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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 86 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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