Top Ten Albums of 2013

2013 marks the year that even die hard music collectors (like myself) bought only a handful of albums on vinyl or cd. But these top ten were ones I wanted to have and hold. The National dominated with one of the best albums of the decade, let alone year. I sat on the couch and read all of the lyrics in the booklet for the first time in ages. Song of the year: The National’s “Pink Rabbits” from Trouble Will Find Me.

1. The NationalTrouble Will Find Me

Trouble Will Find Me

2. Phosphorescent – Muchacho

phosphorescent

3. Washed OutParacosm

Washed Out Paracosm cover

4. Widower – Fool Moon

widower fool moon

5. Sigur RosKviekur

sigur ros album cover

6. James Blake – Overgrown

james blake

7. Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

justin timberlake album

8. Atoms for Peace – Amok

atoms for peace

9. Kevin Long – Buena Vista 

Kevin Long album cover

10. Iron & Wine – Ghost on Ghost

iron wine album cover 2013

(selected by music editor Anna-Lynne Williams)

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