Amoeba's Top 50 Sellers of 2013

Posted by Billy Gil, January 6, 2014 04:20pm | Post a Comment

1. Daft PunkRandom Access Memories

Daft Punk’s return to form was one almost everyone could agree on, led by the indelible single “Get Lucky.”









2. Queens of the Stone AgeLike Clockwork

QOTSA returned with a Queen-inspired prog-rock opus.










3. Atoms for PeaceAmok

The supergroup featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke released its debut album in 2013.









4. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City

Both Pitchfork and Rolling Stone’s top album pick of the year.









5. Arcade FireReflektor

Arcade Fire’s dancey fourth album was great update on the band’s sound.









6. Tame Impala Lonerism

With an album as strong as Lonerism, it’s no wonder the Australian psych-rock band’s sales kept on from 2012 into 2013.









7. Lana Del Rey Born to Die

Born to die? Not quite. The Lana cult held strong from 2012 into 2013.









8. Arctic Monkeys AM

The NME darlings released their fifth album to great reviews.









9. Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.a.a.d city

2012’s best-reviewed hip-hop album kept selling right into 2013.










10. Local Natives Hummingbird

Perhaps boosted by the strength of a stellar in-store, Local Natives’ terrific Hummingbird sold strongly.


11. David Bowie The Next Day

12. The National Trouble Will Find Me

13. The xxThe xx

14. The Green Children - Connection

15. Bunbury - Palosanto

16. Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks

17. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away

18. Mumford & Sons Babel

19. Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience

20. Alt-J An Awesome Wave

21. Rodriguez Cold Fact

22. Disclosure Settle

23. Lorde Pure Heroine

24. Kanye West Yeezus

25. Haim Days Are Gone

26. My Bloody Valentine mbv

27. Phoenix Bankrupt!

28. Boards of Canada Tomorrow’s Harvest

29. Alabama Shakes Boys and Girls

30. The xx Coexist

31. Of Monsters & Men My Head Is an Animal

32. Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito

33. Savages Silence Yourself

34. Foxygen We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

35. James Blake Overgrown

36. Depeche Mode Delta Machine

37. Tame Impala Innerspeaker

38. Kurt Vile Wakin on a Pretty Daze

39. Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

40. Grimes Visions

41. Yo La Tengo Fade


43. Jay Z Magna Carta Holy Grail

44. Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

45. The Strokes Comedown Machine

46. Daft Punk - Discovery

47. Imagine Dragons Night Visions

48. Fidlar Fidlar

49. Drake Nothing Was the Same

50. The Black Keys El Camino

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