Best of 2008

Best Albums of 2008

Music obsessives spend a lot of time creating lists, and Jim and Greg are no exception. Tune in this week to hear their ultimate list of the year: The Best Albums of 2008.

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Best Albums of 2008

Jim and Greg listened to hundreds of albums this year. Which ones soared to the top? Check out their lists for the Best Albums of 2008 below. You can also see what albums made the cut in years past in our Lists section.

Featured Songs

  1. Parts and Labor, Nowheres Nigh, Receivers, Jagjaguwar, 2008
  2. Local H, Hand to Mouth, 12 Angry Months, Shout! Factory, 2008
  3. Q Tip, Life is Better, The Renaissance, Universal Motown Republic Group, 2008
  4. Brazilian Girls, Losing Myself, New York City, Verve Forecast, 2008
  5. Portishead, Silence, Third, Mercury, 2008
  6. TV on the Radio, Crying, Dear Science, 4AD, 2008
  7. Fleet Foxes, Ragged Wood, Fleet Foxes, Bella Union / Sub Pop, 2008
  8. Mates of State, The Re-Arranger, Re-Arrange Us, Barsuk, 2008
  9. The Knux, Cappuccino, Remind Me in 3 Days, Interscope, 2008
  10. The Vivian Girls, Where Do You Run To, Vivian Girls, In the Red, 2008
  11. Erykah Badu, The Healer, New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War, Motown, 2008
  12. The Gutter Twins, God's Children, Saturnalia, Sub Pop, 2008
  13. Byrne and Eno, Everything that Happens, Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, Todo Mundo, 2008
  14. Torche, Across the Shields, Meanderthal, Hydra Head, 2008
  15. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, We Call Upon the Author, Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!, Mute, 2008
  16. Grateful Dead, Operator, American Beauty, Warner Bros., 1970
  17. Amy Ray, SLC Radio, Didn't It Feel Kinder, Daemon, 2008
  18. R.E.M., Bang and Blame, Monster, Warner Bros., 1994
  19. Jane's Addiction, Jane Says, Jane's Addiction, Triple X, 1987

Footnotes

last.fm Listen to Fleet Foxes last.fm Listen to Dig, Lazarus Dig!!! last.fm Listen to The Renaissance last.fm Listen to The Vivian Girls