Top-rated albums of 1988

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1988 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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1988
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Rank Score:
15,991
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
186
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
952
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
11,820
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Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
1,105
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Year of Release:
1988
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21,128
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Past Masters 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1988
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Rank Score:
223
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Year of Release:
1988
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146
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Year of Release:
1988
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287
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Substance 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1988
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1,227
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Total albums: 379. Page 1 of 38

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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