Our Top 5 Albums for 2013

The Balance office is always buzzing, and Spotify is always playing, so we thought we would share what helps carry us through the day.

Now that all the New Year posts have died down, we felt it was a good time to give a small recap of our favourite albums of 2013.

Our Kiwi residents are having an influence with two NZ artists making our top 5! No Maltese made the cut – sorry Beck!

1. Arctic Monkeys – AM

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2. Lorde – Pure Heroine

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3. Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right words, Right Action

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4. Fat Freddy’s Drop – Blackbird

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5. Queens of the Stone age – Like Clockwork

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