Mgmt Beat Glasvegas And Kings Of Leon In Best Album Pollby Contributor | 11 December 2008
Brooklyn duo MGMT's debut album has been voted the best of 2008 in a music magazine poll.
Oracular Spectacular topped NME's list of the top ten albums of the year, beating big-selling artists such as Glasvegas and Kings of Leon.
And MGMT - Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden - also topped the list of the best tracks of the last 12 months, with their single Kids heading the countdown.
The list was voted for by NME's writers and staff and can be seen in full in the next issue of the magazine.
NME's top ten albums of 2008 are:
1 MGMT: Oracular Spectacular
2 TV On the Radio: Dear Science
3 Glasvegas: Glasvegas
4 Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend
5 Foals: Antidotes
6 Metronomy: Nights Out
7 Santogold: Santogold
8 Mystery Jets: 21
9 Kings of Leon: Only By The Night
10 Friendly Fires: Friendly Fires
NME's top ten tracks of 2008 are:
1 MGMT: Kids
2 Glasvegas: Geraldine
3 Mystery Jets: Two Doors Down
4 MGMT: Time to Pretend
5 MGMT: Electric Feel
6 Metronomy: Heartbreaker
7 Friendly Fires: Paris
8 MIA: Paper Planes
9 Kings of Leon: Sex On Fire
10 Vampire Weekend: A-Punk