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This is a list of music albums released in the year 2008. All releases are an CD/LP unless otherwise stated. Multiple entries for the same day are arranged alphabetically by the album's name. Release dates may vary in different countries.

January[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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1 Guilty Ayumi Hamasaki
Hang 'Em High 14 Album
Profanation (Preparation for a Coming Darkness) Praxis
We Brave Bee Stings and All Thao with the Get Down Stay Down
2 American Gothic
The Smashing Pumpkins
Extended play
8 Blood's Too Rich Luke Doucet
Broken Parachute Northstar Compilation
Good Thing Going Rhonda Vincent
iTunes Originals – Patti Smith Patti Smith Compilation
Some People Have Real Problems Sia Furler
Warning Device Teenage Bottlerocket
11 Seasons of Tragedy Benedictum
14 A Mouthful The Dø
The Singles Collection Shed Seven Compilation
15 A Love Song Collection Kenny Rogers
B Sides and C Sides Rancid Compilation, physical release
Greatest Hits Spice Girls Compilation
In Field & Town Hayden
Liverpool 8 Ringo Starr
Low on Cash, Rich in Love Eric Lindell
The North Pole Project Number One Gun
Something Sacred Chino XL
This Is Noise Rise Against Extended play
Winter Jon Foreman Extended play
Distortion The Magnetic Fields
Something to Say Matthew West
21 Falling Off the Lavender Bridge Lightspeed Champion
22 666 Billy Talent Live CD and DVD
Champion The Audition
Fire the Cannons Jet Lag Gemini
Godmakers The Red Death
Horror With Blood Comes Cleansing
Illustrious Big Noyd
In the Future Black Mountain
Line in the Sand ZOX
iTunes Live from Las Vegas at the Palms Yellowcard Live
Live the Storm Disfear
Oracular Spectacular MGMT Physical Release
Oblivion Beckons Byzantine
Pocketful of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield
Starting Now Chuck Wicks
Til the Wheels Fall Off Hot Water Music
Unfamiliar Faces Matt Costa
Venus on Earth Dengue Fever
Introducing Foxy Shazam
23 01011001 Ayreon
Spirit Leona Lewis United States release
25 Best of The Cardigans Compilation
Captain Morgan's Revenge Alestorm
Downburst Brainstorm
The Scarecrow Avantasia
28 Alex Loves... Alexander O'Neal
19 Adele Debut
Iconoclast (Part 1: The Final Resistance) Heaven Shall Burn
Scream, Aim, Fire Bullet for My Valentine
Symphony Sarah Brightman
This Gift Sons and Daughters
Turning Dragon Clark
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
29 2008 Grammy Nominees Various Artists Compilation
The Bedlam in Goliath The Mars Volta
Between the Beautifuls Hawksley Workman
Damaged Course of Nature
Field Manual Chris Walla
Fortress Protest the Hero
I Stand Idina Menzel
Keep Your Eyes Ahead The Helio Sequence
Odelay: Deluxe Edition Beck Deluxe edition re-issue
Rain Joe Jackson
Runnin' Wild Airbourne
Women As Lovers Xiu Xiu
The Wonder Years 9th Wonder
30 Detours Sheryl Crow
Kingdom Kumi Koda
Nightmare 2003-2005 Single Collection Nightmare Compilation

February[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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4 BatBox Miss Kittin
Dive Deep Morcheeba
Live After Death Iron Maiden DVD re-release
Made in the Dark Hot Chip
Pray Crematory
5 Back to Basics: Live and Down Under Christina Aguilera DVD
The Best of SHeDAISY SHeDAISY
District Line Bob Mould
Here's to Being Here Jason Collett
It Is Time for a Love Revolution Lenny Kravitz
Legends of Gypsy Music from Macedonia[1] Ferus Mustafov
