Top 89 Albums of 2013

Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs.
Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs. (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

You voted, we heard you. Listen along with The Current's Morning Show as they countdown the top ten albums of 2013 at 8 a.m. December 30 and 31, 2013.

And stay tuned, because starting at 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve, we'll countdown the Top 89 songs of the year.

Here are the Top 89 albums of 2013, according to The Current's listeners.

Reload the page to see the countdown take effect during the Dec. 30 and 31 editions of The Current's morning show.


1. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories


2. Arcade Fire - Reflektor


3. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City


4. The National - Trouble Will Find Me


5. CHVRCHES - The Bones Of What You Believe


6. Lorde - Pure Heroine


7. Dessa - Parts of Speech


8. Volcano Choir - Repave


9. Arctic Monkeys - AM


10. Har Mar Superstar - Bye Bye 17


11. Mumford and Sons - Babel

12. HAIM - Days Are Gone

13. Polica - Shulamith

14. Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady

15. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

16. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You

17. Kanye West - Yeezus

18. Caroline Smith - Half About Being A Woman

19. Dawes - Stories Don't End

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

21. Savages - Silence Yourself

22. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

23. James Blake - Overgrown

24. The Avett Brothers - Magpie and the Dandelion

25. Jim James - Regions of Light and Sound of God

26. Phosphorescent - Muchacho

27. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito

28. Low - The Invisible Way

29. Iron and Wine - Ghost On Ghost

30. Trampled By Turtles - Live At First Avenue

31. Elvis Costello and The Roots - Wise Up Ghost

32. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

33. Local Natives - Hummingbird

34. Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle

35. Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks

36. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

37. Phoenix - Bankrupt!

38. The Head and the Heart - Let's Be Still

39. Fitz and The Tantrums - More Than Just A Dream

40. Mason Jennings - Always Been

41. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace and Magic

42. Gary Clark Jr. - Blak and Blu

43. Taj Raj - Fine Hearts Alive

44. BOY - Mutual Friends

45. David Bowie - The Next Day

46. Jason Isbell - Southeastern

47. Lizzo - Lizzobangers

48. Dr. Dog - B-Room

49. Tegan and Sara - Heartthrob

50. Atoms For Peace - AMOK

51. Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze

52. Lissie - Back To Forever

53. Sigur Ros - Kveikur

54. Disclosure - Settle

55. Cage The Elephant - Melophobia

56. My Bloody Valentine - m b v

57. Rhye - Woman

58. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - We The Common

59. The Civil Wars - The Civil Wars

60. J. Roddy Walston and The Business - Essential Tremors

61. The Replacements - Songs For Slim EP

62. Billie Joe and Norah - Foreverly

63. Charlie Parr - Barnswallow

64. Daughter - If You Leave

65. Eels - Wonderful, Glorious

66. Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse

67. The Neighbourhood - I Love You

68. The Suburbs - Si Sauvage

69. Valerie June - Pushin' Against A Stone

70. Zach Sobiech - Fix Me Up

71. Frank Turner - Tape Deck Heart

72. Lucius - Wildewoman

73. Lucy Michelle - Attack Of The Heart

74. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Push The Sky Away

75. Phantogram - Voices

76. Portugal The Man - Evil Friends

77. The Shouting Matches - Grownass Man

78. Yo La Tengo - Fade

79. Jake Bugg - Shangri La

80. Kings Of Leon - Mechanical Bull

81. MGMT - MGMT

82. Crankshaft and The Gear Grinders - What You Gonna Do?

83. Foals - Holy Fire

84. Junip - Junip

85. The 4onthefloor - Spirit of Minneapolis

86. Atlas Genius - When It Was Now

87. Josh Ritter - The Beast In Its Tracks

88. Ra Ra Riot - Beta Love

89. Depeche Mode - Delta Machine

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