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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, Coldplay, Vampire Weekend, 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:556 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,379
Rank in 2000s16Overall Rank:99
Average Rating: 82/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,388
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:153
Average Rating: 79/100 (593 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:367 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,900
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:165
Average Rating: 74/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,978
Rank in 2000s68Overall Rank:315
Average Rating: 80/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,643
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:336
Average Rating: 78/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 23 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:342
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:186 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,238
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:378
Average Rating: 72/100 (387 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:3,085
Rank in 2000s107Overall Rank:503
Average Rating: 78/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,507
Rank in 2000s128Overall Rank:604
Average Rating: 80/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,270
Rank in 2000s141Overall Rank:663
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%
D_rradio 2 0%
Fleet Foxes 2 0%
Deerhunter 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
Paul Weller 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 48 5%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 20 2%
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