The Life I Know Gwen Stacy
Live at Newport '58 Horace Silver Recorded 1958
Lucky Nada Surf
Satisfied Taylor Dayne
Sleep Through the Static Jack Johnson
Time is Fiction Edison Glass
Time Stand Still The Hooters United States release
6 Qualia Jinn
Simple Plan Simple Plan
8 Horror Vacui Linea 77
Thriller 25 Michael Jackson Re-issue
9 Do You Like Rock Music? British Sea Power
11 Greatest Hits Morrissey Compilation
HLLLYH The Mae Shi
12 Advent Parallax Averse Sefira
Bring Me Your Love City and Colour
Great White Whale Secret and Whisper
Invisible Baby Marco Benevento
We Need Each Other Sanctus Real
Relentless Natalie Grant
Salvation Station Newworldson
13 N Norther
15 Slania Eluveitie
18 Delusions To-Mera
Little Death Pete & The Pirates
Shallow Believer The Used Extended play
19 A Twist in My Story Secondhand Serenade
Board Up the House Genghis Tron
Brimborium KMFDM
Carved in Stone Rage
day&nightdriving Seven Mary Three
Embodiment: Collapsing Under the Weight of God Sculptured
Fury and Flames Hate Eternal
Harlem's American Gangster Jim Jones Mixtape
Heretic Pride The Mountain Goats
Kingdom of Sorrow Kingdom of Sorrow
Misfortunes This Is Hell
My Life's Been a Country Song Chris Cagle
No Time for Later The Trews
Numinosum Ascension of the Watchers
Susquehanna Cherry Poppin' Daddies
The Grand Archives Grand Archives
We Can Get Together Sean Costello
What A Terrible Thing To Say Four Letter Lie
22 Carpe DiEnd Steel Attack
Ever Changing Times Steve Lukather
Galgenfrist Nortt
Goodbye[2] Anita Lipnicka & John Porter
The Legacy of Medusa Stormlord Compilation and live album
Puppenspiel Unheilig
Thrash Speed Burn Exciter
25 Architects & Dead Swans Architects & Dead Swans Extended play
Burn the Witch Stone Gods Extended play
Eidolon Dark Fortress
Hold on Now, Youngster... Los Campesinos!
Seventh Tree Goldfrapp
Sexuality Sébastien Tellier
26 Never Going Back to OK The Afters
Backwoods Barbie Dolly Parton
Cadia Cadia
Broken In Trent Willmon
Devotion Beach House
Children 18:3 Children 18:3
Discipline Janet Jackson
Opposite Way Leeland
For the Love of the Game Pillar
In and Out of Love Cheri Dennis Physical release
Killing Season Death Angel
New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) Erykah Badu LP
NY's Finest Pete Rock
Parc Avenue Plants and Animals
Punch Punch Brothers ft. Chris Thile
Expect the Impossible Stellar Kart
Savage Life 2 Webbie
September September
Units in the City Shawty Lo
Nos lendemains Isabelle Boulay
27 The Face BoA
極東シンフォニー〜the Five Stars Night〜@BUDOKAN Nightmare Live album
29 Turning Season Within Draconian
The White Agalloch

March[edit]

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2 Ghosts I-IV Nine Inch Nails Independent release
3 Go Away White Bauhaus
Warpaint The Black Crowes
4 Blessed Be Our Ever After Burden of a Day
Afterparty Babies Cadence Weapon
All Eyez on Us Lil Flip & Young Noble Compilation album
Unbreakable Fireflight
The Archive: Live, Lost & Found Rakim Live album
Blood Brothers Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King
Doombringer Nasum Live album
Float Flogging Molly
The Ghosts Among Us Our Last Night
Good Time Alan Jackson
Live from SoHo Linkin Park Live album, digital download
Passed Away, Vol. 1 Dr. Dog Compilation album
Perfect Day Cascada
Real Emotional Trash Stephen Malkmus
Red of Tooth and Claw Murder by Death
Ruthless Bizzy Bone Independent release
Searching for the Hows and Whys Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Songs for Waiting The OaKs
