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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 14,000 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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1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:499 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:14,967
Rank in 2000s12Overall Rank:91
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:9,645
Rank in 2000s29Overall Rank:153
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3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,129
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:161
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,707
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:308
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,478
Rank in 2000s70Overall Rank:319
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,407
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:324
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:3,905
Rank in 2000s79Overall Rank:365
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8.

Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:2,929
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:477
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,405
Rank in 2000s123Overall Rank:574
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,195
Rank in 2000s135Overall Rank:622
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Mount Eerie 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
C.W. Stoneking 2 0%
Paul Weller 2 0%
Los Campesinos! 2 0%
Fleet Foxes 2 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Australia 52 5%
Canada 46 5%
Sweden 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Germany 19 2%
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