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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks of 2013

by Andrew Sacher

Pitchfork

Pitchfork just posted their Top 100 Tracks of 2013. It’s got what some people might call the worst song ever, the song with the most talked-about rap verse of the year, some surprises, and some of the year’s most undeniable songs. Their #1 pick is certainly one of those undeniable songs, whether or not you’re a fan of the artist who made it. What do you think of their list? Did your favorite song make it? Any glaring omissions?

Check out the full top 100 below…

Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks of 2013
100. Factory Floor – “Fall Back”
99. Thee Oh Sees – “Toe Cutter – “Thumb Buster”
98. The Range – “Metal Swing”
97. Foxygen – “No Destruction”
96. Ty Segall – “Sleeper”
95. Swearin’ – “Dust in the Gold Sack”
94. Duke Dumont – “Need U (100%)” [ft. A*M*E]
93. David Bowie – “Love Is Lost” (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy)
92. Lil Durk – “Dis Ain’t What U Want”
91. Forest Swords – “Thor’s Stone”
90. Yo La Tengo – “Ohm”
89. Young Thug – “Picacho”
88. Grouper – “Vital”
87. The National – “Pink Rabbits”
86. Ty Dolla $ign – “Paranoid” [ft. Joe Moses]
85. Janelle Monae – “Q.U.E.E.N.” [ft. Erykah Badu]
84. Chvrches – “Recover”
83. My Bloody Valentine – “New You”
82. Jon Hopkins – “Open Eye Signal”
81. Disclosure – “Help Me Lose My Mind” [ft. London Grammar]
80. Future – “Karate Chop” [ft. Casino]
79. Omar Souleyman – “Wenu Wenu”
78. Mariah Carey – “#Beautiful” [ft. Miguel]
77. Julia Holter – “Hello Stranger”
76. Fuck Buttons – “Brainfreeze”
75. Youth Lagoon – “Mute”
74. M.I.A. – “Come Walk With Me”
73. Big Sean – “Control (HOF)” [ft. Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica]
72. Darkside – “The Only Shrine I’ve Seen”
71. Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know?”
70. Neko Case – “Man”
69. 2 Chainz – “Feds Watching” [ft. Pharrell]
68. Kurt Vile – “Goldtone”
67. Daft Punk – “Doin’ It Right” [ft. Panda Bear]
66. Chance the Rapper – “Chain Smoker”
65. Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines” [ft. T.I. and Pharrell]
64. Prurient – “You Show Great Spirit”
63. Young Galaxy – “Pretty Boy” (Peaking Lights Remix)
62. Vampire Weekend – “Ya Hey”
61. Charli XCX – “You (Ha Ha Ha)”
60. Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks”
59. Majical Cloudz – “Bugs Don’t Buzz”
58. Sky Ferreira – Nobody Asked Me (If I Was OK)”
57. Classixx – “All You’re Waiting For” [ft. Nancy Whang]
56. Chief Keef – “Citgo”
55. Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
54. Rich Homie Quan – “Type of Way”
53. Deerhunter – “Monomania”
52. Pharmakon – “Crawling on Bruised Knees”
51. Arcade Fire – “Afterlife”
50. Phosphorescent – “Song for Zula”
49. Courtney Barnett – “Avant Gardener”
48. Pusha T – “Numbers on the Boards”
47. DJ Rashad – “Let It Go”
46. A$AP Ferg – “Hood Pope”
45. Glass Candy – “Warm in the Winter”
44. Parquet Courts – “Stoned and Starving”
43. FKA twigs – “Water Me”
42. Todd Terje – “Strandbar (disko)”
41. Janelle Monae – “PrimeTime” [ft. Miguel]
40. Kanye West – “Bound 2″
39. Waxahatchee – “Swan Dive”
38. Migos – “Versace”
37. Perfect Pussy – “I”
36. Rhye – “Open”
35. A$AP Rocky – “Fuckin’ Problems” [ft. 2 Chainz, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar]
34. Haim – “Falling”
33. Run the Jewels – “Banana Clipper” [ft. Big Boi]
32. Disclosure – “White Noise” [ft. Alunageorge]
31. Lorde – “Royals”
30. Daft Punk – “Touch”
29. Savages – “She Will”
28. Kingdom – “Bank Head” [ft. Kelela]
27. Chvrches – “The Mother We Share”
26. My Bloody Valentine – “Only Tomorrow”
25. Danny Brown – “Kush Coma”
24. Jai Paul – “Str8 Outta Mumbai”
23. A$AP Ferg – “Shabba” [ft. A$AP Rocky]
22. Majical Cloudz – “Childhood’s End”
21. James Blake – “Retrograde”
20. Kurt Vile – “Wakin on a Pretty Day”
19. The Knife – “Full of Fire”
18. Drake – “Worst Behavior”
17. Sophie – “Bipp”
16. Blood Orange – “You’re Not Good Enough” [ft. Samantha Urbani]
15. Bill Callahan – “Small Plane”
14. Vampire Weekend – “Step”
13. Earl Sweatshirt – “Sunday” [ft. Frank Ocean]
12. Sky Ferreira – “I Blame Myself”
11. Kanye West – “Blood on the Leaves”
10. Autre Ne Veut – “Play by Play”
9. Deafheaven – “Dreamhouse”
8. Daft Punk – “Get Lucky” [ft. Pharrell]
7. Disclosure – “Latch”
6. Haim – “The Wire”
5. Ciara – “Body Party”
4. Arcade Fire – “Reflektor”
3. Vampire Weekend – “Hannah Hunt”
2. Kanye West – “New Slaves”
1. Drake – “Hold On, We’re Going Home” [ft. Majid Jordan]

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