Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2008


01
Foals
Olimpic Airways

4.61
18 votes
02
U.S. Christmas
Eat The Low Dogs

4.33
18 votes
03
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Mada Minu Ashita ni

4.33
18 votes
04
Madrugada
Madrugada

4.32
17 votes
05
Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness

4.29
1016 votes
06
Frightened Rabbit
The Midnight Organ Fight

4.26
1094 votes
07
Tigers on Trains
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and His Basket of Demons

4.25
20 votes
08
The Reign Of Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

4.24
326 votes
09
The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

4.22
1385 votes
10
Uh Huh Her
Common Reaction

4.21
14 votes
11
Rook
Add Colour

4.21
17 votes
12
Matt Elliott
Howling Songs

4.21
17 votes
13
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Hometowns

4.17
288 votes
14
The Cambiata
to heal

4.17
18 votes
15
Lydia
Illuminate

4.15
872 votes
16
Johnny Foreigner
Waited Up 'til It Was Light

4.14
87 votes
17
Jon Foreman
Fall and Winter

4.13
134 votes
18
The Music Tapes
Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

4.13
30 votes
19
O'Death
Broken Hymns, Limbs, and Skin

4.13
15 votes
20
Midsummer
Inside The Trees

4.13
46 votes
21
Suis La Lune
Heir

4.13
210 votes
22
Your Best Friend
Your Best Friend

4.12
17 votes
23
One OK Rock
Beam of Light

4.12
17 votes
24
Nadja
The Bungled & the Botched

4.11
57 votes
25
Tubelord
Feed Me a Box of Words

4.11
36 votes
26
Monika
Avatar

4.11
18 votes
27
The Middle East
The Recordings of the Middle East

4.11
118 votes
28
CapaRezza
Le dimensioni del mio caos

4.1
25 votes
29
Cool Hand Luke
The Sleeping House

4.1
15 votes
30
Paper Rival
Dialog

4.09
74 votes
31
Jon Foreman
Spring and Summer

4.09
106 votes
32
Ling Tosite Sigure
Telecastic fake show

4.09
44 votes
33
City and Colour
MySpace Transmissions

4.09
72 votes
34
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Eventually Home

4.09
338 votes
35
Noah Gundersen
Brand New World

4.08
24 votes
36
Moving Mountains
Foreword

4.08
556 votes
37
The Tallest Man on Earth
Shallow Grave

4.08
712 votes
38
O! The Joy
Zen Mode

4.07
28 votes
39
Karl Blau
Nature's Got Away

4.07
14 votes
40
Sinew
The Beauty of Contrast

4.07
15 votes
41
Sent By Ravens
The Effects of Fashion and Prayer

4.07
15 votes
42
La Dispute
Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...

4.07
2043 votes
43
MGMT
Metanoia

4.07
83 votes
44
Boom Boom Satellites
EXPOSED

4.07
23 votes
45
Elder (USA-PA)
Elder

4.07
23 votes
46
Mesa Verde
The Old Road

4.06
240 votes
47
Tears Run Rings
Always, Sometimes, Seldom, Never

4.06
16 votes
48
Daitro / Sed Non Satiata
Split

4.06
97 votes
49
Vindensang
Terminus: Rebirth in Eight Parts...

4.06
18 votes
50
Experimental Aircraft
Third Transmission

4.06
18 votes
51
The Fun Years
Baby, It's Cold Inside

4.05
19 votes
52
Lifelover
Konkurs

4.05
92 votes
53
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down
We Brave Bee Stings And All

4.05
22 votes
54
Jukebox the Ghost
Let Live & Let Ghosts

4.04
80 votes
55
Why?
Alopecia

4.04
268 votes
56
That Handsome Devil
A City Dressed in Dynamite

4.03
44 votes
57
Mimas
The Worries

4.03
34 votes
58
Cog
Just Visiting (Part 1 & 2)

4.03
34 votes
59
House Of Heroes
The End is Not The End

4.03
142 votes
60
Tearwave
Different Shade of Beauty

4.03
36 votes
61
The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound

4.03
40 votes
62
Giants
Old Stories

4.02
55 votes
63
Look Mexico
Gasp Asp

4.02
31 votes
64
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Animal!

