Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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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197.
Nah Und Fern 
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Germany Gas
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 20 of 100

Best Albums of 2008 composition

Country Albums %


United States 451 45%
United Kingdom 166 17%
Canada 48 5%
Australia 38 4%
Sweden 36 4%
Germany 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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