NME have announced their album and track of the year for 2014 and, I have to say, they have made a good choice.
Both of their choices I have written about on my other blog Steve-Says so it kind of makes me reassured that I am still in touch with what’s considered good new music these days.
Album of the year is “St. Vincent” by St Vincent – I was really looking forward to this being released and when it was I played it a lot. My favourite track from it is “Birth In Reverse”:
“Cruel” is also pretty brilliant:
Track of the year is “(Seasons) Waiting On You” by Future Islands. Much like St Vincent, I stumbled across this song purely by accident but so glad that I did: