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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 - Weird Era Cont.

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Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Score
9.2

2. Deerhunter - Microcastle

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Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Score
9.2

3. Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story

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Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story
September 30, 2008
Score
9.2

4. TV on the Radio - Dear Science,

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TV on the Radio - Dear Science,
September 22, 2008
Experimental Rock
Score
9.2

5. No Age - Nouns

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No Age - Nouns
May 8, 2008
Indie Rock
Score
9.2

6. Basic Channel - BCD-2

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Basic Channel - BCD-2
July 8, 2008
Dub Techno
Score
9.1

7. Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair

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Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair
June 24, 2008
Electronic
Score
9.1

8. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

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Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Indie Folk
Score
9.0

9. Saint Etienne - London Conversations: The Best of Saint Etienne

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Saint Etienne - London Conversations: The Best of Saint Etienne
October 13, 2008
Score
8.8

10. DJ /rupture - Uproot

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DJ /rupture - Uproot
October 7, 2008
Electronic
Score
8.8

11. Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life

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Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
October 7, 2008
Hardcore Punk
Score
8.8

12. Prurient - Arrowhead

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Prurient - Arrowhead
July 22, 2008
Score
8.8

13. Portishead - Third

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Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Trip Hop
Score
8.8

14. Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours

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Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
April 8, 2008
Electropop
Score
8.8

15. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

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Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
Indie Rock
Score
8.8

16. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III

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Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
June 10, 2008
Hip Hop
Score
8.7

17. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light

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

18. Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant

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

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

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

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

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

21. Lindstrøm - Where You Go I Go Too

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

22. The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

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The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound
August 19, 2008
Alternative Rock
Score
8.6

23. The Bug - London Zoo

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The Bug - London Zoo
July 7, 2008
Dancehall
Score
8.6

24. Air France - No Way Down

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

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

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Harvey Milk - Life... The Best Game In Town
June 3, 2008
Sludge Metal
Score
8.6
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2008.


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