Best Albums of 1998

Listed below are the best albums of 1998 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1998 year summaryThe best artists of 1998 were Neutral Milk Hotel, Massive Attack, Air (FR), OutKast, Boards Of Canada, Lauryn Hill, Elliott Smith, Madonna, Mercury Rev and Eels.
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1998
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1998
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 19 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Country Albums %


United States 448 45%
United Kingdom 208 21%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Germany 32 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Japan 29 3%
Canada 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 918 92%
Yes 82 8%
Live? Albums %
No 967 97%
Yes 33 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Albums of 1997
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Homogenic by Björk
3. Either/Or by Elliott Smith
4. The Lonesome Crowded West by Modest Mouse
5. Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space by Spiritualized
6. F♯ A♯ ∞ (LP Version) by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
7. Urban Hymns by The Verve
8. Perfect From Now On by Built To Spill
9. The Colour And The Shape by Foo Fighters
10. The Boatman's Call by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
11. I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One by Yo La Tengo
12. The Mollusk by Ween
13. The Fat Of The Land by The Prodigy
14. Blur by Blur
15. Buena Vista Social Club by Buena Vista Social Club
16. Time Out Of Mind by Bob Dylan
17. Homework by Daft Punk
18. Mogwai Young Team by Mogwai
19. Dots And Loops by Stereolab
20. Portishead by Portishead
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