Band pick up prize from Ellie Goulding and Mat Horne
Bombay Bicycle Club have won the Best New Band award at the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight (February 24).
The band picked up the prize from guest presenters Ellie Goulding and actor Mat Horne at London‘s O2 Academy Brixton.
Bombay Bicycle Club received huge cheers as they stepped up to receive their award.
Bassist Ed Nash joked: “We were playing a drinking game before we got this and we lost to The xx.”
Lead singer Jack Steadman added: “We lost the drinking game but we got this, so thank you. I’d like to thank my gran too.”
Get the special Shockwaves NME Awards issue of NME, out now, featuring a free Domino records CD, then next week’s NME (out March 3) for the ultimate Awards review.