Album Releases by User Score

Fleet Foxes 1.

Fleet Foxes

by Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
This is the debut album from the Seattle area quintet.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
808s & Heartbreak 2.

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
Funhouse 3.

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
Robyn 4.

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
Tha Carter III 5.

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:
7.3
The Fame 6.

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
Vampire Weekend 7.

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
Fearless 8.

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:
8.5
One Of The Boys 9.

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
The Age Of The Understatement 10.

The Age Of The Understatement

by The Last Shadow Puppets
May 6, 2008
This is the debut album for the side project of the Artic Monkeys' Alex Turner and The Rascals' Miles Kane.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
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:
7.6
Chinese Democracy 12.

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:
8.1
Paper Trail 13.

Paper Trail

by T.I.
September 30, 2008
The sixth album for the rapper features guest artists such as Ludicris, Rihanna, Usher, Jay-Z, kayne West, Lil Wayne, Justin Timberlake, and John Legend.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Viva La Vida 14.

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
Death Magnetic 15.

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
Pretty.Odd. 16.

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
For Emma, Forever Ago 17.

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
19 18.

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:
7.8
Circus 19.

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
The Felice Brothers 20.

The Felice Brothers

by The Felice Brothers
March 4, 2008
The folk rock band from upstate New York formed by three brothers and their friend releases its first studio album in the US.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
Alopecia 21.

Alopecia

by Why?
March 11, 2008
The band returns with its latest album. With guests musicians Andrew Broder and Mark Erickson of Fog.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.6
Oracular Spectacular 22.

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:
8.6
Third 23.

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
Hercules And Love Affair 24.

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
Forth 25.

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
Emeritus 26.

Emeritus

by Scarface
December 2, 2008
The ninth album for the Texas-born rapper features guest appearances from Bilal, Bun B, Lil Wayne, J. Prince, Papa Rue, Slim Thug, and Z-Ro.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Ladyhawke 27.

Ladyhawke

by Ladyhawke
September 22, 2008
The debut album for the New Zealander Pip Brown.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.5
The Airborne Toxic Event 28.

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
Scars On Broadway 29.

Scars On Broadway

by Scars on Broadway
July 29, 2008
The debut album for the band that includes System of a Down's Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.7
Day & Age 30.

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:
8.1
Hard Candy 31.

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
Black Ice 32.

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
Crystal Castles 33.

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:
8.5
Folie A Deux 34.

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
Breakout 35.

Breakout

by Miley Cyrus
July 22, 2008
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.8
Flight Of The Conchords 36.

Flight Of The Conchords

by Flight of the Conchords
April 22, 2008
The first full-length album from the band is featured in the HBO series of the same name.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
Simple Plan 37.

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:
6.9
Modern Guilt 38.

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
Weezer (Red Album) 39.

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:
6.9
Langhorne Slim 40.

Langhorne Slim

by Langhorne Slim
April 29, 2008
This is the sophomore album for the folk singer from Pennsylvania.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Mudcrutch 41.

Mudcrutch

by Mudcrutch
April 29, 2008
The debut album for the Florida-based rock band known as the band Tom Petty was in before the Heartbreakers.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Accelerate 42.

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
Some People Have Real Problems 43.

Some People Have Real Problems

by Sia
January 8, 2008
The third album for the Australian singer known for her work with Zero 7.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.8
Dark Horse 44.

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
Dear Science, 45.

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
Friendly Fires 46.

Friendly Fires

by Friendly Fires
September 23, 2008
The debut full-length album for the British trio was self-produced.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.1
London Zoo 47.

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
Freedom 48.

Freedom

by Akon
December 2, 2008
The third album for the Grammy-winning singer/producer features guest appearances by Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Young Jeezy, and Wyclef Jean.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.5
Raw Footage 49.

Raw Footage

by Ice Cube
August 19, 2008
The latest album for the rapper/actor/director/producer features guests such as Musiq Soulchild, Nas, Scarface, The Game, and Young Jeezy.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.6
Conor Oberst 50.

