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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 43 of 100

Best Albums of 1998 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Mark Knopfler 2 0%
Guillermo Gregorio 2 0%
Plastikman 2 0%
MxPx 2 0%
Bright Eyes 2 0%
DMX 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 207 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 1985
1. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
2. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
3. Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
4. Meat Is Murder by The Smiths
5. Psychocandy by The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. Songs From The Big Chair by Tears For Fears
7. The Head On The Door by The Cure
8. Tim by The Replacements
9. Steve McQueen by Prefab Sprout
10. Misplaced Childhood by Marillion
11. Low-Life by New Order
12. Rum Sodomy & The Lash by The Pogues
13. This Nation's Saving Grace by The Fall
14. This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
15. New Day Rising by Hüsker Dü
16. Fables Of The Reconstruction by R.E.M.
17. Little Creatures by Talking Heads
18. Around The World In A Day by Prince And The Revolution
19. Love by The Cult
20. No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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