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

Jake Bugg, “Broken”
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21. Jake Bugg, “Broken”

This ballad from the British roots rocker's debut album is a reverb-wrapped heartbreaker that splits the difference between the Everly Brothers and Roy Orbison. "I'm broken/Down in the valley where the church bells cry," Bugg sings, already sounding like a legend at age 19.

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