1988 Rock Album Releases

1988
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Oct 1
Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
Sonic Youth
Daydream Nation
90
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(1,138)
Mar 21
Pixies - Surfer Rosa
Pixies
Surfer Rosa
91
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(1,071)
Sep 16
Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden
Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden
100
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(734)
Apr 5
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman
91
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(252)
Sep 19
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Tender Prey
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Tender Prey
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(297)
Nov 7
R.E.M. - Green
R.E.M.
Green
81
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(213)
Apr 1
The Sugarcubes - Life's Too Good
The Sugarcubes
Life's Too Good
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(139)
Aug 23
Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking
Jane's Addiction
Nothing's Shocking
90
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(138)
Sep 25
They Might Be Giants - Lincoln
They Might Be Giants
Lincoln
75
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(131)
Mar 21
Pixies - Where Is My Mind?
Pixies
Where Is My Mind?
93
user score
(85)
Oct 31
my bloody valentine - Feed Me with Your Kiss
my bloody valentine
Feed Me with Your Kiss
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(105)
Oct 31
Dinosaur Jr. - Bug
Dinosaur Jr.
Bug
82
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(160)
Oct 18
Traveling Wilburys - Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1
Traveling Wilburys
Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1
90
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(60)
Oct 13
Danzig - Danzig
Danzig
Danzig
78
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(78)
Nov 29
Guns N' Roses - G N' R Lies
Guns N' Roses
G N' R Lies
75
critic score
(3)
56
user score
(164)
Sep 19
Bon Jovi - New Jersey
Bon Jovi
New Jersey
75
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(62)
Jan 1
Beat Happening - Jamboree
Beat Happening
Jamboree
92
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(54)
May 10
Prince - Lovesexy
Prince
Lovesexy
81
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(143)
Jan 1
The Pogues - If I Should Fall From Grace With God
The Pogues
If I Should Fall From Grace With God
88
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(66)
Oct 10
U2 - Rattle and Hum
U2
Rattle and Hum
76
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(124)
Mar 15
Talking Heads - Naked
Talking Heads
Naked
66
critic score
(5)
58
user score
(231)
May 24
Van Halen - OU812
Van Halen
OU812
70
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(39)
Apr 11
Butthole Surfers - Hairway To Steven
Butthole Surfers
Hairway To Steven
90
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(54)
Mar 8
The Beatles - Past Masters, Volume Two
The Beatles
Past Masters, Volume Two
95
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(20)
Mar 14
Prefab Sprout - From Langley Park to Memphis
Prefab Sprout
From Langley Park to Memphis
60
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(39)
1988
Cardiacs - A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
Cardiacs
A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
50
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(40)
Aug 28
Caifanes - Caifanes
Caifanes
Caifanes
78
user score
(37)
Jan 18
AC/DC - Blow Up Your Video
AC/DC
Blow Up Your Video
60
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(64)
May 3
Living Colour - Vivid
Living Colour
Vivid
95
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(60)
Jul 5
Cinderella - Long Cold Winter
Cinderella
Long Cold Winter
60
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(21)
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Nov 22
Pink Floyd - Delicate Sound of Thunder
Pink Floyd
Delicate Sound of Thunder
45
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(19)
Jan 1
Cowboy Junkies - The Trinity Session
Cowboy Junkies
The Trinity Session
85
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(42)
Oct 1
The Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues
The Waterboys
Fisherman's Blues
85
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(40)
Apr 12
Cheap Trick - Lap of Luxury
Cheap Trick
Lap of Luxury
50
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(11)
May 12
Screaming Trees - Invisible Lantern
Screaming Trees
Invisible Lantern
60
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(24)
Nov 1
Happy Mondays - Bummed
Happy Mondays
Bummed
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(39)
Aug 23
Rapeman - Two Nuns and a Pack Mule
Rapeman
Two Nuns and a Pack Mule
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(20)
Apr 16
Scorpions - Savage Amusement
Scorpions
Savage Amusement
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(21)
Mar 1
Ciccone Youth - The Whitey Album
Ciccone Youth
The Whitey Album
79
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(35)
May 3
Poison - Open Up and Say...Ahh!
Poison
Open Up and Say...Ahh!
50
critic score
(2)
50
user score
(23)
Sep 15
Soda Stereo - Doble Vida
Soda Stereo
Doble Vida
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(54)
1988
Swans - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Swans
Love Will Tear Us Apart
62
user score
(20)
Apr 18
Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana
Michael Jackson
Dirty Diana
83
user score
(29)
Aug 10
Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
Guns N' Roses
Sweet Child O' Mine
100
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(30)
Jun 1
Patti Smith - Dream of Life
Patti Smith
Dream of Life
68
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(32)
Jul 5
Crowded House - Temple of Low Men
Crowded House
Temple of Low Men
83
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(21)
Feb 29
The Fall - The Frenz Experiment
The Fall
The Frenz Experiment
77
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(26)
Sep 1
Billy Bragg - Workers Playtime
Billy Bragg
Workers Playtime
75
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(9)
Mar 8
The Beatles - Past Masters, Volume One
The Beatles
Past Masters, Volume One
100
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(27)
Jul 1
A.R. Kane - 69
A.R. Kane
69
91
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(37)
Sep
Foetus - Thaw
Foetus Interruptus
Thaw
81
user score
(9)
Sep
Fields of the Nephilim - The Nephilim
Fields of the Nephilim
The Nephilim
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(10)
1988
38 Special - Rock & Roll Strategy
38 Special
Rock & Roll Strategy
40
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(2)
Dec
R.E.M. - Orange Crush
R.E.M.
Orange Crush
93
user score
(7)
Oct 24
The Beatles - Past Masters, Volumes One & Two
The Beatles
Past Masters, Volumes One & Two
88
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(15)
Apr 25
Soul Asylum - Hang Time
Soul Asylum
Hang Time
80
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(1)
Oct 17
R.E.M. - Eponymous
R.E.M.
Eponymous
87
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(10)
Sep 1
Dead Moon - In the Graveyard
Dead Moon
In the Graveyard
90
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(22)
Jan 1
Throwing Muses - House Tornado
Throwing Muses
House Tornado
60
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(19)
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