Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' Named Album of the Year 2013

artist: arctic monkeys date: 12/05/2013 category: general music news
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Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' Named Album of the Year 2013
The latest Arctic Monkeys studio album "AM" was officially named Album of the Year 2013 by NME magazine. Indie act landed ahead of Kanye West and his new effort "Yeezus" at No. 2 and fellow rockers Queens of the Stone Age who scored a No. 3 spot with "...Like Clockwork." Full Top 50 list will be available in the magazine's upcoming edition. As for the individual tunes category, French electro giants Daft Punk once again scored big with their global hit "Get Lucky," topping the list ahead of Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" track and Arctic Monkeys' "Do I Wanna Know?" "AM" saw its release on September 9 via Domino Records. Also make sure to check out NME's top 10 albums and songs of 2013 below. NME's Top 10 Albums of 2013: 10. David Bowie - "The Next Day" 09. Laura Marling - "Once I Was an Eagle" 08. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - "Push the Sky Away" 07. Arcade Fire - "Reflektor" 06. Daft Punk - "Random Access Memories" 05. Savages - "Silence Yourself" 04. Foals - "Holy Fire" 03. Queens of the Stone Age - "...Like Clockwork" 02. Kanye West - "Yeezus" 01. Arctic Monkeys - "AM" NME's Top 10 Songs of 2013: 10. Kanye West - "Black Skinhead" 09. Lorde - "Royals" 08. Foals - "My Number" 07. Pond - "Xanman" 06. Courtney Barnett - "Avant Gardener" 05. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Sacrilege" 04. Disclosure feat. AlunaGeorge - "White Noise" 03. Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know?" 02. Arcade Fire - "Reflektor" 01. Daft Punk - "Get Lucky" In related news, Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner revealed he considered naming the latest album "The New Black" after an amp used in the recording process. "I got this old Rickenbacker thing that we recorded a lot through," he told NME. "There's no knobs, just two holes. And this little black amp that became known as The New Black. Crossed me mind to call the album that."
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