NME launches double CD

This week sees the release of NME The Album 2009 – a double CD of tracks from the greatest bands and artists to have rocked the music world in 2009.

Released by NME in association with Rhino UK, a division of Warner Music UK Ltd, the new album features 40 of the biggest tracks from both established and new bands that have been championed by NME across the year and have provided the soundtrack to 2009.

The Big Pink, Biffy Clyro, Bombay Bicycle Club, Muse, Golden Silvers, Little Boots and Kasabian are just a few of the essential artists to appear on the double CD.

NME editor Krissi Murison says: “From returning heroes Muse and Kasabian to future stars The Big Pink and Marina & The Diamonds, this album brings together all the artists who dominated NME’s stereo this year.”

Full tracklisting for NME The Album 2009:


Muse, Uprising

Kasabian, Fire

Friendly Fires, Kiss Of Life

The Temper Trap, Sweet Disposition

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zero

Jamie T Sticks, ‘n’ Stones

The Big Pink, Dominos

Maximo Park, In Another World

The Enemy, Be Somebody

Franz Ferdinand, Ulysses

White Lies, Death

Passion Pit, The Reeling

The Maccabees, No Kind Words

Gossip Love, Long Distance

Jack Penate, Tonight’s Today

Peter Doherty, The Last of the English Roses

Esser, Headlock

The Virgins, Private Affair

The Cribs, Cheat On Me

Gallows, I Dread The Night


Biffy Clyro, That Golden Rule

Paramore, Ignorance

Green Day, Know Your Enemy

The Prodigy, Warrior’s Dance

Enter Shikari, No Sleep Tonight

The Horrors, Who Can Say

The View, 5 Rebeccas

Ian Brown, Stellify

Bombay Bicycle Club, The Hill

Howling Bells, Into The Chaos

Little Boots, Remedy

Marmaduke Duke, Je Suis Un Funky Homme

Marina & The Diamonds, Obsessions

Animal Collective, My Girls

Dananananaykroyd, Black Wax

Golden Silvers, Please Venus

Phoenix, 1901

Manic Street Preachers, Peeled Apples

Graham Coxon, Dead Bees

Glasvegas, Flowers & Football Tops