Muse song first ever played on NME radio

Muse's 'Knights Of Cydonia' was the first song played on NME Radio as the station launched today (June 24).

The band won a fierce online poll which saw fans of acts like The Killers, Oasis, The Strokes and more all voting in an online poll to choose the first song played as the station went live at 11am (BST).

There were over 3.5 million votes through NME.COM for the honour of being the first song played on air.