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Best Albums of 1998

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 35,000 greatest album charts.

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1998 year summaryThe best artists of 1998 were Neutral Milk Hotel, Massive Attack, Air, Boards Of Canada, OutKast, Elliott Smith, Lauryn Hill, Madonna, Eels and Mercury Rev.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,977 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:87,492
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,256 votes)
Comments: 363 comments
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2.

MezzanineUnited Kingdom Massive Attack
Year of Release:1998Appears in:749 charts
Rank in 1998:2Rank Score:17,886
Rank in 1990s30Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  83/100 (927 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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3.

Moon SafariFrance Air
Year of Release:1998Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 1998:3Rank Score:12,181
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:224
Average Rating:  81/100 (750 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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4.

Music Has The Right To ChildrenUnited Kingdom Boards Of Canada
Year of Release:1998Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1998:4Rank Score:9,987
Rank in 1990s55Overall Rank:271
Average Rating:  82/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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5.

AqueminiUnited States OutKast
Year of Release:1998Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1998:5Rank Score:8,623
Rank in 1990s64Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  82/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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6.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:6,219
Rank in 1990s81Overall Rank:415
Average Rating:  81/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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7.

The Miseducation Of Lauryn HillUnited States Lauryn Hill
Year of Release:1998Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 1998:7Rank Score:6,081
Rank in 1990s85Overall Rank:429
Average Rating:  76/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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8.

Ray Of LightUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1998Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 1998:8Rank Score:5,030
Rank in 1990s100Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  73/100 (448 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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9.

Electro-Shock BluesUnited States Eels
Year of Release:1998Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 1998:9Rank Score:4,750
Rank in 1990s104Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  79/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

Deserter's SongsUnited States Mercury Rev
Year of Release:1998Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1998:10Rank Score:4,038
Rank in 1990s125Overall Rank:611
Average Rating:  81/100 (372 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of 1998 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Grateful Dead 3 0%
Hank Williams 2 0%
Crimpshrine 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
Deep Purple 2 0%
Bright Eyes 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 205 21%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Germany 29 3%
Canada 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Australia 23 2%
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