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Best Albums of 2008

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 15,000 greatest album charts.

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2008 year summaryThe best artists of 2008 were Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend, Coldplay, Portishead, TV On The Radio, Elbow, Kings Of Leon, Sigur Rós, Deerhunter and The Raconteurs.
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1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:531 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,103
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:95
Average Rating: 82/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,054
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:152
Average Rating: 80/100 (565 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:350 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,534
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:165
Average Rating: 74/100 (685 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,904
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:310
Average Rating: 80/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,637
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:323
Average Rating: 78/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,419
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:343
Average Rating: 78/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,148
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:365
Average Rating: 72/100 (377 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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8.

Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:2,915
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:513
Average Rating: 78/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,368
Rank in 2000s131Overall Rank:617
Average Rating: 80/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,198
Rank in 2000s142Overall Rank:659
Average Rating: 75/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Mount Eerie 3 0%
Los Campesinos! 2 0%
Coldplay 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
James Ferraro 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
Armin Van Buuren 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 184 18%
Australia 50 5%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 34 3%
Germany 20 2%
France 19 2%
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