Christmas Issue 2014

    FEATURES

  • NMEBRANDON FLOWERS

    Is he human or is he Santa?

  • NMEJOHN LYDON

    Snooooow future – the ex-Pistol delivers the King’s Speech

  • NMETHE NME SINGLES PANEL

    Kirsty Wark, Ricky Wilson and Wild Beasts debate the tracks of the year

  • NMEROYAL BLOOD

    Glory to the newborn kings! Ben and Mike play with their baubles in Chicago

  • NMEKAREN O

    Fairytale in New York with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer

  • NMERADIO 1 BOSS GRILLED

    Jingle bellend? You decide, as George Ergatoudis answers your questions

  • NMEGERARD WAY…

    …in a manger. The year the MCR frontman turned Britpop revivalist

  • NMEWU-TANG CLAN

    Bring da muthafuckin’ reindeer: RZA talks the Clan’s sixth album

  • NMEHAVE A BLUE CHRISTMAS

    The story behind Low’s gloomy ‘Christmas’ album

PLUS…

  • Anatomy Of An Album – The Beach Boys, ‘Christmas Album’
  • Soundtrack Of My Life – Tim Wheeler
  • Album Reviews:
    • Mark Kozelek
    • Los Campesinos!
    • A Sunny Day In Glasgow
    • Christmas Joy In Full Measure compilation
    • Smoke Fairies
    • FILM: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
    • FILM: Penguins Of Madagascar
    • DVD: Jake Bugg Live At The Royal Albert Hall
    • FILM: Dumb And Dumber To
    • FILM: Exodus: Gods And Kings
  • Caught Live:
    • Julian Casablancas + The Voidz
    • Manic Street Preachers
    • Shamir
    • The Smashing Pumpkins