This was a great year for music!  Here are some of my favorite songs from 2013: 

Shelly Take A Bow’s Best of 2013

1. The National – Slipped
2.
Daughter – Get Lucky (Live)
3. Beacon – Feeling’s Gone
4.
Ludovico Einaudi – Walk (Phaeleh Remix)
5.
Agnes Obel – Fuel to Fire (Xinobi Rework)
6.
No Ceremony/// - Hurtlove
7.
Keep Shelly In Athens – Recollection
8.
London Grammar – Hey Now
9.
Banks – Warm Water
10. 
Nine Inch Nails – Find My Way
11. 
Arctic Monkeys – Fireside
12. 
Twin Shadow – Old Love/New Love
13. 
Kurt Vile – Never Run Away
14. 
Beck – I Won’t Be Long
15. 
Phantogram – Black Out Days
16. 
CHVRCHES – Lies
17. 
Tegan and Sara – Closer
18. 
Depeche Mode – Soothe My Soul
19. 
Kanye West – Black Skinhead

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There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):
The National - Trouble Will Find Me Haim - Days Are GoneLondon Grammar - If You Wait Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Arctic Monkeys - A.M.Kanye West - Yeezus Tegan and Sara - HeartthrobArcade Fire - Reflektor Depeche Mode - Delta MachineJames Blake - Overgrown

There were so many amazing albums that came out this year.  Here are my top ten in no particular order (although I would probably say The National’s album was my most favorite):

The National - Trouble Will Find Me
Haim - Days Are Gone
London Grammar - If You Wait
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks
Arctic Monkeys - A.M.
Kanye West - Yeezus
Tegan and Sara - Heartthrob
Arcade Fire - Reflektor
Depeche Mode - Delta Machine
James Blake - Overgrown

Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Volcano Choir - Reprave Jonathan Rado - Law and Order Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love The Julie Ruin - Run Fast  Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Volcano Choir - Reprave Jonathan Rado - Law and Order Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love The Julie Ruin - Run Fast  Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Volcano Choir - Reprave Jonathan Rado - Law and Order Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love The Julie Ruin - Run Fast  Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Volcano Choir - Reprave Jonathan Rado - Law and Order Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love The Julie Ruin - Run Fast  Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):
Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks Volcano Choir - Reprave Jonathan Rado - Law and Order Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love The Julie Ruin - Run Fast 

Albums I’ll be picking up today (9/3):

Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks 
Volcano Choir - Reprave 
Jonathan Rado - Law and Order 
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love 
The Julie Ruin - Run Fast 

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Copy Of A: Official Audio from Hesitation Marks


Available for download on Amazon UK today, and US tomorrow.

the-art-of-selfdestruction:

Trent Reznor @ Fuji Rock Festival 2013

NIN debuted new live material at the Fuji Rock Festival called Find My Way.  SOOOO good.  Can’t wait for their new album in September. 


Best way to start the morning I think! 

First single from the upcoming album “Hesitation Marks,” out 9.03.13. Download “Came Back Haunted” from nin.com and iTunes on June 6th.