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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:563 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:15,788
Rank in 2000s16Overall Rank:99
Average Rating:  82/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:424 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:10,567
Rank in 2000s28Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  80/100 (606 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:369 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:10,338
Rank in 2000s32Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  74/100 (732 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:4,938
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  80/100 (355 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,749
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:335
Average Rating:  78/100 (355 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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6.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,567
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  79/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,268
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:383
Average Rating:  72/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,154
Rank in 2000s107Overall Rank:500
Average Rating:  77/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,671
Rank in 2000s124Overall Rank:590
Average Rating:  81/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,351
Rank in 2000s139Overall Rank:654
Average Rating:  75/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 0%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Nadja 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
Whitesnake 2 0%
Coldplay 2 0%
Armin Van Buuren 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 51 5%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 33 3%
France 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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