MOJO's Top 50 Albums of 2013



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST
List Rating
80
652 ratings
Genre Breakdown
Singer-Songwriter (9), Indie Rock (8), Folk (8), Electronic (6), Soul (4), Alternative Rock (3), Rock (2), Synthpop (2), Indie Pop (2), Hip Hop (2), Experimental (2), Ambient (2), French House (1), Americana (1), Psychedelic Rock (1), Future Garage (1), Drone (1), Shoegaze (1), Post-Punk (1), Funk (1), Heavy Metal (1), Metal (1), Dubstep (1), Nu-Disco (1), Minimal (1), Experimental Rock (1)

1. Bill Callahan - Dream River

Bill Callahan - Dream River
September 17, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
78
20 reviews
USER SCORE
79
52 ratings

2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
CRITIC SCORE
82
25 reviews
USER SCORE
78
327 ratings

3. David Bowie - The Next Day

David Bowie - The Next Day
March 12, 2013
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
23 reviews
USER SCORE
75
136 ratings

4. Arctic Monkeys - AM

Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
22 reviews
USER SCORE
80
235 ratings

5. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
March 11, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
77
78 ratings

6. Deerhunter - Monomania

Deerhunter - Monomania
May 7, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
23 reviews
USER SCORE
79
204 ratings

7. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
84
25 reviews
USER SCORE
84
391 ratings

8. Sun Kil Moon & The Album Leaf - Perils from the Sea

Sun Kil Moon & The Album Leaf - Perils from the Sea
April 30, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
73
4 reviews
USER SCORE
76
11 ratings

9. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
23 reviews
USER SCORE
79
132 ratings

10. John Murry - The Graceless Age

John Murry - The Graceless Age
July 2, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
75
2 reviews
USER SCORE
83
4 ratings

11. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

Phosphorescent - Muchacho
March 19, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80
138 ratings

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red
October 7, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
NR
USER SCORE
71
4 ratings

13. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

My Bloody Valentine - m b v
February 3, 2013
Shoegaze
CRITIC SCORE
89
24 reviews
USER SCORE
80
278 ratings

14. James Holden - The Inheritors

James Holden - The Inheritors
June 17, 2013
Minimal
CRITIC SCORE
83
13 reviews
USER SCORE
77
31 ratings

15. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
June 4, 2013
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
23 reviews
USER SCORE
81
167 ratings

16. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

Factory Floor - Factory Floor
September 9, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
81
21 reviews
USER SCORE
74
35 ratings

17. Charles Bradley - Victim of Love

Charles Bradley - Victim of Love
April 2, 2013
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
76
9 reviews
USER SCORE
76
13 ratings

18. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
25 reviews
USER SCORE
84
311 ratings

19. Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon

Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon
March 4, 2013
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
72
11 reviews
USER SCORE
79
23 ratings

20. Pet Shop Boys - Electric

Pet Shop Boys - Electric
July 15, 2013
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
79
16 reviews
USER SCORE
75
45 ratings

21. Mavis Staples - One True Vine

Mavis Staples - One True Vine
June 25, 2013
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
77
10 reviews
USER SCORE
78
6 ratings

22. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
84
23 reviews
USER SCORE
81
121 ratings

23. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
August 20, 2013
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
77
18 reviews
USER SCORE
77
121 ratings

24. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record
June 4, 2013
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
77
13 reviews
USER SCORE
76
25 ratings

25. James Blake - Overgrown

James Blake - Overgrown
April 8, 2013
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
82
24 reviews
USER SCORE
81
268 ratings

26. Villagers - {Awayland}

Villagers - {Awayland}
January 14, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
71
11 reviews
USER SCORE
74
26 ratings

27. Disclosure - Settle

Disclosure - Settle
June 3, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
79
19 reviews
USER SCORE
80
213 ratings

28. Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind The Film
September 16, 2013
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
73
10 reviews
USER SCORE
76
6 ratings

29. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Jon Hopkins - Immunity
June 3, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
84
17 reviews
USER SCORE
82
179 ratings

30. Primal Scream - More Light

Primal Scream - More Light
May 6, 2013
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
75
17 reviews
USER SCORE
78
33 ratings

31. Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost

Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost
September 17, 2013
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
76
17 reviews
USER SCORE
72
8 ratings

32. Glenn Jones - My Garden State

Glenn Jones - My Garden State
May 14, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
74
3 reviews
USER SCORE
NR

33. Billy Bragg - Tooth & Nail

Billy Bragg - Tooth & Nail
March 19, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
71
8 reviews
USER SCORE
73
4 ratings

34. Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum

Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum
February 25, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
68
3 reviews
USER SCORE
67
1 rating

35. Midlake - Antiphon

Midlake - Antiphon
November 5, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
63
15 reviews
USER SCORE
73
18 ratings

36. Low - The Invisible Way

Low - The Invisible Way
March 19, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
73
27 ratings

37. Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum

Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum
November 12, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
70
15 reviews
USER SCORE
67
4 ratings

38. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
86
27 reviews
USER SCORE
78
382 ratings

39. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

Roy Harper - Man and Myth
September 23, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
75
4 reviews
USER SCORE
95
1 rating

40. Black Sabbath - 13

Black Sabbath - 13
June 11, 2013
Heavy Metal
CRITIC SCORE
70
13 reviews
USER SCORE
69
27 ratings

41. Goldfrapp - Tales of Us

Goldfrapp - Tales of Us
September 9, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
72
11 reviews
USER SCORE
75
33 ratings

42. Paul McCartney - New

Paul McCartney - New
October 15, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
75
15 reviews
USER SCORE
75
23 ratings

43. Haim - Days Are Gone

Haim - Days Are Gone
September 30, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
22 reviews
USER SCORE
78
175 ratings

44. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

Johnny Marr - The Messenger
February 26, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
63
13 reviews
USER SCORE
66
19 ratings

45. These New Puritans - Field of Reeds

These New Puritans - Field of Reeds
June 10, 2013
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
76
80 ratings

46. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
January 22, 2013
Psychedelic Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80
220 ratings

47. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
87
19 reviews
USER SCORE
83
161 ratings

48. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
20 reviews
USER SCORE
77
92 ratings

49. Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
83
18 reviews
USER SCORE
81
79 ratings

50. Time Is a Mountain - Time Is a Mountain

Time Is a Mountain - Time Is a Mountain
April 17, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
NR
USER SCORE
NR
Original Source: http://www.mojo4music.com/9206/mojo-top-50-albums-2013/

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