Sounds So Good Ashton Shepherd
Still The BoDeans
Thugz Nation Layzie Bone
Unicorn Steak Die Mannequin Compilation Album
West Side Strut Eddy Clearwater
What We Almost Made Example
7 Amazonka Ruslana
obZen Meshuggah
Smile Boris
8 Mutilate Angerfist
9 From the Coop Buckethead
10 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band
Midnight Boom The Kills
Superabundance Young Knives
11 Alopecia Why?
Ego Trippin' Snoop Dogg
Elements of Life: Remixed Tiesto
The Elephant in the Room Fat Joe
Eleventh Hour Del tha Funkee Homosapien
Enigma Ill Niño
Now That's What I Call Music! 27 Various artists Compilation
Now That's What I Call the 80s Various Artists Compilation
The Ultimate Collection MxPx
Saving Abel Saving Abel
These Are the Good Times People The Presidents of the United States of America
Trilla Rick Ross
The Ultimate Collection The O.C. Supertones Compilation album
Unblessing the Purity Bloodbath
12 The New Dark Age Kiuas
14 Come to My Kingdom House of Lords
Gokutama Rock Cafe An Cafe
H.A.A.R.P. Muse Live album, DVD
Return of the Pride White Lion
17 11 Bryan Adams
Brain Thrust Mastery We Are Scientists
Good Nature Youthmovies
Keep It Simple Van Morrison
18 Addison Road Addison Road
A Band in Hope The Matches
L'Autrichienne Jucifer
Bury Your Dead Bury Your Dead
Electrocution Unearthly Trance
Goodbye Blues The Hush Sound
Hits New Found Glory Compilation Album
Light from Above Black Tide
Mail on Sunday Flo Rida
The Mooney Suzuki CBGB OMFUG Masters: Live 29 June 2001 The Bowery Collection The Mooney Suzuki
Never Too Loud Danko Jones
The Odd Couple Gnarls Barkley
Sahg II Sahg
Self-Made Rocko
Silverback Gorilla Sheek Louch
Still Creepin on Ah Come Up Bone Brothers
Texas PlayRadioPlay!
Trouble in Dreams Destroyer
Volume One She and Him
Welcome to the Dollhouse Danity Kane
19 The Black Mages III: Darkness and Starlight The Black Mages
HEART STATION Utada Hikaru
21 At the Pulse of Kapitulation 1990/1991 Kreator DVD
Global Warning Jon Oliva's Pain
Korven Kuningas Korpiklaani
Pretty. Odd. Panic at the Disco
22 Machine 15 Millencolin
24 Antidotes Foals
Diamond Hoo Ha Supergrass
Dismember Dismember
Greed. Filth.Abuse. Corruption Burning Skies
Inflikted Cavalera Conspiracy
The Premonition Firewind
Reason to Believe Pennywise
Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings Counting Crows
The Thread Star of Ash
You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into Does It Offend You, Yeah?
25 The Butcher Shop Esham
Consolers of the Lonely The Raconteurs
Day26 Day26
Funplex The B-52's
Give Me the Clap Crash Romeo
Ode to the Ghetto Guilty Simpson
The Show eMC
I Will Go Starfield
Spring Jon Foreman Extended play
26 Revolution Roulette Poets of the Fall IFPI-certified Gold
27 The Dutchess : Deluxe Fergie Re-issue
28 Accelerate R.E.M.
Ghost Opera – The Second Coming Kamelot Re-issue
Nordlys Midnattsol
The Prestige Illdisposed
29 Greatest Hit (...and 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs) Dream Theater Compilation album
31 1994-2006 Chaos Years Strapping Young Lad Compilation album
Invain C:Real
Last Night Moby
The Newz Nazareth

April[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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1 Live in Phoenix Fall Out Boy Live album, DVD
A Sense of Purpose In Flames
Alive from the Apocalypse Unearth DVD
Antithesis Origin
Kingdom of Comfort Delirious?
April Sun Kil Moon
Attack & Release The Black Keys
The Best of a Tribe Called Quest A Tribe Called Quest
The Bright Lights of America Anti-Flag
Cataract Cataract
Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow Sevendust
Cover Up Ministry
Do You Like Smack Rock Pig
Doin' It Big 8Ball from 8Ball & MJG, E.D.I.
