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, Tracy Chapman, N.W.A, R.E.M. and Jane's Addiction.
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1988
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22,864
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1988
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17,148
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1988
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12,593
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8,574
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1988
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5,763
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1988
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4,203
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1988
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4,158
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1988
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4,027
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1988
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3,146
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1988
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2,962
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 429 43%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Mixed Nationality 53 5%
Germany 40 4%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 28 3%
France 25 2%
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