Conor Oberst

by Conor Oberst
August 5, 2008
The first solo album released on CD for the Bright Eyes singer was recorded in Mexico.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.7
The Way Of All Flesh 51.

The Way Of All Flesh

by Gojira
October 14, 2008
The fourth album for the French metal band features Lamb of God's Randy Blythe as a guest vocalist on one track.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.9
Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust 52.

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
Watershed 53.

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
We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things 54.

We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things

by Jason Mraz
May 13, 2008
The third album for the San Diego-based singer-songwriter includes songs that first appeared on three EPs.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.5
The Formula 55.

The Formula

by 9th Wonder & Buckshot
April 29, 2008
The sophomore album for the duo features such guests as Swan and Talib Kweli.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
E=MC2 56.

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:
7.2
Limbo, Panto 57.

Limbo, Panto

by Wild Beasts
November 4, 2008
The debut album for the indie rock quartet from Leeds.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Gossip In The Grain 58.

Gossip In The Grain

by Ray LaMontagne
October 14, 2008
The third album for the singer/songwriter was produced by Ethan Johns and recorded in England.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.4
Dig Out Your Soul 59.

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:
8.2
Only By The Night 60.

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:
7.0
Anywhere I Lay My Head 61.

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
Saturdays=Youth 62.

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:
8.5
X 63.

X

by Kylie Minogue
April 1, 2008
Kylie returns after her battle with breast cancer with her latest album.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.6
Discipline 64.

Discipline

by Janet Jackson
February 26, 2008
Janet Jackson's 10th album features Ne-Yo and Missy Elliot.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.7
Safe Trip Home 65.

Safe Trip Home

by Dido
November 18, 2008
After a five year absence the British singer returns with her third album produced by Jon Brion.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
The Renaissance 66.

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
Out Of Control 67.

Out Of Control

by Girls Aloud
November 3, 2008
The fifth album for the British pop group debuted at number one on the British Album chart.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.5
Appeal To Reason 68.

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
Doll Domination 69.

Doll Domination

by Pussycat Dolls
September 23, 2008
The sophomore album for the dance pop group includes guest appearances by Snoop Dogg, R Kelly, Missy Elliot, and Polow da Don.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.7
All Hope Is Gone 70.

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
L.A.X. 71.

L.A.X.

by The Game
August 26, 2008
The third album for the rapper from California features guest artists such as Common, Ice Cube, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Nas, Ne-Yo, and Travis Barker.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.8
You & Me 72.

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
Untitled 73.

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:
8.4
Identified 74.

Identified

by Vanessa Hudgens
July 1, 2008
The star of "High School Musical" releases her latest album, produced in part by JR Rotem, Dr. Luke, Tim James, and Antonina Armato.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.3
Gavin DeGraw 75.

Gavin DeGraw

by Gavin DeGraw
May 6, 2008
The sophomore studio album for the artist best known for the theme song from the TV series "One Tree Hill."
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.7
Bittersweet World 76.

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:
6.2
The Point Of It All 77.

The Point Of It All

by Anthony Hamilton
December 16, 2008
The latest album for the producer/singer from North Carolina features David Banner on the single 'Cool.'
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.8
Do You Know 78.

Do You Know

by Jessica Simpson
September 9, 2008
The former pop singer goes country on her latest album, produced by Brett James and John Shanks.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.0
Pro Tools 79.

Pro Tools

by GZA
August 19, 2008
The latest solo album for the Wu-Tang member features guests such as Masta Killa, RZA, and Young Justice.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.6
The '59 Sound 80.

The '59 Sound

by The Gaslight Anthem
August 19, 2008
The sophomore album for the New Jersey punk-rock band was produced by Ted Hutt.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.8
Youth Novels 81.

