100 Best Songs of 2013

Daft Punk went disco, Kendrick Lamar murdered the competition, and a 16-year-old New Zealander dissed bling and made the whole world sing

Arcade Fire,
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11. Arcade Fire, "Reflektor"

This seven-minute mission statement is nominally about digital-age alienation. But with production by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and a sly cameo by dance-rock forebear David Bowie, it's more pointedly about the communal bliss of dance-floor ass-shaking.

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