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The Best Alt-Country Albums of 2008

1. American Music Club - The Golden Age

American Music Club - The Golden Age
February 19, 2008
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

2. Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers

Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

4. Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal

Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal
June 24, 2008
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

5. Gary Louris - Vagabonds

Gary Louris - Vagabonds
February 19, 2008
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

6. Old 97's - Blame It On Gravity

Old 97's - Blame It On Gravity
May 13, 2008
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

7. Jason Collett - Here's to Being Here

Jason Collett - Here's to Being Here
February 5, 2008
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

8. Calexico - Carried to Dust

Calexico - Carried to Dust
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
74
18 reviews

9. Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology

Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
72
12 reviews

10. Castanets - City of Refuge

Castanets - City of Refuge
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

11. Lambchop - OH (Ohio)

Lambchop - OH (Ohio)
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
71
17 reviews

12. Tift Merritt - Another Country

Tift Merritt - Another Country
February 26, 2008
Critic Score
71
8 reviews

13. Lucinda Williams - Little Honey

Lucinda Williams - Little Honey
October 14, 2008
Critic Score
70
12 reviews

14. Giant Sand - proVISIONS

Giant Sand - proVISIONS
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

15. Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue

Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue
September 23, 2008
Critic Score
69
14 reviews

16. Marah - Angels of Destruction!

Marah - Angels of Destruction!
January 8, 2008
Critic Score
64
9 reviews

17. O'Death - Broken Hymns, Limbs and Skin

O'Death - Broken Hymns, Limbs and Skin
August 22, 2008
Critic Score
63
9 reviews

18. The Watson Twins - Fire Songs

The Watson Twins - Fire Songs
June 24, 2008
Critic Score
62
5 reviews
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