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Paste's Highest Rated Albums of 2008


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

1. Portishead - Third

Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Trip Hop
10
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



2. Lucinda Williams - Little Honey

Lucinda Williams - Little Honey
October 14, 2008
Alt-Country
9.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



3. Kaiser Chiefs - Off With Their Heads

Kaiser Chiefs - Off With Their Heads
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
9.1
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. Okkervil River - The Stand Ins

Okkervil River - The Stand Ins
September 9, 2008
Indie Rock
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



6. Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna

Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna
October 20, 2008
Experimental Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



7. Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life

Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
October 7, 2008
Hardcore Punk
9
iTunes
Amazon
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8. Department Of Eagles - In Ear Park

Department Of Eagles - In Ear Park
October 7, 2008
Experimental Rock
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



9. Ben Folds - Way to Normal

Ben Folds - Way to Normal
September 30, 2008
Piano Rock
8.9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



10. I'm From Barcelona - Who Killed Harry Houdini?

I'm From Barcelona - Who Killed Harry Houdini?
October 14, 2008
Indie Pop
8.8
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



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

Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs
October 7, 2008
Folk
8.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. The Verve - Forth

The Verve - Forth
August 19, 2008
Rock
8.8
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini

Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini
September 8, 2008
Indie Pop
8.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances

Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances
April 14, 2008
Indie Rock
8.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. The Pretenders - Break Up the Concrete

The Pretenders - Break Up the Concrete
October 7, 2008
Alternative Rock
8.6
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. Metallica - Death Magnetic

Metallica - Death Magnetic
September 12, 2008
Metal
8.6
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers

Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers
March 4, 2008
Alt-Country
8.5
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. The Rosebuds - Life Like

The Rosebuds - Life Like
October 7, 2008
Indie Rock
8.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. Calexico - Carried to Dust

Calexico - Carried to Dust
September 9, 2008
Alt-Country
8.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. Cold War Kids - Loyalty to Loyalty

Cold War Kids - Loyalty to Loyalty
September 23, 2008
Indie Rock
8.3
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



21. Q-Tip - The Renaissance

Q-Tip - The Renaissance
November 4, 2008
Hip Hop
8.2
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



22. Human Highway - Moody Motorcycle

Human Highway - Moody Motorcycle
August 19, 2008
Indie Pop
8.2
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



23. Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak
November 24, 2008
Hip Hop
8.1
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



24. Fujiya & Miyagi - Lightbulbs

Fujiya & Miyagi - Lightbulbs
September 9, 2008
Electronic
8.1
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



25. The Walkmen - You & Me

The Walkmen - You & Me
August 19, 2008
Indie Rock
8.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



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


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