Album Releases by Score

The Fame 1.

The Fame

by Lady Gaga
October 28, 2008
The debut album for the songwriter includes songs written and produced by RedOne and Space Cowboy.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.4
Death Magnetic 2.

Death Magnetic

by Metallica
September 12, 2008
The Rick Rubin-produced album for the heavy-metal band is its first to feature Robert Trujillo on bass.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
One Of The Boys 3.

One Of The Boys

by Katy Perry
June 17, 2008
Once upon a time a Christian rock singer, the now-pop singer releases her second album, produced by the likes of Butch Walker, Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Dave Stewart, and Greg Wells.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
7.5
Fearless 4.

Fearless

by Taylor Swift
November 11, 2008
Taylor Swift's follow-up to her triple-platinum debut album was produced with Nathan Chapman and features a duet with Colbie Calliat.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.4
Hard Candy 5.

Hard Candy

by Madonna
April 29, 2008
The queen of pop's latest and last release on the Warner Brothers label was produced in part by Nate "Danja" Hills, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.3
Viva La Vida 6.

Viva La Vida

by Coldplay
June 17, 2008
The fourth album for the English band was produced by Brian Eno and Markus Dravs.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.4
Chinese Democracy 7.

Chinese Democracy

by Guns n Roses
November 23, 2008
The long-gestating Guns N' Roses album finally sees the light of day.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.0
Circus 8.

Circus

by Britney Spears
December 2, 2008
Britney tries for another comeback with her sixth album, which features 'Womanizer,' her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single since '...Baby One More Time.'
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.1
808s & Heartbreak 9.

808s & Heartbreak

by Kanye West
November 25, 2008
The fourth album for the Grammy-winning rapper features Young Jezzy, Lil Wayne, Mr. Hudason, and Kid Cudi.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
David Archuleta 10.

David Archuleta

by David Archuleta
November 11, 2008
The American Idol runner-up releases his debut album.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.4
I Am...Sasha Fierce 11.

I Am...Sasha Fierce

by Beyoncé
November 18, 2008
The third solo album for the ex-Destiny's Child singer features songs attributed to her alter ego Sasha Fierce.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
7.7
Fleet Foxes 12.

Fleet Foxes

by Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
This is the debut album from the Seattle area quintet.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
Dear Science, 13.

Dear Science,

by TV on the Radio
September 23, 2008
The fourth album for the New York band was produced by Dave Sitek.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Vampire Weekend 14.

Vampire Weekend

by Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
This is the debut album for the quartet of Columbia University alumni.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
For Emma, Forever Ago 15.

For Emma, Forever Ago

by Bon Iver
February 19, 2008
The debut album from ex-DeYarmond Edison member Justin Vernon.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Tha Carter III 16.

Tha Carter III

by Lil Wayne
June 10, 2008
The latest album from the rapper includes guest appearances by Jay-Z, T-Pain, Babyface, Busta Rhymes, and Robin Thicke.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Only By The Night 17.

Only By The Night

by Kings of Leon
September 23, 2008
The fourth album for the rock band from Tennessee was produced by Angelo Petraglia and Jacquire King.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.9
Weezer (Red Album) 18.

Weezer (Red Album)

by Weezer
June 3, 2008
The sixth studio album for the Los Angeles band was produced by Rick Rubin and Jacknife Lee.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.8
Third 19.

Third

by Portishead
April 29, 2008
The English rock band returns with its first studio album in 11 years.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.4
E=MC2 20.

E=MC2

by Mariah Carey
April 15, 2008
The follow-up to 2005's "The Emancipation of Mimi" features T-Pain, Damian Marley, and Young Jeezy as guests.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.7
Dig Out Your Soul 21.

Dig Out Your Soul

by Oasis
October 7, 2008
The British rock band releases its seventh album, produced by Dave Sardy.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.3
Pretty.Odd. 22.

Pretty.Odd.

by Panic! At the Disco
March 25, 2008
The follow-up to their platinum debut album finds the band dropping the exclamation point from their name.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.2
Accelerate 23.

Accelerate

by R.E.M.
April 1, 2008
The rock band's 14th album is promised to be more rocking than its last release, Around the Sun.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Dark Horse 24.

Dark Horse

by Nickelback
November 18, 2008
The Canadian rock band releases its sixth album produced with Mutt Lange.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
4.4
All Hope Is Gone 25.

All Hope Is Gone

by Slipknot
August 26, 2008
The fourth album for the metal band was produced with Dave Fortman.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.8
Fortress 26.

