MOJO's Top 50 Albums of 2013



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST

List Rating: 80
Based on 652 album 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), 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), French House (1), Americana (1)

1. Bill Callahan - Dream River

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

2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
CRITIC SCORE
84
25 reviews
USER SCORE
78

3. David Bowie - The Next Day

David Bowie - The Next Day
March 12, 2013
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
22 reviews
USER SCORE
75

4. Arctic Monkeys - AM

Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
22 reviews
USER SCORE
80

5. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
March 11, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
80
11 reviews
USER SCORE
77

6. Deerhunter - Monomania

Deerhunter - Monomania
May 7, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
23 reviews
USER SCORE
79

7. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
May 14, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
85
25 reviews
USER SCORE
84

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

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
82
23 reviews
USER SCORE
78

10. John Murry - The Graceless Age

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

11. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

Phosphorescent - Muchacho
March 19, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
81
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

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

13. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

My Bloody Valentine - m b v
February 3, 2013
Shoegaze
CRITIC SCORE
91
24 reviews
USER SCORE
80

14. James Holden - The Inheritors

James Holden - The Inheritors
June 17, 2013
Minimal
CRITIC SCORE
83
13 reviews
USER SCORE
78

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

Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
June 4, 2013
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
23 reviews
USER SCORE
81

16. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

Factory Floor - Factory Floor
September 9, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
82
21 reviews
USER SCORE
74

17. Charles Bradley - Victim of Love

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

18. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
25 reviews
USER SCORE
84

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

20. Pet Shop Boys - Electric

Pet Shop Boys - Electric
July 15, 2013
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
74

21. Mavis Staples - One True Vine

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

22. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
85
23 reviews
USER SCORE
81

23. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
August 20, 2013
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
78
18 reviews
USER SCORE
77

24. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

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

25. James Blake - Overgrown

James Blake - Overgrown
April 8, 2013
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
84
24 reviews
USER SCORE
81

26. Villagers - {Awayland}

Villagers - {Awayland}
January 14, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
72
11 reviews
USER SCORE
74

27. Disclosure - Settle

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

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
77

29. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Jon Hopkins - Immunity
June 3, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
85
17 reviews
USER SCORE
82

30. Primal Scream - More Light

Primal Scream - More Light
May 6, 2013
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
76
17 reviews
USER SCORE
77

31. Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost

Elvis Costello & The Roots - Wise Up Ghost
September 17, 2013
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
71

32. Glenn Jones - My Garden State

Glenn Jones - My Garden State
May 14, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
75
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

34. Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum

Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum
February 25, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
69
3 reviews
USER SCORE
67

35. Midlake - Antiphon

Midlake - Antiphon
November 5, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
64
15 reviews
USER SCORE
73

36. Low - The Invisible Way

Low - The Invisible Way
March 19, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
17 reviews
USER SCORE
73

37. Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum

Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum
November 12, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
71
15 reviews
USER SCORE
67

38. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
87
27 reviews
USER SCORE
78

39. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

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

40. Black Sabbath - 13

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

41. Goldfrapp - Tales of Us

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

42. Paul McCartney - New

Paul McCartney - New
October 15, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
76
15 reviews
USER SCORE
74

43. Haim - Days Are Gone

Haim - Days Are Gone
September 30, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
22 reviews
USER SCORE
77

44. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

Johnny Marr - The Messenger
February 26, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
64
13 reviews
USER SCORE
66

45. These New Puritans - Field of Reeds

These New Puritans - Field of Reeds
June 10, 2013
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
81
16 reviews
USER SCORE
76

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
79
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80

47. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
88
19 reviews
USER SCORE
84

48. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
20 reviews
USER SCORE
77

49. Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
84
18 reviews
USER SCORE
81

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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