Best Albums of 1988

Listed below are the best albums of 1988 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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 98 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 426 43%
United Kingdom 235 24%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 27 3%
France 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 898 90%
Yes 102 10%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 2000
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
3. The Moon & Antarctica by Modest Mouse
4. Since I Left You by The Avalanches
5. Parachutes by Coldplay
6. The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem
7. Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea by PJ Harvey
8. Stankonia by OutKast
9. Relationship Of Command by At The Drive-In
10. Rated R by Queens Of The Stone Age
11. White Pony by Deftones
12. Voodoo by D'Angelo
13. Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park
14. Figure 8 by Elliott Smith
15. All That You Can't Leave Behind by U2
16. De Stijl by The White Stripes
17. Dopethrone by Electric Wizard
18. Heartbreaker by Ryan Adams
19. The Sophtware Slump by Grandaddy
20. Deltron 3030 by Deltron 3030
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