Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2008

Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2008

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50.

May 8, 2008
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

49.

February 5, 2008
Critic Score
77
26 reviews

48.

Raphael Saadiq - The Way I See It
September 16, 2008
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

47.

October 21, 2008
Critic Score
72
23 reviews

45.

Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward
March 18, 2008
Critic Score
64
12 reviews

43.

July 1, 2008
Critic Score
64
13 reviews

41.

October 17, 2008
Critic Score
63
17 reviews

40.

Jonas Brothers - A Little Bit Longer
August 12, 2008
Critic Score
64
6 reviews

39.

Taylor Swift - Fearless
November 11, 2008
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

38.

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

37.

Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts I-IV
March 2, 2008
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

33.

Ne-Yo - Year of the Gentleman
September 16, 2008
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

32.

Jamey Johnson - That Lonesome Song
August 5, 2008
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

30.

May 13, 2008
Critic Score
73
19 reviews

29.

July 8, 2007
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

For Emma, Forever Ago never turns into a pity party, because Vernon has a light touch, with zero interest in narrative or confessional lyrics.

28.

The Knux - Remind Me in Three Days...
October 14, 2008
Critic Score
67
6 reviews

27.

Brian Wilson - That Lucky Old Sun
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
66
18 reviews

26.

Mudcrutch - Mudcrutch
April 29, 2008
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
The songs are mythic Americana: With help from his bandmates, Petty creates a vivid cast of road dogs, strippers and junkies that conjures Gram Parsons' Bible-haunted Southerners and Robert Hunter's cosmic Westerners.

25.

January 15, 2008
Critic Score
75
21 reviews

24.

November 11, 2008
Critic Score
76
13 reviews

23.

August 5, 2008
Critic Score
73
28 reviews

20.

September 23, 2008
Critic Score
64
20 reviews

17.

B.B. King - One Kind Favor
August 26, 2008
Critic Score
87
3 reviews

16.

August 5, 2008
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

13.

September 23, 2008
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

12.

November 23, 2008
Critic Score
60
27 reviews

9.

September 12, 2008
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

6.

April 29, 2008
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

3.

June 10, 2008
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
Original Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20081214030201/http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/24958695/albums_of_the_yea
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