Bloc Party top the NME Chart

They beat My Chemical Romance to top spot

Bloc Party have topped the NME Chart with their new single ‘The Prayer’ tonight (January 7).

The track, which is taken from the band’s forthcoming album ’A Weekend In The City’, which is released on February 5.

The band beat off competition from My Chemical Romance, who are at Number Two with ’Famous Last Words’, and Fall Out Boy, who are at Number Seven with ’This Ain’t A Scene, It’s An Arms Race’.

Will Bloc Party manage to hold onto the top spot when Jarvis Cocker comes back with ’Don’t Let Him Waste Your Time’? Or will The Shins take the top spot with ’Phantom Limb’?

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The NME Chart is:

1. Bloc Party- ‘The Prayer’

2. My Chemical Romance- ‘Famous Last Words’

3. The View- ‘Same Jeans’

4. The Maccabees- ‘First Love’

5. The Long Blondes- ‘Giddy Stratospheres’

6. Klaxons- ‘Golden Skans’

7. Fall Out Boy- ‘This Ain’t A Scene, It’s An Arms Race’

8. Jack Penate- ‘Second Minute Or Hour’

9. Good Shoes- ‘The Photos On My Wall’

10.The Automatic- ‘Raoul’