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Top Albums of 2008 (55 Greek Bloggers voting it out)

In the midst of our own (belated) countdown, the official voting for the Best Albums of 2008 has ended. The voting was organized by gone4sure and supported by 55 Greek Bloggers (including ourselves). The analytical results can be found here while the full posts by all participants have been aggregated by lkrory21 and can be found here.

No.50. Dengue Fever. Venus On Earth
No.49. Gang Gang Dance. Saint Dymphna
No.48. Mono In VCF. Mono In VCF
No.47. Hold Steady. Stay Positive
No.46. The Bug. London Zoo

No.45. Johann Johannsson. Fordlandia
No.44. She & Him. Volume One
No.43. Kings Of Leon. Only By The Night
No.42. Brian Jonestown Massacre. My Bloody Underground
No.41. Gutter Twins. Saturnalia

No.40. Late Of The Pier. Fantasy Black Channel
No.39. Caretaker. Persistent Repetition Of Phrases
No.38. Kanye West. 808’s & Heartbreak
No.37. Lindstrom. Where You Go I Go Too
No.36. Of Montreal. Skeletal Lamping

No.35. Notwist. The Devil, You + Me
No.34. Mogwai. The Hawk Is Hawling
No.33. Paul Weller. 22 Dreams
No.32. Monsieur Minimal. Lollipop
No.31. Walkmen. You + Me

Νο.30. Coldplay. Viva La Vida
No.29. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Dig Lazarus Dig!
No.28. The Foals. Antidotes
No.27. Verve. Fourth
No.26. M83. Saturday=Youth

No.25. Beck. Modern Guilt
No.24. Black Kids. Partie Traumatic
No.23. Λένα Πλάτωνος. Ημερολόγια
Νο.22. Elbow. Seldom Seen Kid
No.21. Vampire Weekend. Vampire Weekend

No.20. Black Mountain. In The Future
No.19. Quiet Village. Silent Movie
No.18. Crystal Castles. Crystal Castles
No.17. Have A Nice Life. Death Consciousness
No.16. Fuck Buttons. Street Horrrsing

No.15. Glasvegas. Glasvegas
No.14. Deerhunter. Microcastle
No.13. Trouble Over Tokyo. Pyramides
No.12. Lykke Li. Youth Novels
No.11. Shearwater. Rook

No.10. Santogold. Santogold
No.09. Flying Lotus. Los Angeles
No.08. Get Well Soon. Rest Now Weary Head, You Will Get Well Soon
No.07. Bon Iver. For Emma, Forever Ago
No.06. Monika. Avatar

No.05. TV On The Radio. Dear Science
No.04. Fleet Foxes. Fleet Foxes
No.03. Portishead. Third
No.02. MGMT. Opular Spectacular
No.01 The Last Shadow Puppets. The Age Of Understatement

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High Places - High Places vs. Mankind Titus Andronicus - The Monitor Caribou - Swim Sambassadeur - European The Radio Dept. - Clinging to a Scheme Portugal. the Man - American Ghetto Local Natives - Gorilla Manor Errors - Come Down With Me Hot Chip - One Life Stand Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago Royal Bangs - Let it Beep Magnolia Electric Co - Josephine Phantogram - Eyelid Movies Digits - Hold it Close Au Revoir Simone - Still Night, Still Light Kordan - Fantasy Nation Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport Dial M for Murder - Fiction of her Dreams Throw me the Statue - Creaturesque Atlas Sound - Logos Noah and the Whale  - The First Days of Spring Delorean - Ayrton Senna Reverie Sound Revue - Reverie Sound Revue Portugal the Man - The Satanic Satanist Pony Pony Pony Run Run  - You Need Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse - Dark Night Of The Soul Camera Obscura -My Maudlin Career Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Pains of Being Pure at Heart Antony & The Johnsons - The Crying Light Franz Ferdinand – Tonight Norma – Book of Norma Belle and Sebastian - The BBC Sessions Vanilla Swingers – Vanilla Swingers Lindstrom - Where you go I go too Black Kids – Partie Traumatic Beck – Modern Guilt The Old 97s – Blame It On Gravity Monika - Avatar Sigur Ros - Me? su? i eyrum vi? spilum endalaust Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down In the Light Shearwater – Rook Okay – Huggable Dust Wolf Parade - At Mount Zoomer Lykke Li - Youth Novel Los Campesinos – Hold on Now, Youngster Metric - Grow up and Blow away No Age - Nouns Battles – Mirrored The National - Boxer Foals - Antidotes British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music? The Kills – Midnight Boom

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