Fortress

by Protest the Hero
January 29, 2008
The sophomore album for the post-hardcore/metal band from Whitby, Ontario, Canada.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.7
Oracular Spectacular 27.

Oracular Spectacular

by MGMT
January 22, 2008
David Fridmann produced the debut full-length album for the New York-based band.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.5
Day & Age 28.

Day & Age

by The Killers
November 24, 2008
The Las Vegas band returns with its its third studio album produced by Stuart Price.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.0
19 29.

19

by Adele
June 10, 2008
The English singer was named the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice even before her debut album was released.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.7
Stay Positive 30.

Stay Positive

by The Hold Steady
July 15, 2008
This is the fourth album for the Brooklyn, New York, indie rock quintet.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.8
The Bedlam In Goliath 31.

The Bedlam In Goliath

by The Mars Volta
January 29, 2008
Band members claim their fourth studio album was influenced by people they contacted through a Ouija board.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.4
Nostradamus 32.

Nostradamus

by Judas Priest
June 17, 2008
Rob Halford leads the metal band's latest release, a concept album based on the prophet Nostradamus.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.5
Discipline 33.

Discipline

by Janet Jackson
February 26, 2008
Janet Jackson's 10th album features Ne-Yo and Missy Elliot.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.7
Modern Guilt 34.

Modern Guilt

by Beck
July 8, 2008
The 10th album for the Los Angeles artist was produced by Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Robyn 35.

Robyn

by Robyn
April 29, 2008
The fourth album for the Swedish singer was released in 2005 in her native Sweden.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
Consolers Of The Lonely 36.

Consolers Of The Lonely

by The Raconteurs
March 25, 2008
The Raconteurs surprised much of the music industry by announcing the release of its sophomore album a week before it was released.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.7
Street Horrrsing 37.

Street Horrrsing

by Fuck Buttons
March 18, 2008
The debut album for the Bristol, England experimental music duo.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.6
Donkey 38.

Donkey

by CSS
July 22, 2008
The sophomore album for the Brazilian indie-rock band was produced by band member Adriano Cintra.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.7
Untitled 39.

Untitled

by Nas
July 15, 2008
After many delays and controversy over the title, Nas' latest album is finally released with no title.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.5
Hercules And Love Affair 40.

Hercules And Love Affair

by Hercules & Love Affair
June 24, 2008
The debut album for the electronic group from New York.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.1
Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace 41.

Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace

by The Offspring
June 17, 2008
The first album in over four years for the California punk band was produced by Bob Rock.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
7.7
Folie A Deux 42.

Folie A Deux

by Fall Out Boy
December 16, 2008
The latest album for the emo rock band was produced by Neal Avron.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.2
A Little Bit Longer 43.

A Little Bit Longer

by Jonas Brothers
August 12, 2008
Last seen seen in the Disney Channel movie "Camp Rock," the three brothers return to release their third album to the masses.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.0
The Seldom Seen Kid 44.

The Seldom Seen Kid

by Elbow
April 22, 2008
The fourth album for the indie rock band features Pulp's Richard Hawley on one track.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.9
Evil Urges 45.

Evil Urges

by My Morning Jacket
June 10, 2008
The fifth studio album for the rock band from Kentucky was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and Jim James.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.5
Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! 46.

Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!

by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
April 8, 2008
The latest album for the alternative rock band from Australia was inspired by the story of Lazarus rising from the dead, as well as Harry Houdini.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
Perfect Symmetry 47.

Perfect Symmetry

by Keane
October 14, 2008
The third album for the British rock group was produced with Jon Brion and Stuart Price.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.5
X 48.

X

by Kylie Minogue
April 1, 2008
Kylie returns after her battle with breast cancer with her latest album.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.7
Do You Like Rock Music? 49.

Do You Like Rock Music?

by British Sea Power
February 12, 2008
The third album for the British quartet was produced by Graham Sutton and the band.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
You & Me 50.

You & Me

by The Walkmen
August 19, 2008
The sales of the digital version of the band's latest album will be donated to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Joy Fund.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.9
London Zoo 51.

London Zoo

by The Bug
August 12, 2008
The third album for the artist/music producer Kevin Martin as The Bug.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.5
The Block 52.

The Block

by New Kids on the Block
September 2, 2008
Fourteen years since their last studio record, the Kids are back with their newest album on the Interscope label.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
8.8
Breakout 53.