Gods of the Earth The Sword
Greatest Hits Jars of Clay
Hawk Nelson Is My Friend Hawk Nelson
In the Pink Donna Lewis
Loaded The Wood Brothers
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum Tally Hall
Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock Joe Satriani
Scars & Souvenirs Theory of a Deadman
Still da Baddest Trina
Troubadour George Strait
TwentyFive George Michael Compilation album
Undeniable AZ
We Weren't Crazy Josh Gracin
The Works Faith No More Compilation album
X Kylie Minogue U.S. edition
4 Lotuk Arsenal
The Black Path Emil Bulls
Tales for Bad Girls Forever Slave
5 Continue To Kill Debauchery
7 "Couples" The Long Blondes
St. Jude The Courteeners
Voices from Within Distorted
8 When Angels & Serpents Dance P.O.D.
All I Feel Ray J
Enter The Chicken Buckethead Re-issue
Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes) Cloud Cult
In Ghost Colours Cut Copy No. 4 of 50 on Pitchfork Media's Top 50
The Fool Esoterica
The Gathering Living Legends Extended play
Iron Man Michael Burks
Keep Telling Myself It's Alright Ashes Divide
Man Descending Justin Rutledge
Mountain Battles The Breeders
Peace, Love & BBQ Marcia Ball
Pershing Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Snakes & Arrows Live Rush Live album
Sunset Man James Otto
Walk It Off Tapes 'n Tapes
WOW Hits 1 Various Artists
9 Blooddrunk Children of Bodom
11 Bondage Goat Zombie Belphegor
Le dimensioni del mio caos Caparezza
Konk The Kooks
12 Apocalypso The Presets
14 Elliot Minor Elliot Minor
Gangrene Mirrorthrone
I Am Kloot Play Moolah Rouge I Am Kloot
Saturdays = Youth M83
Vantage Point dEUS
15 The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV Thrice
E=MC² Mariah Carey
Directions To See A Ghost The Black Angels
I, Lucifer Destroy the Runner
Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction Soilent Green
Lady Antebellum Lady Antebellum
The Opaque Brotherhood Dark Lotus
Other People American Princes
Raise the Dead Phantom Planet
Rise Anew Revolution
The Vegas Years Everclear
We Are the Nightmare Arsis
18 VI Die Happy
19 Set in Stone Brian McFadden
20 The Love Collection Dionne Warwick
balkan Routes vol.1: Nikola Tesla Balkan Artists from Serbia, Greece, Romania, Albania, Turkey, Bulgaria Balkan Ethnic Collection(CD)
21 The Age of the Understatement The Last Shadow Puppets
Beautiful Machine Shihad
Dominion VIII Grave
Flight of the Conchords Flight of the Conchords
Good to Be Bad Whitesnake
Head on to Heartache DevilDriver Extended play
Warring Factions Ansur
22 Agony and Irony Alkaline Trio Extended play
A Song for You Bizzy Bone
The Best of the Specials The Specials Compilation album
Bittersweet World Ashlee Simpson
The Black Swan Story of the Year
Des roses et des orties Francis Cabrel
The Doors: Vinyl Box Set The Doors Compilation album
Elephant Shell Tokyo Police Club
The End Begins Tantric
Flight of the Conchords Flight of the Conchords
For My Friends Blind Melon
Hail Destroyer Cancer Bats
H.N.I.C. Part 2 Prodigy
Hello Destiny Goldfinger
Intellectual Violence Keith Murray
Ma peau Éric Lapointe
O3: A Trilogy, Part Three Dominici
Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul [Collector's Edition] Otis Redding Re-issue
Prayer of a Common Man Phil Vassar
Stop Drop and Roll!!! Foxboro Hot Tubs Foxboro Hot Tubs
SYR7: J'Accuse Ted Hughes Sonic Youth
