Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.6
20 votes
02
Violent Soho
We Don't Belong Here

4.43
14 votes
03
Ten Kens
Ten Kens

4.43
14 votes
04
Agent Fresco
Lightbulb Universe

4.38
24 votes
05
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.3
1218 votes
06
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.29
24 votes
07
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.29
24 votes
08
Frank Turner
Love, Ire & Song

4.26
685 votes
09
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.26
385 votes
10
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.25
1288 votes
11
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1492 votes
12
Rook
Add Colour

4.22
16 votes
13
Helm (AU)
Vol 1...'Keelhaul'

4.19
13 votes
14
Get Well Soon
Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon

4.19
13 votes
15
Tiger Lou
A Partial Print

4.18
22 votes
16
Lydia
Illuminate

4.17
972 votes
17
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
18
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.17
15 votes
19
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.16
16 votes
20
Food for Animals
Belly

4.14
14 votes
21
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen
The Opiates Revised

4.12
26 votes
22
City and Colour
The MySpace Transmissions

4.11
76 votes
23
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
24
Belong
Colorloss Record

4.11
14 votes
25
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.1
15 votes
26
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.1
26 votes
27
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.1
334 votes
28
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4.09
32 votes
29
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.09
125 votes
30
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.09
586 votes
31
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
362 votes
32
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.09
23 votes
33
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.08
48 votes
34
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.08
24 votes
35
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.08
138 votes
36
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.08
19 votes
37
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
770 votes
38
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.07
110 votes
39
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
40
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.07
23 votes
41
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
252 votes
42
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.06
40 votes
43
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.06
16 votes
44
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

4.06
2208 votes
45
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.06
25 votes
46
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.06
102 votes
47
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.06
18 votes
48
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.05
60 votes
49
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.05
20 votes
50
Coldworld
Melancholie

4.05
335 votes
51
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.05
120 votes
52
Why?
Alopecia

4.04
299 votes
53
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.04
71 votes
54
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4.04
24 votes
55
Haruka Nakamura
Grace

4.04
14 votes
56
MGMT
Metanoia

4.03
86 votes
57
Amenra
Mass IIII

4.03
183 votes
58
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
59
Lvmen
Heron

4.03
17 votes
60
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
53 votes
61
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.03
40 votes
62
Zoe
Reptilectric

4.02
26 votes
63
Giants
Old Stories

4.02
58 votes
64
The Brave Little Abacus
Demo?

4.02
13 votes
65
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.01
214 votes
66
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4
162 votes
67
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4
124 votes
68
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4
33 votes
69
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4
31 votes
70
Jericco
Jericco

4
26 votes
71
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4
26 votes
72
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4
20 votes
73
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4
20 votes
74
9GOATS BLACK OUT
Devils in Bedside

4
16 votes
75
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
76
Pinback
Tour EP 2008

4
15 votes
77
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

4
15 votes
78
The Seven Mile Journey
The Metamorphosis Project

4
13 votes
79
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
80
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
81
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1794 votes
82
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.99
337 votes
83
Little Joy
Little Joy

3.99
111 votes
84
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.98
194 votes
85
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

3.98
122 votes
86
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.98
30 votes
87
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.98
806 votes
88
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
604 votes
89
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
108 votes
90
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
91
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.98
141 votes
92
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.98
257 votes
93
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.98
60 votes
94
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.98
20 votes
95
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.97
244 votes
96
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.96
313 votes
97
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
98
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

3.96
164 votes
99
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
223 votes
100
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.96
107 votes
101
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.96
102 votes
102
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.96
152 votes
103
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.96
476 votes
104
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.96
48 votes
105
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.96
109 votes
106
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.96
103 votes
107
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

3.95
88 votes
108
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

3.95
42 votes
109
Electric President
Sleep Well

3.95
20 votes
110
La Dispute
Untitled

3.95
300 votes
111
TTNG
Animals

3.94
731 votes
112
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

3.94
17 votes
113
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.94
121 votes
114
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.94
31 votes
115
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.93
30 votes
116
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1605 votes
117
Lambchop
OH (Ohio)

3.93
22 votes
118
True Widow
True Widow

3.93
102 votes
119
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.93
35 votes
120
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.93
28 votes
121
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.93
287 votes
122
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.92
398 votes
123
The Dodos
Visiter

3.92
528 votes
124
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.92
96 votes
125
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

3.92
19 votes
126
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.92
528 votes
127
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.92
228 votes
128
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.91
94 votes
129
Shearwater
Rook

3.91
115 votes
130
In:Aviate
1985

3.91
63 votes
131
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
120 votes
132
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.91
17 votes
133
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

3.91
324 votes
134
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.91
22 votes
135
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.91
86 votes
136
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.91
96 votes
137
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.91
32 votes
138
Helios
Caesura

3.9
68 votes
139
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.9
394 votes
140
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.9
114 votes
141
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

3.9
31 votes
142
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.9
50 votes
143
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.9
20 votes
144
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
145
Bears and Bright Lights
Bears & Bright Lights

3.9
15 votes
146
Cog
Sharing Space

3.9
174 votes
147
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.9
268 votes
148
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.89
627 votes
149
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
38 votes
150
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.89
94 votes
151
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.89
42 votes
152
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

3.89
28 votes
153
Three Trapped Tigers
EP

3.89
14 votes
154
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.89
105 votes
155
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.89
58 votes
156
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

3.89
58 votes
157
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

3.89
40 votes
158
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3946 votes
159
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
26 votes
160
Brightwood
Wake

3.88
13 votes
161
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
60 votes
162
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.88
77 votes
163
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.88
815 votes
164
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.88
212 votes
165
STRFKR
Starfucker

3.88
106 votes
166
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.88
423 votes
167
...Who Calls So Loud
...Who Calls So Loud

3.88
117 votes
168
Yasushi Yoshida
Little Grace

3.88
25 votes
169
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.88
194 votes
170
Dead to Me
Little Brother

3.88
41 votes
171
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.88
32 votes
172
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.88
24 votes
173
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.88
20 votes
174
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
16 votes
175
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.87
149 votes
176
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
35 votes
177
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.87
272 votes
178
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.87
34 votes
179
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.87
60 votes
180
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
181
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant

3.86
507 votes
182
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.86
230 votes
183
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.86
127 votes
184
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
185
Fruit Bats
Mouthfuls

3.86
14 votes
186
The Wonder Years
Won't Be Pathetic Forever

3.86
199 votes
187
miaou
All Around Us

3.85
17 votes
188
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.85
152 votes
189
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

3.85
40 votes
190
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.85
43 votes
191
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.85
26 votes
192
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.85
26 votes
193
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
41 votes
194
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.84
454 votes
195
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.84
81 votes
196
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.84
378 votes
197
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.83
453 votes
198
Edison Glass
Time Is Fiction

3.83
144 votes
199
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

3.83
30 votes
200
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.83
27 votes



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