December 10, 2013 11:04

Foals top NME readers' album and track of the year poll

Oxford band hold off Arctic Monkeys and Queens Of The Stone Age with 'Holy Fire'

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Foals have topped a poll to discover NME readers' favourite album and song of the year.

The Oxford band held off competition from Arctic Monkeys and Queens Of The Stone Age is both polls, with their album 'Holy Fire' receiving a higher average reader rating than both 'AM' and Josh Homme and co's latest album '... Like Clockwork'.

Readers gave 'Holy Fire', Foals third release, an average of just over eight out of 10.

Meanwhile, Foals' track 'My Number' came top of readers picks, in front of Arctic Monkeys single 'Do I Wanna Know?' and 'Smooth Sailing' by Queens Of The Stone Age. 'My Number', the second track to be taken from 'Holy Fire', scored an average mark of nine and a half out of 10.

NME Readers Album of the Year

1. Foals – 'Holy Fire'
2. Arctic Monkeys – 'AM'
3. Queens of the Stone Age – '... Like Clockwork'


NME Readers Track of the Year

1. Foals – 'My Number'
2. Arctic Monkeys – 'Do I Wanna Know?'
3. Queens of the Stone Age – 'Smooth Sailing'


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