Breakout

by Miley Cyrus
July 22, 2008
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.6
Couples 54.

Couples

by The Long Blondes
May 6, 2008
The quintet from England uses influences from 1980s pop on its sophomore album produced by Erol Alkan.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.1
Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust 55.

Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust

by Sigur Rós
June 24, 2008
The fifth album for the group was was co-produced by Flood and its first recorded in less than a year.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.7
Seventh Tree 56.

Seventh Tree

by Goldfrapp
February 26, 2008
The British group's fourth album was produced by the duo and Flood.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Bring Ya To The Brink 57.

Bring Ya To The Brink

by Cyndi Lauper
May 27, 2008
The eighth studio album sees the '80s star returns with new dance music.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.8
Made of Bricks 58.

Made of Bricks

by Kate Nash
January 8, 2008
After the success of the single "Foundations," her debut album was released five weeks early and opened as the number-one album in the UK.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.8
iSouljaBoyTellem 59.

iSouljaBoyTellem

by Soulja Boy Tell Em
December 16, 2008
The follow-up to Souljboytellem.com was produced with producer Mr. Collipark and Polow Da Don.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
1.5
Saints Of Los Angeles 60.

Saints Of Los Angeles

by Motley Crue
June 24, 2008
The metal band's first studio album since 2000's "New Tattoo" includes the album title song, which is available for use in the game Rock Band.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
8.1
Narrow Stairs 61.

Narrow Stairs

by Death Cab for Cutie
May 13, 2008
The indie rockers' follow-up to their platinum album "Plans" features an eight-and-a-half-minute-long song.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.0
In Ghost Colours 62.

In Ghost Colours

by Cut Copy
April 8, 2008
The Australian group's sophomore album hit number one on the Australian charts when released in their home country.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.8
Black Ice 63.

Black Ice

by AC/DC
October 20, 2008
The hard-rock band's first album in eight years was produced by Brendan O'Brien.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.8
Flavors Of Entanglement 64.

Flavors Of Entanglement

by Alanis Morissette
June 10, 2008
The Canadian singer releases her latest album, produced by Guy Sigsworth.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.6
Sleep Through The Static 65.

Sleep Through The Static

by Jack Johnson
February 5, 2008
The singer from Hawaii returns with his latest album, which was recorded on solar-powered equipment.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.3
Earth To The Dandy Warhols 66.

Earth To The Dandy Warhols

by The Dandy Warhols
August 19, 2008
The sixth album for the Portland, Oregon, rockers includes guest appearances by Dire Strait's Mark Knopfler and the Heartbreakers' guitarist Mike Campbell.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
6.1
Anywhere I Lay My Head 67.

Anywhere I Lay My Head

by Scarlett Johansson
May 20, 2008
The debut album by actress Scarlett Johansson was produced by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.6
At Mount Zoomer 68.

At Mount Zoomer

by Wolf Parade
June 17, 2008
The Montreal quartet recorded its sophomore album at Arcade Fire's church studio.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Bittersweet World 69.

Bittersweet World

by Ashlee Simpson
April 22, 2008
Jessica Simpson's younger sister releases her third album produced by Timberland, The Neptunes' Chad Hugo, Kenna, and Jack Joseph Puig.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.1
The Slip 70.

The Slip

by Nine Inch Nails
July 22, 2008
Trent Reznor slips in another digital album release.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
The Midnight Organ Fight 71.

The Midnight Organ Fight

by Frightened Rabbit
April 29, 2008
The British band's sophomore album was produced by Peter Katis.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Funhouse 72.

Funhouse

by P!nk
October 28, 2008
The fifth album for the pop artist features tracks produced by Max Martin and Butch Walker.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.6
Cosmos Rocks 73.

Cosmos Rocks

by Queen + Paul Rodgers
October 28, 2008
The debut album for Paul Rogers as the lead singer is Queen's first album of new material in more than 10 years.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
7.0
Watershed 74.

Watershed

by Opeth
June 3, 2008
The Swedish metal band's ninth album is the first with Martin Axenrot and Fredrik Akesson, who replaced Martin Lopez and Peter Lindgren.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold 75.

When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold

by Atmosphere
April 22, 2008
The latest album for the hip-hop duo from Minneapolis also includes a book written by Slug with the deluxe edition release.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.7
Simple Plan 76.

Simple Plan

by Simple Plan
February 12, 2008
The third album for the Quebecois punk-pop band was produced by Dave Fortman, Danjahandz, and Max Martin.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.7
Brighter Than Creation's Dark 77.

