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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 19,000 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, Sigur Rós, Deerhunter and The Raconteurs.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Fleet FoxesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2008Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 2008:1Rank Score:16,596
Rank in 2000s17Overall Rank:101
Average Rating:  82/100 (789 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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2.

Vampire WeekendUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2008Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 2008:2Rank Score:11,170
Rank in 2000s31Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  80/100 (659 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His FriendsUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2008Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 2008:3Rank Score:10,414
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  74/100 (789 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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4.

ThirdUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:2008Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 2008:4Rank Score:5,408
Rank in 2000s70Overall Rank:322
Average Rating:  80/100 (379 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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5.

The Seldom Seen KidUnited Kingdom Elbow
Year of Release:2008Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 2008:5Rank Score:4,913
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  78/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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6.

Dear Science,United States TV On The Radio
Year of Release:2008Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2008:6Rank Score:4,874
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  78/100 (372 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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7.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,242
Rank in 2000s86Overall Rank:412
Average Rating:  72/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum EndalaustIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2008Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2008:8Rank Score:3,319
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  78/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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9.

MicrocastleUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2008Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2008:9Rank Score:2,923
Rank in 2000s121Overall Rank:573
Average Rating:  81/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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10.

Consolers Of The LonelyUnited States The Raconteurs
Year of Release:2008Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2008:10Rank Score:2,222
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:725
Average Rating:  75/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Fleet Foxes 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
La Barranca 2 0%
The Gutter Twins 2 0%
Underoath 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 463 46%
United Kingdom 168 17%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 41 4%
Sweden 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Germany 21 2%
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