1998 Album Releases

1998
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Sep 29
OutKast - Aquemini
OutKast
Aquemini
92
critic score
(5)
Sep 22
Cat Power - Moon Pix
Cat Power
Moon Pix
89
critic score
(5)
Sep 29
Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs
Mercury Rev
Deserter's Songs
88
critic score
(7)
Jul 20
Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider
Sparklehorse
Good Morning Spider
87
critic score
(6)
Oct 10
Caetano Veloso - Livro
Caetano Veloso
Livro
86
critic score
(5)
Oct 27
The Afghan Whigs - 1965
The Afghan Whigs
1965
85
critic score
(5)
Apr 20
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Massive Attack
Mezzanine
85
critic score
(7)
Sep 21
Eels - Electro-Shock Blues
Eels
Electro-Shock Blues
84
critic score
(5)
Sep 28
The Beta Band - The Three E.P.'s
The Beta Band
The Three E.P.'s
84
critic score
(6)
Mar 3
Madonna - Ray of Light
Madonna
Ray of Light
84
critic score
(6)
Mar 30
Pulp - This Is Hardcore
Pulp
This Is Hardcore
83
critic score
(8)
Nov 3
Beck - Mutations
Beck
Mutations
81
critic score
(7)
Oct 20
Silver Jews - American Water
Silver Jews
American Water
81
critic score
(7)
Jan 1
Red Snapper - Making Bones
Red Snapper
Making Bones
81
critic score
(5)
Jul 14
Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
Beastie Boys
Hello Nasty
81
critic score
(8)
Sep 29
UNKLE - Psyence Fiction
UNKLE
Psyence Fiction
80
critic score
(7)
Sep 14
Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
Marilyn Manson
Mechanical Animals
80
critic score
(6)
Nov 3
Oasis - The Masterplan
Oasis
The Masterplan
80
critic score
(6)
Aug 25
Elliott Smith - XO
Elliott Smith
XO
80
critic score
(7)
Jan 16
Air - Moon Safari
Air
Moon Safari
79
critic score
(8)
Apr 13
Gomez - Bring It On
Gomez
Bring It On
79
critic score
(6)
Jan 1
The Reatards - Teenage Hate
The Reatards
Teenage Hate
79
critic score
(5)
Jun 23
Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue
Billy Bragg & Wilco
Mermaid Avenue
78
critic score
(5)
Mar 16
Morcheeba - Big Calm
Morcheeba
Big Calm
78
critic score
(5)
Apr 21
Quasi - Featuring
Quasi
Featuring "Birds"
77
critic score
(5)
May 11
Garbage - Version 2.0
Garbage
Version 2.0
77
critic score
(6)
Sep 8
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hole
Celebrity Skin
77
critic score
(6)
Sep 29
PJ Harvey - Is This Desire?
PJ Harvey
Is This Desire?
76
critic score
(5)
Mar 10
Tortoise - TNT
Tortoise
TNT
76
critic score
(5)
Sep 28
Wagon Christ - Tally Ho!
Wagon Christ
Tally Ho!
76
critic score
(5)
Nov 2
Bright Eyes - Letting Off the Happiness
Bright Eyes
Letting Off the Happiness
76
critic score
(5)
Nov 2
Portishead - Roseland NYC Live
Portishead
Roseland NYC Live
76
critic score
(5)
Jun 2
Rocket from the Crypt - RFTC
Rocket from the Crypt
RFTC
75
critic score
(5)
May 5
Tori Amos - From the Choirgirl Hotel
Tori Amos
From the Choirgirl Hotel
75
critic score
(6)
Mar 31
Scott Weiland - 12 Bar Blues
Scott Weiland
12 Bar Blues
75
critic score
(5)
May 12
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
Sonic Youth
A Thousand Leaves
74
critic score
(6)
Feb 17
Ani DiFranco - Little Plastic Castle
Ani DiFranco
Little Plastic Castle
74
critic score
(6)
Oct 6
Son Volt - Wide Swing Tremolo
Son Volt
Wide Swing Tremolo
73
critic score
(5)
Jun 10
Maxwell - Embrya
Maxwell
Embrya
73
critic score
(5)
Feb 3
Pearl Jam - Yield
Pearl Jam
Yield
73
critic score
(7)
Oct 20
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - ACME
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
ACME
73
critic score
(6)
Oct 26
R.E.M. - Up
R.E.M.
