Drowned in Sound's Top 50 Albums of 2008

Drowned in Sound's Top 50 Albums of 2008

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49.

Diamanda Galás - Guilty Guilty Guilty
April 1, 2008
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

48.

January 22, 2008
Critic Score
78
12 reviews

47.

Rolo Tomassi - Hysterics
September 22, 2008
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

42.

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

41.

August 19, 2008
Critic Score
73
17 reviews

40.

September 9, 2008
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

39.

March 1, 2008
Critic Score
76
19 reviews

37.

November 12, 2007
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

36.

August 21, 2008
Critic Score
64
23 reviews

34.

January 29, 2008
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

Vampire Weekend take their Ivy League education, their New Jersey upbringing, and turn it outward – arms open, hurling themselves across the freshly cut college grass, shirts creasing under the afternoon sun.

33.

September 23, 2008
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

32.

The Stills - Oceans Will Rise
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
65
6 reviews

31.

White Williams - Smoke
November 6, 2007
Critic Score
65
10 reviews

29.

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

26.

October 7, 2008
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

24.

September 9, 2008
Critic Score
79
18 reviews

22.

April 29, 2008
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

21.

May 8, 2008
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

20.

January 28, 2008
Critic Score
72
18 reviews

18.

October 21, 2008
Critic Score
72
23 reviews

16.

June 3, 2008
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

15.

March 18, 2008
Critic Score
71
18 reviews

Glass’s voice, too, is the same that’s been luring lusty seamen onto the rocks for millennia, but the way it and the drums are textured – so that the machines they’re passed through sound like they’re melting away – brings Crystal Castles to the outer edges of greatness.

12.

April 8, 2008
Critic Score
74
21 reviews

10.

July 8, 2007
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

Although comprising only nine songs spread over less than forty minutes, For Emma, Forever Ago is one of the most captivating collections these ears have heard for some time. 

9.

March 18, 2008
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

7.

March 11, 2008
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

6.

April 28, 2008
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

Both ancient and futuristic, a mildewed signal from a more advanced culture that failed to survive the ice age, Third doesn’t make you pay attention to its desolate contours, but rather stare out of the window, creeping panic causing your mind to dart in a million dark directions at once.

5.

August 19, 2008
Critic Score
84
28 reviews

1.

April 15, 2008
Critic Score
71
14 reviews
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