Killers, Razorlight on new NME festival compilation CD

Summer 'Essential Bands' collection is out now

Muse, Kasabian, Razorlight and The Killers are among the bands who will feature on NME’s new compilation CD.

‘NME Presents The Essential Bands – Festival Edition’ is a 2CD, 40-track collection featuring the acts who will be soundtracking your summer. It’s on sale now in all good record stores.

The tracklisting is:


Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Everything Is Average Nowadays’

The Killers – ‘Bones’

The Gossip – ‘Standing In The Way Of Control’

Razorlight – ‘Before I Fall To Pieces’

Kasabian – ‘Shoot The Runner’

Muse – ‘Starlight’

The Twang – ‘Wide Awake’

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – ‘Weapon Of Choice’

Fall Out Boy – ‘Thnks Fr Th Mmrs’

Jet – ‘Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is’

The Rumble Strips – ‘Alarm Clock’

The Automatic – ‘Raoul’

The Rapture – ‘Pieces Of The People We Love’

CSS – ‘Off The Hook’

Noisettes – ‘Scratch Your Name’

1990s – ‘See You At The Lights’

The Maccabees – ‘Precious Time’

Pull Tiger Tail – ‘Let’s Lightning’

Cold War Kids – ‘Hang Me Up To Dry’

Jarvis – ‘Running The World’


The View – ‘Same Jeans’

Klaxons – ‘Gravity’s Rainbow’

Maximo Park – ‘Our Velocity’

Bloc Party – ‘The Prayer’

Low vs Diamond – ‘Heart Attack’

The Hours – ‘Back When You Were Good’

Keane – ‘A Bad Dream’

Thirteen Senses – ‘All The Love In Your Hands’

Patrick Wolf – ‘The Magic Position’

Little Man Tate – ‘This Must Be Love’

Gruff Rhys – ‘Candylion’

Bright Eyes – ‘Four Winds’

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly – ‘War Of The Worlds’

Alterkicks – ‘Good Luck’

The Long Blondes – ‘Giddy Stratospheres’

The Wombats – ‘Backfire At the Disco’

The Rakes – ‘We Danced Together’

Enter Shikari – ‘Anything Can Happen In The Next Half Hour’

!!! – ‘Must Be The Moon’

The Cribs – ‘Men’s Needs’