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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 16,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:550 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,343
Rank in 2000s16Overall Rank:98
Average Rating: 82/100 (688 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,403
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:152
Average Rating: 79/100 (590 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:366 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,892
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:166
Average Rating: 74/100 (704 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,966
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:315
Average Rating: 80/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,635
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:334
Average Rating: 78/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,596
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:339
Average Rating: 78/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,257
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:370
Average Rating: 72/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,086
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:498
Average Rating: 78/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,442
Rank in 2000s131Overall Rank:614
Average Rating: 80/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,272
Rank in 2000s140Overall Rank:658
Average Rating: 75/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Mount Eerie 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
Underoath 2 0%
C.W. Stoneking 2 0%
D_rradio 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
Fucked Up 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 47 5%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 19 2%
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