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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 25,000 greatest album charts.

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2008 year summaryThe best artists of 2008 were Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend, Coldplay, Portishead, Elbow, TV On The Radio, Kings Of Leon, Deerhunter, Sigur Rós and Have A Nice Life.
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1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:746 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:19,717
Rank in 2000s17Overall Rank:103
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,008 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:580 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:12,171
Rank in 2000s34Overall Rank:179
Average Rating:  80/100 (858 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:482 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:11,444
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  75/100 (1,004 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:5,939
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:357
Average Rating:  81/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:5,934
Rank in 2000s76Overall Rank:359
Average Rating:  78/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:5,562
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:379
Average Rating:  78/100 (462 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,519
Rank in 2000s92Overall Rank:459
Average Rating:  72/100 (532 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,620
Rank in 2000s111Overall Rank:559
Average Rating:  77/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:3,516
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  80/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

DeathconsciousnessUnited States Have A Nice Life
Year of Release:2008Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,940
Rank in 2000s133Overall Rank:674
Average Rating:  80/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy 2 0%
This Town Needs Guns 2 0%
Fucked Up 2 0%
Coldplay 2 0%
The Residents 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 469 47%
United Kingdom 177 18%
Canada 52 5%
Australia 40 4%
Sweden 39 4%
Germany 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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