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NME Recordings Of 2000

Albums

Queens Of The Stomeage

1. Queens Of The Stone Age – Rated R
2. Primal Scream – Exterminator
3. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
4. Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
5. At The Drive-In – Relationship Of Command
6. Coldplay – Parachutes
7. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
8. Doves – Lost Souls
9. Super Furry Animals – Mwng
10. Kelis – Kaleidoscope
11. Radiohead – Kid A
12. Granddaddy – The Sophtware Slump
13. Lambchop – Nixon
14. Yo La Tengo – And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out
15. Teenage Fanclub – Howdy!
16. Godspeed You Black Emperor! – Levez Vos Skinny Fists Comme Antennas To Heaven
17. Elliott Smith – Figure 8
18. The For Carnation – The For Carnation
19. The Go-Betweens – The Friend Of Rachel Worth
20. Richard Ashcroft – Alone With Everybody
21. Wu-Tang Clan – The W
22. Delta – Slippin’ Out
23. Broadcast – The Noise Made By People
24. Six By Seven – The Closer You Get
25. Jeff Buckley – Mystry White Boy
26. Bell And Sebastian – Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like A Peasant
27. Smog – Dongs Of Sevotion
28. The Delgados – The Great Eastern
29. The Dandy Warhols – Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia
30. The Kingsbury Manx – The Kingsbury Manx
31. Two Lone Swordsman – Tiny Reminders
32. Johnny Cash – American III: Solitary Man
33. Shellac – 1000 Hurts
34. Marilyn Manson – Holy Wood (In The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death)
35. Sigur Ros – Agaetis Byrjun
36. Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele
37. Paul Weller – Heliocentric
38. Leila – Courtesy Of Choice
39. Asian Dub Foundation – Community Music
40. Black Box Recorder – The Facts Of Life
41. David Holmes – Bow Down To The Exit Sign
42. Outkast – Stankonia
43. Clinic – Internal Wrangler
44. Amen – We Have Come For Your Parents
45. Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker
46. Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
47. Madonna – Music
48. Q-Tip – Amplified
49. Grand Drive – True Love And High Adventure
50. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – The Blue Tree

2000 NME Singles

1. Eminem – The Real Slim Shady
2. Coldplay – Yellow
3. Kelis – Caught Out There
4. Queens Of Thr Stone Age – The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
5. Lambchop – Up With People
6. Queens Of The Stone Age – Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
7. Sugarbabes – Overload
8. Doves – The Ceder Room
9. Primal Scream – Accelerator
10. Spiller – Groovejet
11. Richard Ashcroft – A Song For The Lovers
12. King Biscuit Time – No Style Ep
13. PJ Harvey – Good Fortune
14. At The Drive-In – One Armed Scissor
15. Clearlake – Winterlake
16. The Dandy Warhols – Bohemian Like You
17. Broadcast – Come On Let’s Go
18. All Saints Pure Shores
19. Eminem – Stan
20. Marilyn Manson – Disposable Teens
21. Mint Royal – Don’t Falter
22. Zombie Nation – Kernkraft 400
23. The Bloodhound Gang – The Bad Touch
24. Blur – Music Is My Radar
25. Teenage Fanclub – I Need Direction
26. All Saints – Black Coffee
27. Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Got Your Money
28. Kylie Minogue – Spinning Around
29. Dr Dre – Forget About Dre
30. Trail Of Dead – Mistakes And Regrets
31. Manic Street Preachers – Masses Against The Classes
32. Daft Punk – One More Time
33. Super Furry Animals – Ysbeidiau Heulog
34. Elliott Smith – Son Of Sam
35. Primal Scream – Kill All Hippies
36. Aaliyah – Try Again
37. Dead Prez – Hip Hop
38. Shack – Oscar
39. Wu-Tang Clan – Gravel Pit
40. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Poodle Rockin’
41. Doves – Catch The Sun
42. Death In Vegas – Aisha
43. Boards Of Canada – In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country
44. Badly Drawn Boy – Once Around The Block
45. Air – Playground Love
46. The Beta Band – To You Alone
47. Kid 606 – Straight Outta Compton
48. Britney Spears – Oops!..I Dun It Again
49. Moby – Natural Blues
50. Kelis – Good Stuff
51. Oasis - Go Let It Out
52. Goldfrapp – Utopia
53. Kid 606 – Soccergirl Ep
54. Manson – I Can Only Disappoint U
55. Super Furry Animals – Do Or Die
56. Travis – Coming Around
57. Rage Againsed The Machine – Sleep Now In The Fire
58. Badly Drawn Boy – Disillusion
59. Madonna – Music
60. Infesticons – Hero Theme
61. Saint Etienne – Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi)
62. Brassy – Work It Out
63. Coldplay – Shiver
64. Alan Braxe And Fred Flake – Running
65. Ian Brown – Golden Gaze
66. Destiny’s Child – Sey My Name
67. Fatboy Slim – Sunset (Bird Of Prey)
68. Granddaddy – He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s The Pilot
69. Cypress Hill – Rock (Superstar)
70. Yo La Tengo – You Can Have It All
71. David Holms – ’69 Police
72. Granddaddy – The Crystal Lake
73. Sisqo – Thong Song
74. Eels – Mr E’s Beautiful Blues
75. Idlewiled – Roseability
76. V-Twin – Delinquency
77. Six By Seven – Eat Junk Become Junk
78. Asian Dub Foundation – New Way, New Life
79. Belle And Sebastian – Legal Man
80. Roni Size – Who Told You
81. Sleater-Kinney – You’re No Rock ‘N Roll Fun
82. Bloodclaat Gangster Youth – Kill Or Be Killed
83. At The Drive-In – Rolodex Propaganda
84. Blink 182 – All The Small Things
85. Eminem – The Way I Am
86. Foo Fighters – Generator
87. Kevin Tihista’s Red Terror – Lose The Dress
88. Less Than Jake – All Of My Best Friends Are Metalheads
89. Black Box Recorder – The Facts Of Life
90. Echoboy – Kit And Holly
91. Low – Dinosaur Act
92. Chicks On Speed – Glamour Girl
93. Kelis – Get Along With You
94. Mull Historical Society – Barcode Bypass
95. Blondie Redhead – Melodie Citronique
96. Royal Trux – Radio Video
97. Elbow – New Born
98. Peaches – Lovertits
99. Birth – Found A Way Out
100. Muse – Muscle Museum


