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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2008


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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2008. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

1. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Rating: 9.2
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2. Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.

Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Rating: 9.2
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3. TV on the Radio - Dear Science,

TV on the Radio - Dear Science,
September 22, 2008
Experimental Rock
Rating: 9.2
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4. No Age - Nouns

No Age - Nouns
May 8, 2008
Indie Rock
Rating: 9.2
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5. Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair
June 24, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 9.1
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6. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Indie Folk
Rating: 9.0
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7. Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life

Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
October 7, 2008
Hardcore Punk
Rating: 8.8
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8. DJ /rupture - Uproot

DJ /rupture - Uproot
October 7, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.8

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9. Portishead - Third

Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Trip Hop
Rating: 8.8
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10. Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours

Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
April 8, 2008
Electropop
Rating: 8.8
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11. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
Indie Rock
Rating: 8.8
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12. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
June 10, 2008
Hip Hop
Rating: 8.7
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13. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light
May 20, 2008
Folk
Rating: 8.7

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14. Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
April 8, 2008
Indie Folk
Rating: 8.7

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15. The Very Best - Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit are the Very Best

The Very Best - Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit are the Very Best
November 1, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.6

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16. Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs

Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs
October 7, 2008
Folk
Rating: 8.6

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17. The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound
August 19, 2008
Alternative Rock
Rating: 8.6
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18. Lindstrøm - Where You Go I Go Too

Lindstrøm - Where You Go I Go Too
August 19, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.6

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19. The Bug - London Zoo

The Bug - London Zoo
July 7, 2008
Dancehall
Rating: 8.6
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20. Air France - No Way Down

Air France - No Way Down
June 26, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.6

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21. Harvey Milk - Life... The Best Game In Town

Harvey Milk - Life... The Best Game In Town
June 3, 2008
Sludge Metal
Rating: 8.6

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22. Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing

Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
March 18, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.6
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23. Atlas Sound - Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel

Atlas Sound - Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel
February 19, 2008
Experimental
Rating: 8.6
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24. Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna

Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna
October 20, 2008
Experimental Rock
Rating: 8.5
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25. Max Tundra - Parallax Error Beheads You

Max Tundra - Parallax Error Beheads You
October 20, 2008
Electronic
Rating: 8.5

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NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2008.


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