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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:755 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:19,766
Rank in 2000s17Overall Rank:104
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,026 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:587 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:12,154
Rank in 2000s34Overall Rank:180
Average Rating:  80/100 (879 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:11,559
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  75/100 (1,022 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:6,131
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  80/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:5,919
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:367
Average Rating:  78/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:5,688
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:382
Average Rating:  78/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:251 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,546
Rank in 2000s93Overall Rank:463
Average Rating:  72/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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8.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,611
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  80/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:3,604
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  78/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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10.

DeathconsciousnessUnited States Have A Nice Life
Year of Release:2008Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,949
Rank in 2000s136Overall Rank:695
Average Rating:  80/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy 2 0%
This Town Needs Guns 2 0%
The Wave Pictures 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 470 47%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 51 5%
Australia 40 4%
Sweden 39 4%
Germany 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
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