Best Albums of 2008

Listed below are the best albums of 2008 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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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Best Albums of 2008 composition

Country Albums %


United States 461 46%
United Kingdom 165 16%
Canada 48 5%
Australia 39 4%
Sweden 35 3%
Germany 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
8. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
16. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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