This is my list… just need to get it out..
I need to confess that I listen to way more “old” music during a year. Lot’s of old bootlegs & old classics. Hallgeir (my partner in crime here @ JV) is the one always checking out new music, and giving me input.
Anyways, I manage to get my share and there were many great albums released this year as well. For me Jason Isbell’s “Southeastern” was number uno.. by quite a distance, but a late runner: John Moreland’s “In The Throes” came knockin’ when the polls were closing.
I only allow a maximum of 2 songs each artist.
- Jason Isbell – Elephant
I buried her a thousand times,
giving up my place in line,
but I don’t give a damn about that nowThere’s one thing that’s real clear to me,
no one dies with dignity.
We just try to ignore the elephant somehow.
- John Moreland – God’s Medicine
I guess by now, I’m supposed to be a man
They said I’d find some kind of freedom when I forgot I had a say
But my grandmother still gives me ten bucks on my birthday
And she told me that sleep is god’s medicine
And you’re gonna die someday
- Son Volt – Angel Of The Blues
And there was never any doubt
Plans to make carried out
Time keeps slipping through
Angel of the blues
- Jason Isbell – Yvette
- Kacey Musgraves – Silver Lining
- Patty Griffin – Not A Bad Man
- Guy Clark – My Favorite Picture of You
- Holly Williams – Railroads
- John Moreland – Nobody Gives a Damn About Songs Anymore
- Lars Winnerback – Vem Som Helst Blues
- Austin Lucas – Rings
- Ashley Monroe – Like A Rose
- Mavis Staples – Holy Ghost
- The National – Pink Rabbits
- The South – The Further Inside You Go…
- John Murry – Little Coloured Baloons
- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street
- Holly Williams – The Highway
- Son Volt – Down The Highway
- Patty Griffin – Don’t Let Me Die In Florida
- Lars Winnerback – Ett Slags Liv
- Austin Lucas – Alone In Memphis
- Kacey Musgraves – Follow Your Arrow
- John Grant – Vietnam
- The David Mayfield Parade – Love Will only Break Your Heart
- The 5 Best box sets and reissues of 2013
- Best albums of 2013 number 5 to 1
- Best albums of 2013 number 15 to 6
- Best albums of 2013 number 25 to 16