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The Best Indie Pop Albums of 2008

1. The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths

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The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths
November 10, 2008
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

2. Los Campesinos! - We are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

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Los Campesinos! - We are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
November 25, 2008
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

3. Shugo Tokumaru - Exit

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Shugo Tokumaru - Exit
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

4. Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...

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Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...
February 22, 2008
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

5. The Dø - A Mouthful

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The Dø - A Mouthful
January 14, 2008
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

6. Belle & Sebastian - The BBC Sessions

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Belle & Sebastian - The BBC Sessions
November 18, 2008
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

7. Pale Young Gentlemen - Black Forest (Tra La La)

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Pale Young Gentlemen - Black Forest (Tra La La)
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

8. The Magnetic Fields - Distortion

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The Magnetic Fields - Distortion
January 15, 2008
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

9. Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane

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Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

10. Jim Noir - Jim Noir

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Jim Noir - Jim Noir
April 8, 2008
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

11. The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion

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The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion
January 21, 2008
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

12. Love Is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night

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Love Is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night
November 11, 2008
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

13. Lykke Li - Youth Novels

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Lykke Li - Youth Novels
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
75
14 reviews

14. Little Joy - Little Joy

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Little Joy - Little Joy
November 4, 2008
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

15. Comet Gain - Broken Record Prayers

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Comet Gain - Broken Record Prayers
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

16. Ra Ra Riot - The Rhumb Line

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Ra Ra Riot - The Rhumb Line
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

17. School of Language - Sea from Shore

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School of Language - Sea from Shore
February 5, 2008
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

18. Tilly & the Wall - O

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Tilly & the Wall - O
June 17, 2008
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

19. White Hinterland - Phylactery Factory

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White Hinterland - Phylactery Factory
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

20. Passion Pit - Chunk of Change

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Passion Pit - Chunk of Change
September 16, 2008
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

21. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - We Brave Bee Stings & All

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Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - We Brave Bee Stings & All
January 29, 2008
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

22. Islands - Arms Way

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Islands - Arms Way
May 20, 2008
Critic Score
72
12 reviews

23. Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini

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Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini
September 8, 2008
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

24. She & Him - Volume One

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She & Him - Volume One
March 18, 2008
Critic Score
71
11 reviews

25. Annuals - Such Fun

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Annuals - Such Fun
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

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