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The Highest Rated Albums of 1988

1.

EPMD - Strictly Business
August 30, 1988
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

2.

The Go-Betweens - 16 Lovers Lane
August 1, 1988
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

3.

Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden
September 16, 1988
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

5.

Jackie McLean Quintet - Dynasty
November 5, 1988
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

6.

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peepshow
September 5, 1988
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

7.

Living Colour - Vivid
May 3, 1988
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

9.

N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
August 8, 1988
Critic Score
94
4 reviews

10.

808 State - Newbuild
January 1, 1988
Critic Score
94
2 reviews

11.

My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything
November 1, 1988
Critic Score
94
3 reviews

12.

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
October 1, 1988
Critic Score
92
6 reviews

14.

Pixies - Surfer Rosa
March 21, 1988
Critic Score
91
5 reviews

15.

Traveling Wilburys - Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1
October 18, 1988
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

16.

Dead Moon - In the Graveyard
September 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

18.

Enya - Watermark
September 19, 1988
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

21.

A.R. Kane - 69
July 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

22.

The Sugarcubes - Life's Too Good
April 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

23.

Half Japanese - Charmed Life
January 1, 1988
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

24.

Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
February 2, 1988
Critic Score
89
4 reviews

25.

Galaxie 500 - Today
January 1, 1988
Critic Score
88
2 reviews
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