The Best Indie Pop Albums of 2008

1. The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths

The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths
November 10, 2008
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

4. Shugo Tokumaru - Exit

Shugo Tokumaru - Exit
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

5. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

6. Mystery Jets - Twenty One

Mystery Jets - Twenty One
March 24, 2008
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

7. Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...

Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...
February 22, 2008
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

8. The Dø - A Mouthful

The Dø - A Mouthful
January 14, 2008
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

9. Destroyer - Trouble in Dreams

Destroyer - Trouble in Dreams
March 18, 2008
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

11. Wild Beasts - Limbo, Panto

Wild Beasts - Limbo, Panto
November 4, 2008
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

12. The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion

The Ruby Suns - Sea Lion
January 21, 2008
Critic Score
76
12 reviews

14. Little Joy - Little Joy

Little Joy - Little Joy
November 4, 2008
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

15. Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane

Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

16. Ra Ra Riot - The Rhumb Line

Ra Ra Riot - The Rhumb Line
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

17. Belle & Sebastian - The BBC Sessions

Belle & Sebastian - The BBC Sessions
November 18, 2008
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

18. Jim Noir - Jim Noir

Jim Noir - Jim Noir
April 8, 2008
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

19. Headlights - Some Racing, Some Stopping

Headlights - Some Racing, Some Stopping
March 6, 2008
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

20. The Magnetic Fields - Distortion

The Magnetic Fields - Distortion
January 15, 2008
Critic Score
74
20 reviews

21. Islands - Arms Way

Islands - Arms Way
May 20, 2008
Critic Score
74
18 reviews

22. White Hinterland - Phylactery Factory

White Hinterland - Phylactery Factory
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

23. Lykke Li - Youth Novels

Lykke Li - Youth Novels
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
73
16 reviews

24. School of Language - Sea from Shore

School of Language - Sea from Shore
February 5, 2008
Critic Score
73
10 reviews

25. Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini

Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini
September 8, 2008
Critic Score
73
12 reviews
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