Animal Collective top 2009 critics’ ‘poll of polls’

'Merriweather Post Pavilion' named Number One in annual HMV round-up

Animal Collective have topped an annual round-up of critics’ polls organised by HMV.

The band’s ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’ is Number One in the retailer’s “poll of poll” which collates the results of 34 end of year polls into one list.

The HMV top ten is as follows:

1. Animal Collective – ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’
2. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘It’s Blitz’
3. The xx – ‘The xx’
4. Dirty Projectors – ‘Bitte Orca’
5. Grizzly Bear – ‘Veckatimest’
6. The Horrors – ‘Primary Colours’
7. Fever Ray – ‘Fever Ray’
8. Florence and the Machine – ‘Lungs’
9. Bat For Lashes – ‘Two Suns’
10. Wild Beasts – ‘Two Dancers’

Check out NME‘ top 50 albums and tracks of 2009, which are online now.