British rockers Keane's album PERFECT SYMMETRY has beaten out competition from Coldplay and Kings Of Leon to be named 2008's best record, according to a new poll.
The trio's LP, its first since 2005's Under The Iron Sea, topped Britain's Q Magazine and Q Radio's best releases of the year (08) list.
Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds came second, with U.K. electro-folk group Goldfrapp taking the third spot on the coveted poll.
Earlier this year, Keane's first two albums - Hopes and Fears and Under the Iron Sea - were voted into Q magazine's Best British Albums Ever poll, sitting at number 13 and number eight respectively.
Q Magazine's best releases of 2008 are:
1. Perfect Symmetry - Keane
2. Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! - Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds
3. Supernature - Goldfrapp
4. Dig Out Your Soul - Oasis
5. Only By The Night - Kings of Leon
6. Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay
7. The Seldom Seen Kid - Elbow
8. Exotic Creatures of the Deep - Sparks
9. The Age of the Understatement - The Last Shadow Puppets
10. Accelerate - R.E.M