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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, 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:544 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,234
Rank in 2000s16Overall Rank:99
Average Rating: 82/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:413 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,396
Rank in 2000s28Overall Rank:149
Average Rating: 79/100 (576 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:355 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:9,696
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:167
Average Rating: 74/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:5,023
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:310
Average Rating: 80/100 (341 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:4,674
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:328
Average Rating: 78/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,608
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:332
Average Rating: 79/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,321
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:357
Average Rating: 72/100 (384 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:2,976
Rank in 2000s109Overall Rank:508
Average Rating: 78/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,378
Rank in 2000s133Overall Rank:621
Average Rating: 80/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,273
Rank in 2000s140Overall Rank:656
Average Rating: 75/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Mount Eerie 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
Underoath 2 0%
D_rradio 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
Fucked Up 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 48 5%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Germany 18 2%
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