Brighter Than Creation's Dark

by Drive-By Truckers
January 22, 2008
This is the first album since Jason Isbell left the band to pursue a solo career.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.7
Microcastle 78.

Microcastle

by Deerhunter
October 28, 2008
The rock group from Georgia recorded the album in a week in Brooklyn, New york.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.9
Off With Their Heads 79.

Off With Their Heads

by Kaiser Chiefs
October 28, 2008
The follow-up to the Leeds rock band's top selling sophomore album features Lily Allen and New Young Pony Club as guests.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
4.5
Crayons 80.

Crayons

by Donna Summer
May 20, 2008
The first album of new songs in over 15 years from the queen of disco.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.8
Saturdays=Youth 81.

Saturdays=Youth

by M83
April 15, 2008
The fifth album for the French electronic group led by Anthony Gonzalez was produced with Ken Thomas and Ewan Pearson.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.4
Ghosts I-IV 82.

Ghosts I-IV

by Nine Inch Nails
April 8, 2008
Nine Inch Nails releases a mostly instrumental album, with some tracks falling under the Creative Commons License instead of being copyrighted.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.2
Real Emotional Trash 83.

Real Emotional Trash

by Stephen Malkmus
March 4, 2008
The former Pavement singer returns with his latest album with the Jicks.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.7
Slick Dogs And Ponies 84.

Slick Dogs And Ponies

by Louis XIV
January 29, 2008
The sophomore album for the quartet from San Diego.
Metascore:
37
User Score:
5.8
That Lucky Old Sun 85.

That Lucky Old Sun

by Brian Wilson
September 2, 2008
The ex-Beach Boys singer releases his latest solo album, which he produced himself.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.6
Ultra Beatdown 86.

Ultra Beatdown

by DragonForce
August 26, 2008
The metal band releases its first album with Frederic Leclercq on bass.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.6
The Airborne Toxic Event 87.

The Airborne Toxic Event

by The Airborne Toxic Event
August 5, 2008
This is the debut album for the Southern California rock quintet.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.6
Detours 88.

Detours

by Sheryl Crow
February 5, 2008
Sheryl Crow returns from an eventful few years with her latest record produced by Brian Bottrell, who also produced her debut.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
Volume One 89.

Volume One

by She & Him
March 18, 2008
Actress Zooey Deschanel teams up with M Ward on this debut album.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.2
Forth 90.

Forth

by The Verve
August 26, 2008
The English rock band reunites after its 1999 split to release its fourth album.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.4
Crystal Castles 91.

Crystal Castles

by Crystal Castles
March 18, 2008
The debut full-length album for the Toronto duo of Ethan Kath and Alice Grass.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.4
Hey Venus! 92.

Hey Venus!

by Super Furry Animals
January 22, 2008
Hey Venus! is the Welsh band's follow-up to Love Kraft.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.7
The Renaissance 93.

The Renaissance

by Q-Tip
November 4, 2008
Q-Tip returns to release his first solo album in nine years with guests such as D'Angelo, Amanda Diva, Norah Jones, and Raphael Saadiq.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
4:13 Dream 94.

4:13 Dream

by The Cure
October 28, 2008
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.6
Appeal To Reason 95.

Appeal To Reason

by Rise Against
October 7, 2008
The fifth full-length album for the Chicago punk rock band was produced by Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.7
Partie Traumatic 96.

Partie Traumatic

by Black Kids
July 22, 2008
The quintet from Jacksonville, Florida, releases its debut album produced by Bernard Butler.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.3
Rook 97.

Rook

by Shearwater
June 3, 2008
The Austin-based band cofounded by Okkervil River's Jonathan Meiburg releases its fifth album.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.7
Funplex 98.

Funplex

by B-52s
March 25, 2008
The first studio album for the band since 1992's "Good Stuff" was produced by Steve Osborne.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.6
New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War) 99.

New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War)

by Erykah Badu
February 26, 2008
Erykah Badu's latest album was produced by 9th Wonder, Madlib, Mike "Chav" Chavarria, and Bilal.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.6
Made In The Dark 100.

Made In The Dark

by Hot Chip
February 5, 2008
This is the third album for the English electro-indie rock band.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
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  1. 79

    Chromatica - Lady Gaga

    • Release Date: May 29, 2020
    • User Score: 8.5
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  1. 79

    Chromatica - Lady Gaga

    • Release Date: May 29, 2020
    • User Score: 8.5