Uncut's Top 50 Albums of 2013



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST

List Rating: 81
Based on 649 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Indie Rock (12), Singer-Songwriter (10), Folk (7), Electronic (5), Garage Rock (4), Alt-Country (3), Alternative Rock (2), Hip Hop (2), Psychedelic Rock (2), Indie Pop (2), Shoegaze (1), Post-Punk (1), Folk Rock (1), Experimental (1), Rock (1), Synthpop (1), Americana (1), Lo-Fi (1), Nu-Disco (1), Dream Pop (1), French House (1)

1. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

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

2. David Bowie - The Next Day

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

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
82
23 reviews
USER SCORE
79

4. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

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

5. 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

6. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

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

7. Bill Callahan - Dream River

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

8. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze
April 9, 2013
Folk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
22 reviews
USER SCORE
81

9. Arctic Monkeys - AM

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

10. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest

Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
June 11, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
83
25 reviews
USER SCORE
79

11. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
81
9 reviews
USER SCORE
81

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

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

13. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

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

14. The National - Trouble Will Find Me

The National - Trouble Will Find Me
May 21, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
84
24 reviews
USER SCORE
82

15. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

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

16. Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin

Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin
April 16, 2013
Garage Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
9 reviews
USER SCORE
78

17. Kanye West - Yeezus

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

18. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Garage Rock
CRITIC SCORE
84
16 reviews
USER SCORE
81

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
85
25 reviews
USER SCORE
84

21. Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio
January 8, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
76
14 reviews
USER SCORE
70

22. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
April 8, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
86
24 reviews
USER SCORE
79

23. Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare

Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare
October 14, 2013
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
78
4 reviews
USER SCORE
81

24. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
February 5, 2013
Psychedelic Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
17 reviews
USER SCORE
78

25. Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In

Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In
February 25, 2013
Alt-Country
CRITIC SCORE
78
14 reviews
USER SCORE
78

26. Jason Isbell - Southeastern

Jason Isbell - Southeastern
June 11, 2013
Alt-Country
CRITIC SCORE
84
9 reviews
USER SCORE
81

27. Atoms for Peace - AMOK

Atoms for Peace - AMOK
February 26, 2013
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
75
24 reviews
USER SCORE
75

28. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

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

29. Hiss Golden Messenger - Haw

Hiss Golden Messenger - Haw
April 1, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
84
4 reviews
USER SCORE
78

30. Yo La Tengo - Fade

Yo La Tengo - Fade
January 15, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
20 reviews
USER SCORE
77

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

Neko Case - The Worse Things Get ...
September 3, 2013
Alt-Country
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80

32. 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

33. Richard Thompson - Electric

Richard Thompson - Electric
February 5, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
75
7 reviews
USER SCORE
76

34. White Denim - Corsicana Lemonade

White Denim - Corsicana Lemonade
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
74
13 reviews
USER SCORE
78

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

36. Mark Kozelek & Desertshore - Mark Kozelek & Desertshore

Mark Kozelek & Desertshore - Mark Kozelek & Desertshore
August 20, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
78
3 reviews
USER SCORE
80

37. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

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

38. Haim - Days Are Gone

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

39. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

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

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
78
17 reviews
USER SCORE
73

42. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire - Reflektor
October 29, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
25 reviews
USER SCORE
83

43. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium

Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium
September 3, 2013
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
18 reviews
USER SCORE
75

44. Fuzz - Fuzz

Fuzz - Fuzz
October 1, 2013
Garage Rock
CRITIC SCORE
76
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83

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
77

46. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

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

47. Phoenix - Bankrupt!

Phoenix - Bankrupt!
April 22, 2013
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
76
21 reviews
USER SCORE
75

48. Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost

Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost
April 16, 2013
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
73
18 reviews
USER SCORE
74

49. Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day

Mazzy Star - Seasons of Your Day
September 24, 2013
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
75
16 reviews
USER SCORE
76

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/

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