NME Singles Of The Week 2000

• Lupine Howl - Vaporizer
• Scooch - More Than I Need To Know
• The Beta Band - To You Alone/Sequinsizer
• Yo La Tengo - Saturday
• Eels - Mr E's Beautiful Blues
• Clearlake - Winterlight
• Brassy - Work It Out
• Dead Prez - Hip Hop
• Dr Dre - Still Dre
• Doves - The Cedar Room
• The Monsoon Bassoon & Rothko - Wall Of Suss #1
• The Czars - Val
• L/A/L - Hall And Oats Have Disappeared
• Cypress Hill - (Rock) Superstar
• Infesticons - Hero Theme
• Mirwais - Disco Science
• Lambchop - Up With People
• Aka - You Been Sold
• Broadcast - Come On Let's Go
• Royal Trux - Dirty Headlines
• Kelis - Good Stuff
• Low/Spring Heel Jack - Bombscare Ep
• King Biscuit Time - No Style
• Elliott Smith - Son Of Sam
• Smog - Strayed
• Machine Head - Year Of The Dragon
• Russell Watson & Shaun Ryder - Barcelona (Friends Until The End)
• Lowgold - 108 Ep
• MJ Cole - Sincere
• At The Drive In - One Armed Scissor
• Queens Of The Stone Age - The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
• V/Vm With Chris De Burger & Lion El Glichie - Lady In Red (Is Dancing With Meat)/All Night Long (Butcher All Night)
• Alpinestars - 77 Sunset Strip
• Sugababes - Overload
• Gamma - Black Atlantian
• Blonde Redhead - Melodie Citronique Ep
• DJ Rolando (Aka The Aztec Mystic) - Jaguar
• Muse - Muscle Museum
• Ladytron - Mu-Tron Ep
• Techno Animal Vs Dalek - Megaton/Classical Homicide
• Idlewiled - Roseability
• Alan Braxe & Fred Falke - Running
• Various - Tokyo Ep
• PJ Harvey - Good Fortune
• Planet U All-Stars - Criminal Ep
• Eminem - Stan
• Boards Of Canada - In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country
• Love As Laughter - My Case
• Future Pilot Aka - Darshan/Om Namah Shivaya

NME Pop Poll 2000

Best Band
1. Radiohead
2. Oasis
3. Coldplay
4. Primal Scream
5. U2

Best LP

1. Exterminator - Primal Scream
2. Kid A - Radiohead
3. Parachutes - Coldplay
4. The Marshall Mathers Lp - Eminem
5. The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast - Badley Drawn Boy

Best Single

1. Yellow - Coldplay
2. Stan - Eminem
3. Go Let It Out
4. Take A Look Around - Limp Bizkit
5. Music Is My Radar - Blur

Best New Artist

1. Coldplay
2. At The Drive-In
3. JJ72
4. Badley Drawn Boy
5. Doves

Best Dance Act

1. Fatboy Slim
2. Moby
3. Artful Dodger
4. Underworld
5. Sonique

Best Metal Act

1. Marilyn Manson
2. At The Drive-In
3. Queens Of The Stoneage
4. Limp Bizkit
5. Slipknot

Best Rock Act

1. U2
2. Oasis
3. Manic Street Preachers
4. AC/DC
5. The Beatles

Best Pop Act

1. All Saints
2. Madonna
3. Five
4. S Club 7
5. Britney Spears

Best R 'N' B/ Soul Act

1. Kelis
2. Destiny's Child
3. Macy Gray
4. Craig David
5. Sugarbabes

Best Solo Artist

1. Badly Drawn Boy
2. Eminem
3. Richard Ashcroft
4. PJ Harvey
5. Robbie Williams