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Top 5 albums of 2013 by dinosaurs still roaming the earth, wreaking terror

Who knew David Bowie even had a heart?

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by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
I want to twist on the moon with Molly Ringwald to this one.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away

David Bowie - The Next Day

The London Suede - Bloodsports

Wire - Change Becomes Us Drivin' 'n' Cryin' - Songs From the Psychedelic Time Clock

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Alex V. Cook
Music Editor

Alex V. Cook listens to everything and writes about most of it. His latest book, the snappily titled Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls is an odyssey from the backwoods bars and small-town dives to the swampside dance halls and converted clapboard barns of a Louisiana Saturday Night. Don't leave Heathrow without it. His first book Darkness Racket and Twang is available from SideCartel. The full effect can be had at alex v cook.com

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