Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, The Cars, Elvis Costello, Van Halen, Kraftwerk, Kate Bush, The Rolling Stones, Talking Heads and Big Star.
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1978
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Culture 4 0%
Gregory Isaacs 3 0%
Spirit 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
AC/DC 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 367 37%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Jamaica 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Brazil 38 4%
Germany 36 4%
Canada 35 4%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 41 4%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
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15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
17. Amnesiac by Radiohead
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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