Up
72
critic score
(7)
Sep 29
Sheryl Crow - The Globe Sessions
Sheryl Crow
The Globe Sessions
72
critic score
(5)
May 25
Tricky - Angels with Dirty Faces
Tricky
Angels with Dirty Faces
72
critic score
(6)
Feb 10
Shellac - Terraform
Shellac
Terraform
72
critic score
(5)
Nov 10
R. Kelly - R.
R. Kelly
R.
72
critic score
(5)
Aug 11
Liz Phair - whitechocolatespaceegg
Liz Phair
whitechocolatespaceegg
71
critic score
(5)
Apr 20
Black Box Recorder - England Made Me
Black Box Recorder
England Made Me
71
critic score
(5)
Aug 31
Snow Patrol - Songs for Polarbears
Snow Patrol
Songs for Polarbears
70
critic score
(6)
Apr 6
Saint Etienne - Good Humor
Saint Etienne
Good Humor
69
critic score
(5)
Oct 12
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Placebo
Without You I'm Nothing
68
critic score
(5)
Oct 19
Idlewild - Hope Is Important
Idlewild
Hope Is Important
68
critic score
(5)
Jun 2
The Smashing Pumpkins - Adore
The Smashing Pumpkins
Adore
68
critic score
(7)
Sep 29
Soul Coughing - El Oso
Soul Coughing
El Oso
68
critic score
(5)
Jun 1
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Munki
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Munki
68
critic score
(6)
Jan 27
The High Llamas - Cold and Bouncy
The High Llamas
Cold and Bouncy
67
critic score
(5)
Sep 29
A Tribe Called Quest - The Love Movement
A Tribe Called Quest
The Love Movement
67
critic score
(5)
Jan 27
Goldie - Saturnz Return
Goldie
Saturnz Return
65
critic score
(6)
Sep 8
Canibus - Can-I-Bus
Canibus
Can-I-Bus
65
critic score
(5)
Oct 1
The Cardigans - Gran Turismo
The Cardigans
Gran Turismo
65
critic score
(6)
Jun 2
Girls Against Boys - Freak*on*ica
Girls Against Boys
Freak*on*ica
65
critic score
(6)
Mar 24
Cappadonna - The Pillage
Cappadonna
The Pillage
64
critic score
(5)
Jun 8
Embrace - The Good Will Out
Embrace
The Good Will Out
64
critic score
(5)
Feb 3
Kristin Hersh - Strange Angels
Kristin Hersh
Strange Angels
64
critic score
(6)
May 12
Hayden - The Closer I Get
Hayden
The Closer I Get
63
critic score
(5)
Mar 10
Fastball - All the Pain Money Can Buy
Fastball
All the Pain Money Can Buy
63
critic score
(5)
Oct 6
Cake - Prolonging the Magic
Cake
Prolonging the Magic
61
critic score
(5)
Nov 24
RZA - Bobby Digital in Stereo
RZA
Bobby Digital in Stereo
61
critic score
(5)
Apr 23
The Jesus Lizard - Blue
The Jesus Lizard
Blue
60
critic score
(6)
Oct 6
Pras - Ghetto Supastar
Pras
Ghetto Supastar
58
critic score
(5)
Jun 16
Brian Wilson - Imagination
Brian Wilson
Imagination
57
critic score
(5)
Nov 17
The Offspring - Americana
The Offspring
Americana
57
critic score
(5)
Apr 6
Bernard Butler - People Move On
Bernard Butler
People Move On
56
critic score
(5)
Feb 10
James Iha - Let It Come Down
James Iha
Let It Come Down
55
critic score
(6)
Mar 31
Jerry Cantrell - Boggy Depot
Jerry Cantrell
Boggy Depot
54
critic score
(5)
Nov 17
Jewel - Spirit
Jewel
Spirit
48
critic score
(5)
May 12
Lenny Kravitz - 5
Lenny Kravitz
5
42
critic score
(5)

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