Hot Chip named track of the year

‘Over And Over’ tops NME’s 2006 poll

Hot Chip named track of the year
Hot Chip's 'Over And Over' has been named NME Track of 2006 in our annual poll.

The band came first in the top 50 which was voted for by NME staff.

Accepting the accolade, the band’s Alexis Taylor admitted he was chuffed Hot Chip’s efforts had been recognised.

“I’m really proud, it’s a very nice thing to happen after a year of working on this record, promoting it and playing it,” he told NME.COM. “The single seemed to have a strange life of its own where people kept returing to it, playing it in clubs and around the world even!”

NME’s top 50 tracks of 2006 are:

1. Hot Chip – ‘Over And Over’
2. Peter, Bjorn and John – ‘Young Folks’
3. The Gossip – ‘Standing In The Way Of Control’
4. Muse – ‘Supermassive Black Hole’
5. Gnarls Barkley – ‘Crazy’
6. CSS – ‘Let’s Make Love And Listen To Death From Above’
7. Amy Winehouse – ‘Rehab’
8. The Horrors – ‘Sheena Is A Parasite’
9. The View – ‘Wasted Little DJs’
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Cheated Hearts’
11. Klaxons – ‘Gravity’s Rainbow’
12. Metric – ‘Monster Hospital’
13. Arctic Monkeys – ‘When The Sun Goes Down’
14. The Raconteurs – ‘Steady As She Goes’
15. The Long Blondes – ‘Once And Never Again’
16. The Holloways – ‘Generator’
17. Klaxons – ‘Atlantis To Interzone’
18. Justice Vs Simian – ‘We Are Your Friends’
19. The Streets – ‘Prangin’ Out’
20. Jarvis Cocker – ‘Running The World’
21. Gnarls Barkley – ‘Smiley Faces’
22. Muse – ‘Starlight’
23. Midlake – ‘Roscoe’
24. Lupe Fiasco – ‘Kick, Push’
25. The Flaming Lips – ‘The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song’
26. Maps – ‘Lost My Soul’
27. Primal Scream – ‘Country Girl’
28. Hot Chip – ‘Boy From School’
29. The Dresden Dolls – ‘Backstabber’
30. Ali Love – ‘K Hole’
31. Be Your Own Pet – ‘Adventure’
32. Mates Of State – ‘Fraud In The ’80s’
33. Nelly Furtado – ‘Promiscuous’
34. To My Boy – ‘I Am X-ray’
35. Dan Sartain – ‘Replacement Man’
36. Kasabian – ‘Empire’
37. Panic! At The Disco – ‘I Write Sins Not Tragedies’
38. Muse – ‘Knights Of Cydonia’
39. The Strokes – ‘You Only Live Once’
40. The Rapture – ‘Get Myself Into It’
41. The Sunshine Underground – ‘Put You In Your Place’
42. Kelis – ‘Bossy’
43. The Rumble Strips – ‘Motorcycle’
44. Regina Spektor – ‘Fidelity’
45. Secret Machines – ‘Alone, Jealous And Stoned’
46. TV On The Radio – ‘Wolf Like Me’
47. Howling Bells – ‘Setting Sun’
48. The Young Knives – ‘She’s Attracted To’
49. Pull Tiger Tail – ‘Animator’
50. Larrikin Love – ‘Happy As Annie’


For more on this year’s list [url=http://www.nme.com/reviews/tracks/oftheyear ]click here[/url] now.

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