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13. Neko Case - 'The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You' (Sept. 3)
Despite the unwieldy long title, Neko Case’s latest is a succinct and intensely personal set, much of it reflecting the stunning vocalist’s difficult time following her grandmother and parents’ deaths. Musically, it veers from the full-on rock of gender-bending “Man,” to the hushed, haunting a capella of “Nearly Midnight, Honolulu.”