Readers’ Poll 2019: The Results

Readers’ Poll 2019: The Results

What made DIY readers’ collective 2019, you ask? Here we go…

While we spend most of the time banging on about what makes us tick, musically speaking, each year we hand the metaphorical mic over to you, lovely readers, to find out what’s tickled your eardrums in the most pleasing way throughout the past twelve months.

Throughout November we asked for your favourites - and here they are.

Album of the Year

1. Fontaines DC - Dogrel
2. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2
3. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!
4. King Nun - MASS
5. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
6. Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
7. The Murder Capital - When I Have Fears
8. The Japanese House - Good At Falling
9. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1
10. Tyler, The Creator - IGOR

Song of the Year

1. The 1975 - People
2. Billie Eilish - Bad Guy
3. Fontaines DC - Boys in the Better Land
4. The 1975 - Frail State of Mind
5. King Nun - Bug
6. Black Country, New Road - Sunglasses
7. Talk Show - Fast and Loud
8. Big Thief - Not
9. Declan McKenna - British Bombs
10. Squid - The Cleaner

Band of the Year

1. The 1975
2. Foals
3. IDLES
4. Fontaines DC
5. Vampire Weekend

Readers’ Poll 2019: The Results

Breakthrough Band of the Year

1. Fontaines DC
2. Squid
3. slowthai
4. black midi
5. The Murder Capital

Readers’ Poll 2019: The Results

Best person in (or outside of) a band

1. Greta Thunberg
2. Matty Healy
3. slowthai
4. Yannis Philippakis
5. Joe Talbot

Best cover version

1. Lana Del Rey - Doin’ Time
2. Charli XCX and Chris - TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME
3. Little Simz - Feel Good Inc
4. Denzel Curry - Bulls on Parade
5. Beabadoobee - Don’t You (Forget About Me)

New band most likely to be amazing in 2020

1. Beabadoobee
2. Talk Show
3. Walt Disco
4. Alfie Templeman
5. Dry Cleaning

Best video of 2019

1. The 1975 - People
2. Billie Eilish - Bad Guy
3. King Nun - Bug
4. Slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain
5. Foals - Exits

Best Live Act

1. The 1975
2. Wolf Alice
3. Foals
4. IDLES
5. Vampire Weekend

Readers’ Poll 2019: The Results

Prat of the Year

1. Boris Johnson
2. Morrissey
3. Alex Rice
4. Matty Healy
5. Noel Gallagher

WE’VE GOT A FAVOUR TO ASK

We’re often asked about you, our readers. So we’d really appreciate it if you’d offer up a bit of information about you, and your music-loving habits by filling in our 2019 readers’ survey.

Click here to reach the 2019 DIY readers’ survey.

(Don’t worry, none of what we’re asking for is personally identifiable - and no questions are compulsory.)

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