Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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2008 year summaryThe best artists of 2008 were Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend, Coldplay, Portishead, Have A Nice Life, Elbow, TV On The Radio, Kanye West, Deerhunter and Kings Of Leon.
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14,454
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2,708
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
John Zorn 4 0%
Mount Eerie 3 0%
Nine Inch Nails 2 0%
Fucked Up 2 0%
Millenium (PL) 2 0%
Elzhi 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 455 46%
United Kingdom 170 17%
Canada 53 5%
Sweden 35 4%
Australia 35 4%
Germany 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
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Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
3. Nevermind by Nirvana
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. In Utero by Nirvana
9. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
10. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
11. Grace by Jeff Buckley
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
14. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
15. Illmatic by Nas
16. Dummy by Portishead
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Pinkerton by Weezer
19. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
20. Achtung Baby by U2
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