NME Publishes Its "Cool List"

<i>NME</i> Publishes Its "Cool List"
NME has published its annual navel-gazing list of who it feels are the coolest folk in modern music. Y'see without them we'd have no clue. Take a look, laugh and FYI: the numbers in brackets note their standing in last year's list, so you can observe how being a trainwreck helped Amy Winehouse gain 42 spots on last year's finish. Wow.

1. Frank Carter – Gallows
2. Jamie Reynolds – Klaxons (13)
3. Lovefoxxx – CSS (10)
4. Ryan Jarman – The Cribs
5. Lethal Bizzle
6. Alex Turner – Arctic Monkeys (32)
7. Kate Nash
8. Amy Winehouse (50)
9. Beth Ditto – The Gossip (1)
10. Keith Richards – The Rolling Stones (26)
11. MIA
12. Thom Yorke – Radiohead (9)
13. Drew McConnell - Babyshambles
14. Prince
15. Tom Clarke – The Enemy
16. Noel Gallagher – Oasis
17. Hayley Williams - Paramore
18. Brandon’s Tache – Brandon Flowers, The Killers
19. Matt Bellamy – Muse (27)
20. James Smith - Hadouken
21. Caleb Followill – Kings of Leon
22. Matt Helders – Arctic Monkeys
23. Eddie Argos – Art Brut
24. Craig Finn – The Hold Steady
25. Morgan Yeah? – Does it Offend You, Yeah?
26. Simon Neil - Biffy Clyro – (28)
27. Simon Taylor - Klaxons
28. Karen O – Yeah Yeah Yeahs (5)
29. Kele Okereke – Bloc Party
30. Meg White – The White Stripes (24)
31. Tim Harrington – Les Savy Fav
32. Gerard Way – My Chemical Romance (8)
33. Jamie T
34. Pete Doherty – Babyshambles (28)
35. Lou Hayter – New Young Pony Club
36. Ian Brown
37. Joe Lean – Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong
38. Andy Burrows - Razorlight
39. Kyle Falconer – The View
40. Nicky Wire – Manic Street Preachers
41. Josh Homme - Queens of the Stone Age
42. Cole Alexander - Black Lips
43. Suki - Real Heat
44. Brandon Flowers – The Killers (29)
45. Yannis Philippakis - Foals
46. Patrick Wolf
47. Carlos D - Interpol
48. Santogold
49. Dev Hynes – Lightspeed Champion
50. Spider Webb – The Horrors