In this week’s issue of NME, on sale across the UK from January 21, you’ll find part two of our Albums Of 2009 preview, featuring in-the-studio exclusives with:

My Chemical Romance!
The Cribs!
Kate Nash!
Editors!
The Prodigy!

Plus…

“People think I’m an attention seeker, but I’m just honest” – Lily Allen comes out fighting.

Glasvegas confirm they will play new songs on the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour.

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Arctic Monkeys
debut songs from their forthcoming third album, live in New Zealand.

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Plus!

The NME verdict on Franz Ferdinand‘s new album.

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It’s all in the new issue of NME, on sale Wednesday January 21.