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THE GUARDIAN’S 40 BEST OF 2013

Here’s the full countdown, as voted for by 38 of the Guardian’s writers (including myself). You can read lots more about the choices here. CS

1. Kanye West - Yeezus
2. John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts
3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
4. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
5. James Blake - Overgrown
6. Disclosure - Settle
7. Kelela - Cut 4 Me
8. John Wizards - John Wizards
9. The Electric Lady - Janelle Monáe
10. m b v - My Bloody Valentine
11. The National – Trouble Will Find Me
12. Haim – Days Are Gone
13. Lorde – Pure Heroine
14. Chance the Rapper – Acid Rap
15. Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
16. Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer, Different Park
17. Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle
18. These New Puritans – Fields of Reeds
19. Arctic Monkeys – AM
20. David Bowie – The Next Day
21. Paramore – Paramore
22. DJ Rashad – Double Cup
23. Savages – Silence Yourself
24. Matthew E White – Big Inner
25. Deerhunter – Monomania
26. Pet Shop Boys – Electric
27. Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time
28. Jai Paul – Jai Paul
29. Autre Ne Veut – Anxiety
30. Julia Holter – Loud City Song
31. Drake – Nothing Was the Same
32. John Murry – The Graceless Age
33. White Denim – Corsicana Lemonade
34. Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
35. Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
36. Hookworms – Pearl Mystic
37. Jon Hopkins – Immunity
38. King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
39. Ciara – Ciara
40. London Grammar – If You Wait