1998 Album Releases

1998
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Feb 10
Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
87
critic score
(12)
90
user score
(4,553)
Sep 29
OutKast - Aquemini
OutKast
Aquemini
86
critic score
(7)
90
user score
(1,922)
Aug 25
Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
92
critic score
(11)
90
user score
(1,829)
Apr 20
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Massive Attack
Mezzanine
82
critic score
(8)
87
user score
(1,359)
Apr 20
Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children
Boards of Canada
Music Has the Right to Children
87
critic score
(6)
87
user score
(1,266)
Feb 24
Duster - Stratosphere
Duster
Stratosphere
88
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(1,210)
Mar 3
Madonna - Ray of Light
Madonna
Ray of Light
83
critic score
(9)
87
user score
(1,020)
Jun 30
System of a Down - System of a Down
System of a Down
System of a Down
89
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(1,018)
Sep 29
Black Star - Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Black Star
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
86
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(708)
Jan 16
Air - Moon Safari
Air
Moon Safari
75
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(610)
Aug 25
Elliott Smith - XO
Elliott Smith
XO
80
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(601)
Sep 22
Queens of the Stone Age - Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age
76
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(529)
Aug 31
Death - The Sound of Perseverance
Death
The Sound of Perseverance
90
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(447)
Sep 29
Jay-Z - Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Jay-Z
Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
65
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(388)
Oct 27
Refused - The Shape of Punk to Come
Refused
The Shape of Punk to Come
97
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(374)
Aug 18
Korn - Follow the Leader
Korn
Follow the Leader
74
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(373)
May 19
DMX - It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
DMX
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
68
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(367)
May 21
Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop
Seatbelts
Cowboy Bebop
100
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(361)
Jun 2
The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore
The Smashing Pumpkins
Adore
68
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(336)
Sep 29
PJ Harvey - Is This Desire?
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?
77
critic score
(6)
83
user score
(331)
Oct 20
Silver Jews - American Water
Silver Jews
American Water
81
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(319)
Mar 31
Gang Starr - Moment of Truth
Gang Starr
Moment of Truth
73
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(318)
Sep 29
A Tribe Called Quest - The Love Movement
A Tribe Called Quest
The Love Movement
65
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(295)
Mar 10
Tortoise - TNT
Tortoise
TNT
76
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(272)
Sep 7
Belle and Sebastian - The Boy with the Arab Strap
Belle and Sebastian
The Boy with the Arab Strap
84
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(272)
Sep 29
Shakira - ¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?
Shakira
¿Dónde Están los Ladrones?
83
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(266)
Jul 14
Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
Beastie Boys
Hello Nasty
83
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(262)
Apr 28
Big Pun - Capital Punishment
Big Pun
Capital Punishment
86
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(253)
Sep 22
Cat Power - Moon Pix
Cat Power
Moon Pix
91
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(241)
Oct 12
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing
68
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(231)
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Nov 3
Beck - Mutations
Beck
Mutations
81
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(229)
Jan 12
Radiohead - No Surprises
Radiohead
No Surprises
50
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(226)
Sep 14
Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
Marilyn Manson
Mechanical Animals
78
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(224)
Feb 3
Pearl Jam - Yield
Pearl Jam
Yield
73
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(217)
Sep 8
Sunny Day Real Estate - How It Feels to Be Something On
Sunny Day Real Estate
How It Feels to Be Something On
91
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(212)
Sep 29
UNKLE - Psyence Fiction
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction
80
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(211)
Sep 8
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hole
Celebrity Skin
78
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(209)
Nov 17
The Offspring - Americana
The Offspring
Americana
57
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(206)
Mar 30
Pulp - This Is Hardcore
Pulp
This Is Hardcore
83
critic score
(9)
82
user score
(205)
Sep 29
Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs
85
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(195)
May 5
Tori Amos - From the Choirgirl Hotel
Tori Amos
From the Choirgirl Hotel
76
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(185)
Jun 8
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞ [Expanded Version]
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞ [Expanded Version]
78
critic score
(3)
89
user score
(182)
Jun 9
Don Caballero - What Burns Never Returns
Don Caballero
What Burns Never Returns
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(182)
Jul 13
Autechre - LP5
Autechre
LP5
87
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(180)
May 12
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
Sonic Youth
A Thousand Leaves
74
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(177)
Nov 25
Boris - Amplifier Worship
Boris
Amplifier Worship
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(165)
Oct 19
Fatboy Slim - You've Come a Long Way, Baby
Fatboy Slim
You've Come a Long Way, Baby
81
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(164)
Aug 18
Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth
My Arms, Your Hearse
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(159)
Jun 23
Gorguts - Obscura
Gorguts
Obscura
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(155)
Jun 30
Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
Lucinda Williams
Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
91
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(155)
Aug 18
At The Drive-In - in/CASINO/OUT
At The Drive-In
in/CASINO/OUT
90
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(154)
Jan 20
Swans - Swans Are Dead
Swans
Swans Are Dead
79
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(145)
Nov 2
Portishead - Roseland NYC Live
Portishead
Roseland NYC Live
73
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(143)
Dec 22
DMX - Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood
DMX
Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood
71
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(136)
May 11
Garbage - Version 2.0
Garbage
Version 2.0
75
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(133)
Nov 3
Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Alanis Morissette
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
73
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(131)
Nov 10
Sweet Trip - Halica: Bliss Out v.11
Sweet Trip
Halica: Bliss Out v.11
65
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(125)
Feb 2
Mark Hollis - Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis
Mark Hollis
95
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(124)
Mar 23
Iron Maiden - Virtual XI
Iron Maiden
Virtual XI
43
critic score
(3)
43
user score
(123)
Oct 26
R.E.M. - Up
R.E.M.
Up
72
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(121)
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