Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

NME list features Pulp, Joy Division and Bowie in top three

Sheffield guitar band Pulp, Manchester legends Joy Division and David Bowie all make appearances in the top three of a chart recently put together by NME.

Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division was at number one, with Common People, by Jarvis Cocker fronted group Pulp at two and Bowie's track Heroes at three on the list, which covers "100 greatest tracks" from the time of the famed music mag's existence.

During their time together, the band Joy Division were also responsible for songs such as Heart and Soul and New Dawn Fades.

Elsewhere in the mag's top 20, catchy ballad There Is a Light That Never Goes Out, the work of another famed Manchester band, The Smiths, is present at number seven.And The Stone Roses pop up twice – I Am The Resurrection is in 20th position and She Bangs The Drums is in sixth.

Although bands dominate the top 20, the likes of solo stars Madonna and Michael Jackson also pop up.

NME has released the first 20 songs in its list on its website. It says the rest of the list can be viewed in its magazine.

Published by KT.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801390103-ADNFCR Posted on 21 Jun 2012 12:15 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.

25 Apr 2017 17:08
thumbnail

An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.

20 Mar 2017 11:31
thumbnail

Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.

13 Mar 2017 13:12
thumbnail

Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase

7 Mar 2017 15:23
thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The latest entry into the acclaimed microphone brands line-up, the sE8 Small Condenser Microphone packs a big punch despite its diminutive and compact frame.

13 Jul 2017 13:24
thumbnail

A familiar face in an all new format, the Waza Amplifier Head lets you experience the full power of an established classic in the comfort of your own bedroom.

11 Jul 2017 11:07
thumbnail

A visual percussion instrument that promises a completely immersive rhythmic experience, the DR-01S is the first of many in the latest percussive generation.

11 Jul 2017 10:14
thumbnail

In celebration of BOSS' 40th anniversary, the company releases a triumvirate of their most famous and sought-after pedals in a limited-edition box-set format.

11 Jul 2017 09:39
thumbnail

In celebration of their rich history, VOX launches the AC30HW60 and AC15HW60. Designed to emulate the classics, VOX add impetus to the saying 'old is gold'

7 Jul 2017 10:57
thumbnail

Continuing the legacy of Elektron's previous entries, the Analog Four MKII/Analog Rytm MKII marks the beginning of a new era graced with bountiful enhancements

6 Jul 2017 14:51