The Best Rock Albums of 1998

1. Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs

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Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
September 29, 1998
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

2. Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider

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Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider
July 20, 1998
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

3. Cat Power - Moon Pix

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Cat Power - Moon Pix
September 22, 1998
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

4. Jeff Buckley - Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk

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Jeff Buckley - Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk
May 26, 1998
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

5. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

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Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10, 1998
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

6. Silver Jews - American Water

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Silver Jews - American Water
October 20, 1998
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

7. Oasis - The Masterplan

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Oasis - The Masterplan
November 3, 1998
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

8. Beck - Mutations

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Beck - Mutations
November 3, 1998
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

9. The Beta Band - The Three E.P.'s

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The Beta Band - The Three E.P.'s
September 28, 1998
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

10. Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours

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Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
September 14, 1998
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

11. Eels - Electro-Shock Blues

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Eels - Electro-Shock Blues
September 21, 1998
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

12. The Afghan Whigs - 1965

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The Afghan Whigs - 1965
October 27, 1998
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

13. Gomez - Bring It On

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Gomez - Bring It On
April 13, 1998
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

14. Pulp - This Is Hardcore

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Pulp - This Is Hardcore
March 30, 1998
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

15. Hole - Celebrity Skin

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Hole - Celebrity Skin
September 8, 1998
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16. Quasi - Featuring "Birds"

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Quasi - Featuring
April 21, 1998
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

17. The Reatards - Teenage Hate

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The Reatards - Teenage Hate
January 1, 1998
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

18. Death Cab For Cutie - Something About Airplanes

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Death Cab For Cutie - Something About Airplanes
August 18, 1998
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

19. Queens of the Stone Age - Queens of the Stone Age

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Queens of the Stone Age - Queens of the Stone Age
September 22, 1998
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

20. Pearl Jam - Yield

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Pearl Jam - Yield
February 3, 1998
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

21. Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue

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Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue
June 23, 1998
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

22. Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves

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Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
May 12, 1998
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

23. Scott Weiland - 12 Bar Blues

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Scott Weiland - 12 Bar Blues
March 31, 1998
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

24. Snow Patrol - Songs for Polarbears

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Snow Patrol - Songs for Polarbears
August 31, 1998
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

25. Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals

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Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
September 14, 1998
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

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