4.01
74 votes
65
Good Luck
Into Lake Griffy

4.01
37 votes
66
Emiliana Torrini
Me and Armini

4.01
38 votes
67
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vol. III: Air

4.01
82 votes
68
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

4
126 votes
69
Chad VanGaalen
Soft Airplane

4
108 votes
70
Little Joy
Little Joy

4
102 votes
71
Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Welding the C:/

4
28 votes
72
Jericco
Jericco

4
24 votes
73
Mamiffer
Hirror Enniffer

4
23 votes
74
Jon Foreman
Limbs and Branches

4
20 votes
75
Electric President
Sleep Well

4
19 votes
76
Dead Combo
Lusitânia Playboys

4
16 votes
77
Zoe
Reptilectric

4
14 votes
78
Carpark North
Grateful

4
13 votes
79
Love You Moon
Waxwane

4
13 votes
80
Deerhunter
Microcastle

4
1666 votes
81
Amenra
Mass IIII

4
141 votes
82
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Not Animal.

3.99
90 votes
83
Pygmy Lush
Mount Hope

3.98
184 votes
84
Twelve Foot Ninja
New Dawn

3.98
89 votes
85
The Tumbled Sea
Songs By The Tumbled Sea

3.98
29 votes
86
The Evpatoria Report
Maar

3.98
86 votes
87
Blind Pilot
3 Rounds and a Sound

3.98
96 votes
88
The Butterfly Effect
Final Conversation of Kings

3.98
227 votes
89
Vessels
White Fields and Open Devices

3.98
100 votes
90
Goldmund
The Malady Of Elegance

3.98
25 votes
91
Shangrala
This Is How We Communicate

3.98
48 votes
92
Copeland
You Are My Sunshine

3.98
852 votes
93
pg.lost
It's Not Me, It's You!

3.98
224 votes
94
Titus Andronicus
The Airing of Grievances

3.98
622 votes
95
La Dispute
Untitled

3.97
283 votes
96
School Food Punishment
Riff Rain

3.97
34 votes
97
The Gaslight Anthem
Señor and the Queen

3.97
246 votes
98
TV on the Radio
Dear Science

3.97
1496 votes
99
Triggerfinger
What grabs ya?

3.97
15 votes
100
Man Man
Rabbit Habits

3.96
142 votes
101
Basia Bulat
Oh, My Darling

3.96
28 votes
102
Lights Out Asia
Eyes Like Brontide

3.96
213 votes
103
Disco Ensemble
Magic Recoveries

3.96
24 votes
104
Bon Iver
Myspace Transmissions

3.95
54 votes
105
Twin Atlantic
A Guidance From Colour

3.95
42 votes
106
A. Armada
Anam Cara

3.95
19 votes
107
sgt.
Stylus Fantasticus

3.95
28 votes
108
Tigers Jaw
Tigers Jaw

3.94
412 votes
109
Killie
Offering A Sacrifice That Presents And Indicates..

3.94
17 votes
110
Dr. Dog
Fate

3.94
116 votes
111
Steve Von Till
A Grave Is a Grim Horse

3.94
49 votes
112
Hightide Hotel
Porch Luck

3.94
32 votes
113
miaou
All Around Us

3.94
16 votes
114
The Rosebuds
Life Like

3.94
16 votes
115
TTNG
This Town Needs Guns

3.94
243 votes
116
Mother Mother
O My Heart

3.93
92 votes
117
William Fitzsimmons
The Sparrow and the Crow

3.93
84 votes
118
TTNG
Animals

3.93
638 votes
119
The Dodos
Visiter

3.93
249 votes
120
Port Blue
The Albatross

3.93
29 votes
121
Birds Of Tokyo
Universes

3.93
212 votes
122
Sun Kil Moon
April

3.93
252 votes
123
This Is Your Captain Speaking
Eternal Return

3.93
28 votes
124
Mooncake
Lagrange Points

3.93
21 votes
125
Tyler Joseph
No Phun Intended

3.93
14 votes
126
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes

3.93
1393 votes
127
Men As Trees
Weltschmerz

3.92
33 votes
128
Hey Rosetta!
Into Your Lungs (And Around in Your Heart and on

3.92
132 votes
129
Los Campesinos!
Hold On Now, Youngster...

