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Music Favourites for 2013

In alphabetical order, here are 6 albums released in 2013 that I enjoyed.

  • Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse
    Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse

    Probably my most listened to album of last year. Rocking, brooding, catchy.

    Key Tracks:  Holy, Nitrous Gas

  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

    When at the top of his game, Cave is one of the best lyricist/melodists around. Also check out the 'Live at KCRW' album which has many tracks from this release.

    Key Tracks:  higgs boson blues, push the sky away

  • Alela Dianne About Farewell
    Alela Dianne - About Farewell

    Heartbreaking at times, a great singer-songwriter recording

    Key Tracks:  black sheep, about farewell, colorado blue

  • The National Trouble Will Find Me
    The National - Trouble Will Find Me

    Another album with dark melodic themes.

    Key Tracks:  fireproof, sea of love, this is the last time

  • Serena Ryder Harmony
    Serena Ryder - Harmony

    Nice mostly upbeat songs and melodies

    Key Tracks:  stompa, what I wouldn't do

  • Misc Misc
    Misc - Misc

    Some other albums worth checking out:
    David Bowie - The next day
    John Fogarty - Wrote a song for everyone
    Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
    Manic Street Preachers - Rewind the Film
    Roy Harper - Man and myth

    Key Tracks:  Jake Bugg - Lightning Bolt, Roy Harper - Cloud cuckoo land

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