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Uncut's Top 50 Albums of 2013

Uncut's Top 50 Albums of 2013

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1. 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

2. David Bowie - The Next Day

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

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

7. Bill Callahan - Dream River

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

8. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze
April 9, 2013
Folk Rock
Critic Score
81
22 reviews
User Score
81
192 reviews

9. Arctic Monkeys - AM

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

10. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest

Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
June 11, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
81
25 reviews
User Score
79
133 reviews

11. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
9 reviews
User Score
81
19 reviews

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

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

13. 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

14. The National - Trouble Will Find Me

The National - Trouble Will Find Me
May 21, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
24 reviews
User Score
82
328 reviews

15. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

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

16. Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin

Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin
April 16, 2013
Garage Rock
Critic Score
79
9 reviews
User Score
79
58 reviews

17. Kanye West - Yeezus

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

18. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Garage Rock
Critic Score
83
16 reviews
User Score
81
66 reviews

19. Endless Boogie - Long Island

Endless Boogie - Long Island
February 19, 2013
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
NR

20. 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

21. Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio
January 8, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
76
14 reviews
User Score
70
1 review

22. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
April 8, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
85
24 reviews
User Score
79
253 reviews

23. Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare

Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare
October 14, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
81
8 reviews

24. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
February 5, 2013
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
78
134 reviews

25. Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In

Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In
February 25, 2013
Alt-Country
Critic Score
77
14 reviews
User Score
79
11 reviews

26. Jason Isbell - Southeastern

Jason Isbell - Southeastern
June 11, 2013
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
9 reviews
User Score
81
32 reviews

27. Atoms for Peace - AMOK

Atoms for Peace - AMOK
February 26, 2013
Electronic
Critic Score
74
24 reviews
User Score
75
134 reviews

28. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

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

29. Hiss Golden Messenger - Haw

Hiss Golden Messenger - Haw
April 1, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
84
4 reviews
User Score
78
20 reviews

30. Yo La Tengo - Fade

Yo La Tengo - Fade
January 15, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
20 reviews
User Score
77
104 reviews

31. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get ...

Neko Case - The Worse Things Get ...
September 3, 2013
Alt-Country
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
80
46 reviews

32. 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

33. Richard Thompson - Electric

Richard Thompson - Electric
February 5, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
75
6 reviews

34. White Denim - Corsicana Lemonade

White Denim - Corsicana Lemonade
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
73
13 reviews
User Score
78
25 reviews

35. 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

36. Mark Kozelek & Desertshore - Mark Kozelek & Desertshore

Mark Kozelek & Desertshore - Mark Kozelek & Desertshore
August 20, 2013
Critic Score
78
3 reviews
User Score
82
4 reviews

37. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

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

38. Haim - Days Are Gone

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

39. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

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

40. Chris Forsyth - Solar Motel

Chris Forsyth - Solar Motel
October 29, 2013
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

41. Low - The Invisible Way

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

42. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

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

43. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium

Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium
September 3, 2013
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
76
19 reviews

44. Fuzz - Fuzz

Fuzz - Fuzz
October 1, 2013
Garage Rock
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
83
32 reviews

45. 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

46. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

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

47. Phoenix - Bankrupt!

Phoenix - Bankrupt!
April 22, 2013
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
21 reviews
User Score
75
152 reviews

48. Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost

Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost
April 16, 2013
Folk
Critic Score
72
18 reviews
User Score
74
32 reviews

49. Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day

Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day
September 24, 2013
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
16 reviews
User Score
75
28 reviews

50. Houndstooth - Ride Out the Dark

Houndstooth - Ride Out the Dark
July 16, 2013
Critic Score
75
3 reviews
User Score
NR
Original Source: http://www.uncut.co.uk/blog/wild-mercury-sound/the-best-albums-of-2013-the-uncut-top-80

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