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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 37,000 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, Lauryn Hill, Elliott Smith, 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:2,024 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,108
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,312 votes)
Comments: 371 comments
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2.

MezzanineUnited Kingdom Massive Attack
Year of Release:1998Appears in:771 charts
Rank in 1998:2Rank Score:18,130
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  83/100 (964 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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3.

Moon SafariFrance Air
Year of Release:1998Appears in:621 charts
Rank in 1998:3Rank Score:12,171
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  81/100 (775 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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4.

Music Has The Right To ChildrenUnited Kingdom Boards Of Canada
Year of Release:1998Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1998:4Rank Score:10,118
Rank in 1990s55Overall Rank:274
Average Rating:  81/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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5.

AqueminiUnited States OutKast
Year of Release:1998Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 1998:5Rank Score:8,825
Rank in 1990s62Overall Rank:322
Average Rating:  82/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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6.

The Miseducation Of Lauryn HillUnited States Lauryn Hill
Year of Release:1998Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1998:6Rank Score:6,418
Rank in 1990s81Overall Rank:411
Average Rating:  76/100 (555 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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7.

XOUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1998Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 1998:7Rank Score:6,272
Rank in 1990s82Overall Rank:423
Average Rating:  81/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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8.

Ray Of LightUnited States Madonna
Year of Release:1998Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 1998:8Rank Score:5,144
Rank in 1990s101Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  73/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Electro-Shock BluesUnited States Eels
Year of Release:1998Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1998:9Rank Score:4,737
Rank in 1990s108Overall Rank:551
Average Rating:  79/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

Deserter's SongsUnited States Mercury Rev
Year of Release:1998Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 1998:10Rank Score:4,137
Rank in 1990s125Overall Rank:619
Average Rating:  81/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of 1998 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Grateful Dead 3 0%
Lou Reed 2 0%
Bright Eyes 2 0%
Mogwai 2 0%
Prince 2 0%
Rod Stewart 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 208 21%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Germany 31 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Canada 27 3%
Australia 22 2%
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