1. Champs - The Garden Is Overgrown
And so Isle of Wight duo Champs join The Vaccines, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Public Service Broadcasting, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Ten Fé & Bears Den in claiming the crown of The Metaphorical Boat's song of the year, with "The Garden Is Overgrown".
"The Garden Is Overgrown" is a song about the passage of time & the ebb and flow of priorities, which is delivered over a psych-synth-pop backing, with an irresistible chorus.
So congratulations to Champs, and click the 'play' button below to enjoy our favourite song of 2017 -