SPIN's 20 Best Albums of 1998

SPIN's 20 Best Albums of 1998

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20. Local H - Pack Up the Cats

Local H - Pack Up the Cats
September 1, 1998
Critic Score
80
1 review

19. UNKLE - Psyence Fiction

UNKLE - Psyence Fiction
September 29, 1998
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

16. Gang Starr - Moment of Truth

Gang Starr - Moment of Truth
March 31, 1998
Critic Score
73
4 reviews

15. R.E.M. - Up

R.E.M. - Up
October 26, 1998
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

Up´s lushly arranged tunes show off Stipe at his most, er, beautiful; narcissistic retreet into private space, a sel-indulgence for some celebs, is a necessity for him.

14. Plastikman - Consumed

Plastikman - Consumed
January 1, 1998
Critic Score
80
1 review

13. Tori Amos - From the Choirgirl Hotel

Tori Amos - From the Choirgirl Hotel
May 5, 1998
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

12. Quasi - Featuring "Birds"

Quasi - Featuring
April 21, 1998
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

11. Hole - Celebrity Skin

Hole - Celebrity Skin
September 8, 1998
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

10. Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty

Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
July 14, 1998
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

9. Garbage - Version 2.0

Garbage - Version 2.0
May 11, 1998
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

8. Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue

Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue
June 23, 1998
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

7. Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals

Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
September 14, 1998
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

6. Massive Attack - Mezzanine

Massive Attack - Mezzanine
April 20, 1998
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

5. Air - Moon Safari

Air - Moon Safari
January 16, 1998
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

3. OutKast - Aquemini

OutKast - Aquemini
September 29, 1998
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

2. Elliott Smith - XO

Elliott Smith - XO
August 25, 1998
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
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