Thursday, July 01, 2004

........ if you had asked me I would have told you

U2 have been voted the best band of the past decade in an online survey of 100,000 people.

In the survey, conducted by FHM, U2 topped the poll for best band, ahead of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis and Coldplay.

U2 also scored well on the album poll with 'All That You Can't Leave Behind' being voted the fourth best album in the last ten years.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers' album 'Californication' topped the poll as the best album of the last decade, while Oasis' claimed the second place spot with 'What's The Story, Morning Glory'.

Eminem's 'The Marshall Mathers LP' was voted the third best album of the decade.

In the same poll, 'The Matrix' was voted as the best film of the decade, with 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' placed second and 'Pulp Fiction' claiming the third place.

© RTE, 2004.