The White Stripes top 2006 NME Chart

‘Blue Orchid’ was your favourite track of the year

The White Stripes have topped the 2006 NME Chart with ‘Blue Orchid’.

The track was the most wanted song this year in the only chart that matters, beating close competition from Arctic Monkeys‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ at Two and Arcade Fire’s ‘Rebellion (Lies)’ at Three.

Maximo Park’s ‘Apply Some Pressure’ features in the countdown at Four, while Kaiser Chiefs secure the Number Five position with ‘Oh My God’.

Other entries in the NME Chart’s Top 20 most requested tracks for 2006 include Franz Ferdinand, The Rakes, Gorillaz and Bloc Party.

The NME Chart 2006 looks like:

1. The White Stripes – ‘Blue Orchid’

2. Arctic Monkeys – ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’

3. Arcade Fire – ‘Rebellion (Lies)’

4. Maximo Park – ‘Apply Some Pressure’

5. Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Oh My God’

6. Franz Ferdinand – ‘Do You Want To’

7. The Rakes – ’22 Grand Job’

8. Gorillaz – ‘Dare’

9. Bloc Party – ‘Two More Years’

10. We Are Scientists – ‘The Great Escape’

11. Editors – ‘Munich’

12. The Futureheads – ‘Area’

13. The Strokes – ‘Juicebox’

14. LCD Soundsystem – ‘Daft Punk Is Playing At My House’

15. The White Stripes – ‘My Doorbell’

16. The Bravery – ‘An Honest Mistake’

17. Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘In My Head’

18. Arctic Monkeys – ‘Fake Tales Of San Francisco’

19. Babyshambles – ‘Fuck Forever’

20. Hard-Fi – ‘Hard To Beat’

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