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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 17,000 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:569 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:16,117
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:94
Average Rating:  82/100 (731 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,609
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  80/100 (614 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:374 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:10,389
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  74/100 (741 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,926
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  80/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,844
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  78/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,563
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  79/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,344
Rank in 2000s79Overall Rank:372
Average Rating:  72/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,169
Rank in 2000s108Overall Rank:506
Average Rating:  77/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,666
Rank in 2000s123Overall Rank:587
Average Rating:  81/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,287
Rank in 2000s143Overall Rank:667
Average Rating:  75/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 0%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Deerhunter 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
Elzhi 2 0%
Glasvegas 2 0%
Underoath 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 46%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 2%
France 23 2%
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