Best Albums of 1988

Listed below are the best albums of 1988 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 87 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 429 43%
United Kingdom 233 23%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Germany 42 4%
Canada 32 3%
Australia 27 3%
France 25 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 902 90%
Yes 100 10%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 5 0%
Best Albums of 1992
1. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
2. Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
3. Slanted And Enchanted by Pavement
4. Dirt by Alice In Chains
5. Selected Ambient Works 85-92 by Aphex Twin
6. The Chronic by Dr. Dre
7. Angel Dust by Faith No More
8. Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos
9. Images And Words by Dream Theater
10. Down Colorful Hill by Red House Painters
11. Core by Stone Temple Pilots
12. Dirty by Sonic Youth
13. Wish by The Cure
14. Bone Machine by Tom Waits
15. Check Your Head by Beastie Boys
16. Harvest Moon by Neil Young
17. Vulgar Display Of Power by Pantera
18. Unplugged by Eric Clapton
19. Copper Blue by Sugar
20. Dry by PJ Harvey
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