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The Best Rock Albums of 2008

1. TV on the Radio - Dear Science

TV on the Radio - Dear Science
September 22, 2008
Critic Score
87
25 reviews

2. The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths

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

4. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
84
26 reviews

6. The Hold Steady - Stay Positive

The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
July 14, 2008
Critic Score
82
23 reviews

7. Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances

Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances
April 14, 2008
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

8. Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid

Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
March 17, 2008
Critic Score
82
17 reviews

9. Spiritualized - Songs in A&E

Spiritualized - Songs in A&E
May 26, 2008
Critic Score
82
20 reviews

10. Paul Weller - 22 Dreams

Paul Weller - 22 Dreams
June 2, 2008
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

11. Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull

Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull
February 26, 2008
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

12. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

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

14. Mystery Jets - Twenty One

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

15. Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me

Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

17. The Week That Was - The Week That Was

The Week That Was - The Week That Was
August 26, 2008
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

18. British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?

British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
February 12, 2008
Critic Score
81
22 reviews

19. The Coral - Singles Collection

The Coral - Singles Collection
September 15, 2008
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

20. Randy Newman - Harps and Angels

Randy Newman - Harps and Angels
August 5, 2008
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

22. Silver Jews - Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea

Silver Jews - Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
June 17, 2008
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

23. Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.

Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

24. Vessels - White Fields and Open Devices

Vessels - White Fields and Open Devices
August 18, 2008
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

25. Okkervil River - The Stand Ins

Okkervil River - The Stand Ins
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
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