Top 20 Underrated Songs of 2013: Awesome Songs You May Have Missed During the Year

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Welcome music lovers to Music Trajectory’s list of the top 20 underrated songs of 2013 in rock, alternative and indie genres. The songs on this list are indeed awesome but may have gone largely unnoticed due to a lack of mainstream rock/alternative radio support, not charting well on Billboard, or perhaps being released as a 2nd single and not catching on with fans, etc. A few of these songs made it on to my Best 20 Songs of 2013: Editor’s Choice list but most are exclusive to this list. Give them a shot and hopefully you will discover some awesome songs you might have missed in 2013!

Have a song that you fell in love with during the year but never really got too popular? Share it with everyone in the comments section or tweet me @MusicTrajectory.

1. Cold War Kids, “Miracle Mile”
2. alt-J, “Breezeblocks”
3. Jake Bugg, “What Doesn’t Kill You”
4. CHVRCHES, “The Mother We Share”
5. The Killers, “Just Another Girl”
6. Kid Karate, “Two Times”
7. Alice In Chains, “Stone”
8. Portugal. The Man, “Modern Jesus”
9. Nine Inch Nails, “Came Back Haunted”
10. Young the Giant, “It’s About Time”
11. Deftones, “Swerve City”
12. Pearl Jam, “Mind Your Manners”
13. Alkaline Trio, “I Wanna Be A Warhol”
14. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Sacrilege”
15. Daughter, “Human”
16. Atlas Genius, “If So”
17. Arcade Fire, “Afterlife”
18. Franz Ferdinand, “Right Action”
19. The Naked and Famous, “Hearts Like Ours”
20. Of Monsters and Men, “King and Lionheart”


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