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

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39. Natalie Maines, "Free Life"

The best song on the Dixie Chick's solo debut was written by ex-Semisonic mastermind Dan Wilson, with lyrics that must have resonated for Maines after going AWOL from country music. "Who we gonna end up being?" she sings, answering the question in the process.

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