Uncut's Top 50 Albums of 2013



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST
List Rating
81
649 ratings
Genre Breakdown
Indie Rock (12), Singer-Songwriter (10), Folk (7), Electronic (5), Garage Rock (4), Alt-Country (3), Hip Hop (2), Psychedelic Rock (2), Indie Pop (2), Alternative Rock (2), Experimental (1), Rock (1), Synthpop (1), Americana (1), Lo-Fi (1), Nu-Disco (1), Dream Pop (1), French House (1), Shoegaze (1), Post-Punk (1), Folk Rock (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
268 ratings

2. David Bowie - The Next Day

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

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
132 ratings

4. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts

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

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
119 ratings

6. Roy Harper - Man and Myth

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

7. Bill Callahan - Dream River

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

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
177 ratings

9. Arctic Monkeys - AM

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

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
124 ratings

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 ratings

12. Prefab Sprout - Crimson/Red

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

13. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

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

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
303 ratings

15. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

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

16. Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin

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

17. Kanye West - Yeezus

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

18. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

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

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
377 ratings

21. Broadcast - Berberian Sound Studio

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

22. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

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

23. Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare

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

24. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II

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

25. Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In

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

26. Jason Isbell - Southeastern

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

27. Atoms for Peace - AMOK

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

28. Johnny Marr - The Messenger

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

29. Hiss Golden Messenger - Haw

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

30. Yo La Tengo - Fade

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

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
45 ratings

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
75 ratings

33. Richard Thompson - Electric

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

34. White Denim - Corsicana Lemonade

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

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
11 ratings

36. Mark Kozelek & Desertshore - Mark Kozelek & Desertshore

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

37. Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record

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

38. Haim - Days Are Gone

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

39. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

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

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
27 ratings

42. Arcade Fire - Reflektor

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

43. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium

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

44. Fuzz - Fuzz

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

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
5 ratings

46. Factory Floor - Factory Floor

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

47. Phoenix - Bankrupt!

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

48. Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost

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

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
75
28 ratings

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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