"I'm so ugly. But that's ok. 'Cause so are you."

- Nirvana

 

Best Albums of 2008

« View best albums of 2007View best albums of 2009 »

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

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date (mm/dd/yyyy)
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:534 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,149
Rank in 2000s15Overall Rank:96
Average Rating: 82/100 (675 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
Download / Buy Fleet Foxes on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,028
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:153
Average Rating: 80/100 (569 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
Download / Buy Vampire Weekend on MP3:
No MP3 preview available.
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,474
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:169
Average Rating: 74/100 (689 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
Download / Buy Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,940
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:310
Average Rating: 80/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
Download / Buy Third on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,660
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:323
Average Rating: 78/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
Download / Buy Dear Science, on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,535
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:335
Average Rating: 79/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
Download / Buy The Seldom Seen Kid on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,142
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:368
Average Rating: 72/100 (381 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
Download / Buy Only By The Night on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:2,919
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:513
Average Rating: 78/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
Download / Buy Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,377
Rank in 2000s132Overall Rank:617
Average Rating: 80/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy Microcastle on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,245
Rank in 2000s141Overall Rank:648
Average Rating: 75/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy Consolers Of The Lonely on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Mount Eerie 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
James Ferraro 2 0%
Underoath 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
Armin Van Buuren 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Australia 50 5%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 34 3%
Germany 21 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
Show all

« View best albums of 2007View best albums of 2009 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Shop at your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Amazon Top Music
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)
~ Eric Clapton
93 days in the top 100
4.7 out of 5 stars(36)

Buy new: $9.99
18 used & new from $8.44

(Visit the Best Sellers in Music list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
Hypnotic Eye
Hypnotic Eye
~ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
52 days in the top 100
4.4 out of 5 stars(34)

Buy new: $9.99
39 used & new from $5.99

(Visit the Best Sellers in Music list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
Essential
Essential
~ N-Sync (Artist)
4 days in the top 100
4.9 out of 5 stars(7)

Buy new: $13.88
6 used & new from $13.88

(Visit the Best Sellers in Music list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
Mandatory Fun
Mandatory Fun
~ Weird Al Yankovic
45 days in the top 100
4.8 out of 5 stars(671)

Buy new: $11.88
54 used & new from $6.99

(Visit the Best Sellers in Music list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
The Voyager
The Voyager
~ Jenny Lewis
14 days in the top 100
4.6 out of 5 stars(8)

Buy new: $8.99
21 used & new from $5.79

(Visit the Best Sellers in Music list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt