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The Top 50 Albums of 2008 (Printable PDF)
Top 100 Songs of 2008 List (Printable PDF)

Here's the Top 50 CDs, as voted on by you, the XPN listeners.

     
#1. Vampire WeekendVampire Weekend
#2. ColdplayViva La Vida
#3. Death Cab For CutieNarrow Stairs
#4. My Morning JacketEvil Urges
#5. The Fleet FoxesThe Fleet Foxes
#6. DuffyRockferry
#7. The Hold SteadyStay Positive
#8. Kings Of LeonOnly By The Night
#9. MgmtOracular Spectacular
#10. Kathleen EdwardsAsking For Flowers
#11. Tv On The RadioDear Science
#12. Amos LeeLast Days At The Lodge
#13. Alejandro EscovedoReal Animal
#14. Ray LamontagneGossip In The Grain
#15. BeckModern Guilt
#16. The Ting TingsWe Started Nothing
#17. RemAccelerate
#18. Joe JacksonRain
#19. Brian Eno & David ByrneEverthything That Happens Will Happen Today
#20. Lucinda WilliamsLittle Honey
#21. Dr DogFate
#22. Santogold Santogold
#23. Ben FoldsWay To Normal
#24. The B-52sFunplex
#25. Ryan Adams And The CardinalsCardinology
#26. Old 97sBlame It On Gravity
#27. The Felice BrothersThe Felice Brothers
#28. The PretendersBreak Up The Concrete
#29. The RaconteursThe Consolers Of The Lonely
#30. Jack JohnsonSleep Through The Static
#31. Counting CrowsSaturday Nights And Sunday Mornings
#32. AdeleNineteen
#33. Aimee MannSmilers
#34. Jenny LewisAcid Tongue
#35. Shelby LynneJust A Little Lovin'
#36. She And HimVolume 1
#37. ElbowThe Seldom Seen Kid
#38. Bob DylanTell Tale Signs
#39. Conor OberstSelf Titled
#40. Joan OsborneLittle Wild One
#41. Drive By TruckersBrighter Than Creations Dark
#42. Bon IverFor Emma Forever Ago
#43. The Black KeysAttack Release
#44. The KillersDay And Age
#45. Ryan BinghamMescalito
#46. Delta SpiritOde To Sunshine
#47. Flight Of The ConchordsSelf Titled
#48. Kate NashMade Of Bricks
#49. Snow PatrolOne Hundred Million Suns
#50. Jonatha BrookeThe Works

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