3.92
579 votes
130
Late of the Pier
Fantasy Black Channel

3.92
92 votes
131
Mutyumu
Ilya

3.92
84 votes
132
Miniature Tigers
Tell It To The Volcano

3.92
106 votes
133
Metaform
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

3.91
50 votes
134
Good Old War
Only Way To Be Alone

3.91
386 votes
135
Cog
Sharing Space

3.91
165 votes
136
Gregory and the Hawk
Moenie and Kitchi

3.91
44 votes
137
The Walkmen
You & Me

3.91
109 votes
138
Balance Problems
Morning Sun

3.91
16 votes
139
In:Aviate
1985

3.91
58 votes
140
The American Dollar
A Memory Stream

3.9
98 votes
141
Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer?

3.9
91 votes
142
Starflyer 59
Dial M

3.9
40 votes
143
Rachael Yamagata
Elephants... Teeth Sinking Into Heart

3.9
20 votes
144
Kate Miller-Heidke
Curiouser

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

3.9
15 votes
146
The Birthday Massacre
Looking Glass

3.9
39 votes
147
Gregor Samsa
Rest

3.9
68 votes
148
Cloudkicker
The Map Is Not the Territory

3.9
141 votes
149
Starfucker
Starfucker

3.89
94 votes
150
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom

3.89
314 votes
151
Thrice
The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

3.89
3610 votes
152
City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love

3.89
761 votes
153
PVT
O Soundtrack My Heart

3.89
36 votes
154
Sleepmakeswaves
In Today Already Walks Tomorrow

3.89
177 votes
155
Earth
The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull

3.89
364 votes
156
Dead Confederate
Wrecking Ball

3.88
13 votes
157
Voltaire
To the Bottom of the Sea

3.88
13 votes
158
Dead Letter Circus
Next In Line

3.88
121 votes
159
Shearwater
Rook

3.88
107 votes
160
The Mountain Goats
Satanic Messiah

3.88
58 votes
161
Helios
Caesura

3.88
62 votes
162
Antony and the Johnsons
Another World

3.88
24 votes
163
Jucifer
L'autrichienne

3.88
24 votes
164
The Classic Crime
The Silver Cord

3.87
348 votes
165
My Epic
I Am Undone

3.87
212 votes
166
Laura Stevenson
A Record

3.87
204 votes
167
True Widow
True Widow

3.87
105 votes
168
Laura Marling
Alas, I Cannot Swim

3.87
137 votes
169
Kap Bambino
Zero Life, Night Vision

3.87
38 votes
170
The Acorn
Glory Hope Mountain

3.87
34 votes
171
Digital Summer
Hollow

3.87
15 votes
172
Wild Sweet Orange
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy

3.87
15 votes
173
LITE
Phantasia

3.86
70 votes
174
Fleet Foxes
Sun Giant EP

3.86
426 votes
175
Moscow Olympics
Cut The World

3.86
28 votes
176
The Naked and Famous
No Light

3.86
14 votes
177
In Every Breath
Distrust

3.86
14 votes
178
Cloudkicker
The Discovery

3.86
433 votes
179
Sleepingdog
Polar Life

3.86
59 votes
180
Balmorhea
Rivers Arms

3.85
52 votes
181
Zodiak
Sermons

3.85
13 votes
182
Aussitot Mort
Montuenga

3.84
77 votes
183
Ef
I Am Responsible

3.84
38 votes
184
Los Campesinos!
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

3.83
414 votes
185
Vetusta Morla
Un Dia En El Mundo

3.83
24 votes
186
Ocoai
Breatherman

3.83
15 votes
187
Delta Spirit
Ode To Sunshine

3.83
38 votes
188
Hammock
Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow

3.82
228 votes
189
School of Seven Bells
Alpinisms

3.82
78 votes
190
Shugo Tokumaru
Exit

3.82
113 votes
191
Young Widows
Old Wounds

3.82
121 votes
192
Colin Meloy
Colin Meloy Sings Live!

3.82
33 votes
193
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys 4

3.82
22 votes
194
The Mae Shi
HLLLYH

3.82
22 votes
195
Tame Impala
Tame Impala

3.82
142 votes
196
Fang Island
Sky Gardens EP

3.82
19 votes
197
Mount Eerie
Dawn

3.82
206 votes
198
Manchester Orchestra
Let My Pride Be What's Left Behind EP/DVD

3.81
108 votes
199
The Parlor Mob
And You Were a Crow

3.81
48 votes
200
Elbow
The Seldom Seen Kid

3.81
254 votes



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