Joy Division, David Bowie, The Smiths feature in NME's special edition 60th anniversary issue

NME has compiled the 60 most important albums of its lifetime

Joy Division, David Bowie, The Smiths feature in NME's special edition 60th anniversary issue

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Joy Division, David Bowie and The Smiths all feature in a new limited edition issue of NME which celebrates the 60 most important albums of the last 60 years.

To coincide with NME's 60th birthday, the magazine features in-depth looks at seminal albums from The Beatles, Sex Pistols, Eminem, The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, The Who, The Clash, Nirvana and dozens of other classic LPs.

As well as featuring a number of the original reviews from NME's archives, the magazine also contains an up-to-date appraisal of the records by NME's current writers.

It also features the likes of Johnny Marr, Noel Gallagher, The Cure's Robert Smith, Glasvegas' James Allan, Echo & The Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch, Dave Grohl and Moby opening up about the albums that inspired them.

The issue, which is priced at £5.99, is available from all good newsagents and digitally – click here to order your copy.

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