BEST OF
2014
MOJO's Top 50 Albums of 2013

MOJO's Top 50 Albums of 2013

Original Source

1. Bill Callahan - Dream River

Bill Callahan - Dream River
September 17, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
20 reviews
User Score
80
54 reviews

2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
Critic Score
82
25 reviews
User Score
79
348 reviews

3. David Bowie - The Next Day

David Bowie - The Next Day
March 12, 2013
Rock
Critic Score
81
23 reviews
User Score
75
142 reviews

4. Arctic Monkeys - AM

Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
22 reviews
User Score
80
259 reviews

5. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
March 11, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
11 reviews
User Score
78
81 reviews

6. Deerhunter - Monomania

Deerhunter - Monomania
May 7, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
23 reviews
User Score
79
210 reviews

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
428 reviews

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
12 reviews

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
131 reviews

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 reviews

11. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

Phosphorescent - Muchacho
March 19, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
User Score
80
143 reviews

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red
October 7, 2013
Critic Score
NR
User Score
71
4 reviews

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
293 reviews

14. James Holden - The Inheritors

James Holden - The Inheritors
June 17, 2013
Minimal
Critic Score
83
13 reviews
User Score
78
34 reviews

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
181 reviews

16. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

Factory Floor - Factory Floor
September 9, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
81
21 reviews
User Score
75
39 reviews

17. Charles Bradley - Victim of Love

Charles Bradley - Victim of Love
April 2, 2013
Soul
Critic Score
76
9 reviews
User Score
75
14 reviews

18. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
25 reviews
User Score
84
335 reviews

19. Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon

Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon
March 4, 2013
Soul
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
78
23 reviews

20. Pet Shop Boys - Electric

Pet Shop Boys - Electric
July 15, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
74
46 reviews

21. Mavis Staples - One True Vine

Mavis Staples - One True Vine
June 25, 2013
Soul
Critic Score
77
10 reviews
User Score
78
6 reviews

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
124 reviews

23. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
August 20, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
78
124 reviews

24. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record
June 4, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
13 reviews
User Score
76
26 reviews

25. James Blake - Overgrown

James Blake - Overgrown
April 8, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
82
24 reviews
User Score
81
286 reviews

26. Villagers - {Awayland}

Villagers - {Awayland}
January 14, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
71
11 reviews
User Score
74
27 reviews

27. Disclosure - Settle

Disclosure - Settle
June 3, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
79
19 reviews
User Score
80
229 reviews

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
74
7 reviews

29. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Jon Hopkins - Immunity
June 3, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
84
17 reviews
User Score
83
185 reviews

30. Primal Scream - More Light

Primal Scream - More Light
May 6, 2013
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
75
17 reviews
User Score
77
32 reviews

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
69
9 reviews

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 reviews

34. Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum

Karen Gwyer - Needs Continuum
February 25, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
68
3 reviews
User Score
67
1 review

35. Midlake - Antiphon

Midlake - Antiphon
November 5, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
63
15 reviews
User Score
73
20 reviews

36. Low - The Invisible Way

Low - The Invisible Way
March 19, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
17 reviews
User Score
74
28 reviews

37. Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum

Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum
November 12, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
70
15 reviews
User Score
72
6 reviews

38. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
27 reviews
User Score
79
408 reviews

39. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

Roy Harper - Man and Myth
September 23, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
95
1 review

40. Black Sabbath - 13

Black Sabbath - 13
June 11, 2013
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
70
13 reviews
User Score
69
28 reviews

41. Goldfrapp - Tales of Us

Goldfrapp - Tales of Us
September 9, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
75
31 reviews

42. Paul McCartney - New

Paul McCartney - New
October 15, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
75
15 reviews
User Score
75
25 reviews

43. Haim - Days Are Gone

Haim - Days Are Gone
September 30, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
22 reviews
User Score
78
194 reviews

44. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

Johnny Marr - The Messenger
February 26, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
63
13 reviews
User Score
66
23 reviews

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
77
85 reviews

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
233 reviews

47. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
Critic Score
87
19 reviews
User Score
83
163 reviews

48. The Flaming Lips - The Terror

The Flaming Lips - The Terror
April 1, 2013
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
77
97 reviews

49. Tim Hecker - Virgins

Tim Hecker - Virgins
October 14, 2013
Drone
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
81
84 reviews

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/

MORE 2013 YEAR END LISTS:


MORE YEAR END LISTS FROM MOJO:


Check out our 2013 Year End Summary.