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Vampire Weekend top Rolling Stone album of the year poll

Vampire Weekend top Rolling Stone album of the year poll

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Chris Tomson and Ezra Koenig with Vampire Weekend performs on day 1 of the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on Friday Oct. 4, in Austin Texas. Photo: Associated Press/John Davisson/Invision

Vampire Weekend’s “Modern Vampires of the City” has topped Rolling Stone magazine’s Albums of the Year poll.

The album has beaten out Kanye West’s “Yeezus” and Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” for the number one spot.

Paul McCartney’s New and Reflektor by Arcade Fire also make the top five while 2013 albums from Queens of the Stone Age, The National, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails, Ashley Monroe and Laura Marling have landed in the top 20.

The top 10 is:
1. Vampire Weekend – “Modern Vampires of the City”
2. Kanye West – “Yeezus”
3. Daft Punk – “Random Access Memories”
4. Paul McCartney – “New”
5. Arcade Fire – “Reflektor”
6. Queens of the Stone Age – “…Like Clockwork”
7. Lorde – “Pure Heroine”
8. The National – “Trouble Will Find Me”
9. Arctic Monkeys – “AM”
10. John Fogerty – “Wrote A Song For Everyone”

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