Best Albums of 1988

Listed below are the best albums of 1988 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1988 year summaryThe best artists of 1988 were Sonic Youth, Pixies, Talk Talk, Public Enemy, Metallica, My Bloody Valentine, N.W.A, Tracy Chapman, R.E.M. and Jane's Addiction.
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1988
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The Hits
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 24 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 427 43%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Mixed Nationality 53 5%
Germany 39 4%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 27 3%
France 25 3%
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Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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