Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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, Kanye West, TV On The Radio, Deerhunter and Kings Of Leon.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Country Albums %


United States 456 46%
United Kingdom 167 17%
Canada 50 5%
Australia 40 4%
Sweden 34 3%
Germany 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 953 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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