The Highest Rated Albums of 2008

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1. Portishead - Third

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Portishead - Third
April 28, 2008
Trip Hop
Critic Score
89
21 reviews

2. Rokia Traoré - Tchamantché

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Rokia Traoré - Tchamantché
May 19, 2008
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

3. TV on the Radio - Dear Science

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TV on the Radio - Dear Science
September 22, 2008
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
87
21 reviews

4. DJ Sprinkles - Midtown 120 Blues

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DJ Sprinkles - Midtown 120 Blues
August 9, 2008
Deep House
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

5. Deerhunter - Microcastle

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Deerhunter - Microcastle
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
25 reviews

6. The Bug - London Zoo

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The Bug - London Zoo
July 7, 2008
Dancehall
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

7. Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.

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Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
October 28, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

8. Meshuggah - obZen

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Meshuggah - obZen
March 7, 2008
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

9. The Walkmen - You & Me

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The Walkmen - You & Me
August 19, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

10. Flying Lotus - Los Angeles

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Flying Lotus - Los Angeles
June 10, 2008
Electronic
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

11. 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
Critic Score
85
9 reviews

12. Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)

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Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
February 26, 2008
Soul
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

13. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

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Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
21 reviews

14. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

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Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
February 19, 2008
Indie Folk
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

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

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

16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
April 8, 2008
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
83
21 reviews

17. Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull

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Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull
February 26, 2008
Experimental
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

18. Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair

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Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair
June 24, 2008
Electronic
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

19. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista

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Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista
July 22, 2008
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

20. Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life

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Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
October 7, 2008
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
83
18 reviews

21. Amadou & Mariam - Welcome to Mali

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Amadou & Mariam - Welcome to Mali
November 17, 2008
World
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

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

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light
May 20, 2008
Folk
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

23. The Week That Was - The Week That Was

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The Week That Was - The Week That Was
August 26, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

24. Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid

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Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
March 17, 2008
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

25. Why? - Alopecia

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Why? - Alopecia
March 11, 2008
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
11 reviews


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