When promos of the latest deluxe Pavement reissue – “Brighten The Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed”, no less – turned up last week, it struck me that perhaps, in 12 months’ time, we might just be talking about a Pavement comeback being one of the key reunions of 2009.
Not long to go now until we reveal the winner of the first Uncut Music Award. Later this week, we'll announce who our judges have chosen as their favourite from the shortlist of eight. In the meantime, though, I've been doing some rudimentary maths based on the messages you've all posted on this blog. Here come your favourites; the winner, I should say, came home by a landslide.