STONE GLEE!

We do the poll for the first time in ten years - and there's a new winner...

THE STONE ROSES‘ eponymous debut album has been voted the best album of all time by the writers of NME and NME.COM.

The poll, conducted for the first time in ten years, saw the Beach Boys’ ‘Doolittle’ LP, also released in 1989, come in at Number Two. The 1993 winner of the poll, ‘Pet Sounds’ by [a][/a], is at Number Three this time.

Elsewhere in the Top Ten, The Strokes represented the Noughties, with 2001’s NME Album Of The Year ‘Is This It’ entering the chart at Seven.

The full Top Ten is:

1. The Stone Roses “The Stone Roses’

2. Pixies ‘Doolittle’

3. The Beach Boys ‘Pet Sounds’

4. Television ‘Marquee Moon’

5. The Beatles ‘Revolver’

6. Love ‘Forever Changes’

7. The Strokes ‘Is This it’

8. The Smiths ‘The Queen Is Dead’

9.The Velvet Underground ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’

10. The Sex Pistols ‘Never Mind The Bollocks…’

You can buy the Top Twenty albums directly from HMV on a specially designed, easy-to-use page – simply

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To read the full 100, get this week’s issue of NME, on sale through the UK today (March 5).

The 1993 Top Ten was:

1. The Beach Boys ‘Pet Sounds’

2. The Beatles ‘Revolver’

3. The Sex Pistols ‘Never Mind The Bollocks…’

4. Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On’

5. The Stone Roses ‘The Stone Roses’

6. The Velvet Underground ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’

7. The Clash ‘London Calling’

8. The Beatles ‘The Beatles (AKA The White Album)’

9. Public Enemy ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’

10. The Smiths ‘The Queen Is Dead’