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NME's Highest Rated Albums of 2013


BY YEAR:
Recent - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - All Time
This is an ordered list of NME's highest rated albums of 2013. Check out NME's Year End List.

1. Arctic Monkeys - AM

Arctic Monkeys - AM
September 9, 2013
Indie Rock
10
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
May 21, 2013
Nu-Disco
10
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



3. Burial - Rival Dealer

Burial - Rival Dealer
December 16, 2013
Dubstep
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. Mutual Benefit - Love's Crushing Diamond

Mutual Benefit - Love's Crushing Diamond
October 25, 2013
Indie Folk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Viet Cong - Cassette

Viet Cong - Cassette
September 5, 2013
9
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



6. The Julie Ruin - Run Fast

The Julie Ruin - Run Fast
September 3, 2013
Indie Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



7. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
Experimental
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



8. Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana

Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana
July 9, 2013
Grunge
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



9. Kanye West - Yeezus

Kanye West - Yeezus
June 18, 2013
Hip Hop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



10. Jagwar Ma - Howlin

Jagwar Ma - Howlin
June 10, 2013
Neo-Psychedelia
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



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

Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
June 4, 2013
Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Folk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. The Child of Lov - The Child of Lov

The Child of Lov - The Child of Lov
May 7, 2013
Funk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Peace - In Love

Peace - In Love
March 25, 2013
Indie Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. Merchandise - Totale Nite

Merchandise - Totale Nite
March 18, 2013
Post-Punk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. Iceage - You're Nothing

Iceage - You're Nothing
February 19, 2013
Post-Punk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
February 18, 2013
Alternative Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. Foals - Holy Fire

Foals - Holy Fire
February 11, 2013
Indie Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. Night Beds - Country Sleep

Night Beds - Country Sleep
February 5, 2013
Folk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. Torres - Torres

Torres - Torres
January 22, 2013
Folk
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



21. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
R&B
8
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



22. Toy - Join the Dots

Toy - Join the Dots
December 10, 2013
Psychedelic Rock
8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



23. Various Artists - Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound

Various Artists - Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound
December 3, 2013
8
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



24. Destroyer - Five Spanish Songs

Destroyer - Five Spanish Songs
November 29, 2013
Indie Pop
8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



25. Beastmilk - Climax

Beastmilk - Climax
November 29, 2013
8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings NME awarded albums throughout 2013.


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