Youth Novels

by Lykke Li
August 19, 2008
The debut album for the Swedish singer was produced by Bjorn Yttling.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.2
Los Angeles 82.

Los Angeles

by Flying Lotus
June 10, 2008
The first full-length album on the Warp label for Steven Ellison.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.7
Here I Stand 83.

Here I Stand

by Usher
May 27, 2008
The fifth album for the R&B singer features Young Jeezy, will.i.am, Jay-Z, Jermaine Dupri, Beyoncé, and Lil Wayne.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.0
Songs in A&E 84.

Songs in A&E

by Spiritualized
May 27, 2008
Jason Pierce nearly died of pneumonia halfway through writing the group's sixth album.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
Narrow Stairs 85.

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
Rockferry 86.

Rockferry

by Duffy
May 13, 2008
"Mercy," the single from Duffy's debut album, made her the first female Welsh singer to hit number one on the UK pop charts in over 20 years.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.5
Santogold 87.

Santogold

by Santogold
April 29, 2008
The debut full-length album for the alternative rock artist has Spank Rock and Trouble Andrew as featured guests.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
The Midnight Organ Fight 88.

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
Spirit 89.

Spirit

by Leona Lewis
April 8, 2008
The season three "The X Factor" winner's first album debuted as the number one album in the UK.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.4
Devotion 90.

Devotion

by Beach House
February 26, 2008
The sophomore album for the Baltimore-based indie-rock duo.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.5
Liverpool 8 91.

Liverpool 8

by Ringo Starr
January 15, 2008
Ringo returns to Capitol Records to work with long-time producer Mark Hudson. But after a falling out, David A. Stewart, formerly of the Eurythmics, ends up finishing the record.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
8.2
4:13 Dream 92.

4:13 Dream

by The Cure
October 28, 2008
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
Skeletal Lamping 93.

Skeletal Lamping

by Of Montreal
October 21, 2008
The Kevin Barnes-led sextet releases its follow-up to 2007's Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.8
Not Animal 94.

Not Animal

by Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
October 7, 2008
The second album for the group is its first on the Epic label. A vinyl version named Animal! contains songs they preferred, whereas this album contains songs preferred by Epic.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.9
Down To Earth 95.

Down To Earth

by Jem
September 16, 2008
The Welsh-born singer releases her follow-up to her 2004 debut, "Finally Woken."
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.5
Hey Ma 96.

Hey Ma

by James
September 16, 2008
The first album in nearly 10 years for the British rock band was recorded in France.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Saints Of Los Angeles 97.

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
The Virgins 98.

The Virgins

by The Virgins
June 3, 2008
The debut album for the New York City-based band was produced by S*A*M* and Sluggo.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.6
We Started Nothing 99.

We Started Nothing

by The Ting Tings
June 3, 2008
The single "Shut Up and Let Me Go" from the debut album for the British duo was used in an Apple commercial.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.5
When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold 100.

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

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 88

    Big Time - Angel Olsen

    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2022
    • User Score: 8.9
  2. 87

    Sun's Signature [EP] - Sun's Signature

    • Release Date: Jun 18, 2022
  3. 85

    Muna - MUNA

    • Release Date: Jun 24, 2022
    • User Score: 9.3
  4. 84

    White Jesus Black Problems - Fantastic Negrito

    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2022
  5. 84

    Arkhon - Zola Jesus

    • Release Date: Jun 24, 2022
Lowest of the Month
  1. 68

    Twelve Carat Toothache - Post Malone

    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2022
    • User Score: 8.1
  2. 69

    The Versions - Neneh Cherry

    • Release Date: Jun 10, 2022
  3. 70

    The Great Awakening - Shearwater

    • Release Date: Jun 10, 2022
  4. 71

    Closure/Continuation - Porcupine Tree

    • Release Date: Jun 24, 2022
    • User Score: 9.4
  5. 72

    In Amber - Hercules & Love Affair

    • Release Date: Jun 17, 2022