Tiffany Evans Tiffany Evans
Tous les sens Ariane Moffatt
When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold Atmosphere
23 For the Revolution Kalmah
25 13 Years of Celtic Wartunes Suidakra Compilation album, DVD
Anima Noir Theatres des Vampires
Best Kept Secret Jennifer Paige
Delusions of Grandeur Circle II Circle
Elected Ayreon vs. Avantasia Extended play
Eternal Empire Human Fortress
The Formation of Damnation Testament
Hellbound Torture Squad
Lightning Strikes Again Dokken
Master of Illusion Power Quest
MyEarthDream Edenbridge
Poisoned Apple Venomous Concept
Praises to the War Machine Warrel Dane
Redemption Walls of Jericho Extended play
Songs from the Sparkle Lounge Def Leppard
Badu Erykah Badu Compilation album
28 An Ode to Woe My Dying Bride Compilation album
Imperial Wax Solvent The Fall
Third Portishead
Till Death Do Us Part Deicide
29 A-Town Secret Weapon Baby D
A Town And Two Cities Your Vegas
Bloodwork Wednesday 13 Extended play
Can't Love, Can't Hurt Augustana
Dead Alive Soul Embraced
Digital Versatile Doom HIM Live album, DVD
The Formula 9th Wonder & Buckshot
Hard Candy Madonna
If Mindless Self Indulgence
Here We Go Again pureNRG
Love at the Core Run Kid Run
Lyfe Change Lyfe Jennings
Minuit Andrée Watters
Mudcrutch Mudcrutch
Nine Lives Steve Winwood
Phil Stacey Phil Stacey
Put on the Wooden Overcoat The Glass Ocean Extended Play
Raven-Symoné Raven-Symoné
Rising Down The Roots
Santogold Santogold
Skeletons Wednesday 13
Tip of The Iceberg New Found Glory EP
Underdog Alma Mater Forever the Sickest Kids
Vultures Fate
VYP (Voice of the Young People) Lil Mama
"V" is for Viagra. The Remixes Puscifer Remix album
Whisper War The Cab
30 Grimm Tales Nox Arcana
Tulimyrsky Moonsorrow Extended play

May[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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2 Amanethes Tiamat
Beloved Enemy Jesus on Extasy
Hollow of Morning Gemma Hayes
4 TwentyFourSeven UB40
5 Frostland Tapes Darkthrone Compilation album
The Relapse Collection Morgion Compilation album
Silhouettes Textures
The Slip Nine Inch Nails Digital download
We Are the Physics Are OK at Music We Are The Physics
6 Cómplices Luis Miguel
35 Biggest Hits Toby Keith Compilation album
Blue Lambency Downward Kayo Dot
From First to Last From First to Last
Gavin DeGraw Gavin DeGraw
Greatest Hits: Every Mile a Memory 2003-2008 Dierks Bentley Compilation album
Let Life Flow Kenny Neal
Momofuku Elvis Costello
On My Way Here Clay Aiken
Piece of My Soul Garou
Station Russian Circles
Wonder in the World Kelli O'Hara
8 Nouns No Age
9 Catch 22 Hypocrisy Re-issue
In Luft geritzt Dornenreich
Sängerkrieg In Extremo
Somewhere Back in Time - The Best of: 1980-1989 Iron Maiden compilation album
Songs for the Last View Lacrimas Profundere
12 Clever Clogs 10cc Live DVD
Duo Richard Marx and Matt Scannell Acoustic CD released via Internet only
Schoolyard Ghosts No-Man
13 A Disease for the Ages Mourning Beloveth
Anthems for the Damned Filter
Brooklyn's Don Diva Foxy Brown
Division 10 Years
ExitingARM Subtle
Good To Be Bad Whitesnake
In the Midst of Beauty Michael Schenker Group
Just Me Keith Sweat
Krimson Creek Boondox
Live at the BBC Robert Cray Live album
Narrow Stairs Death Cab for Cutie
Programmed to Consume Abysmal Dawn
The Respect Issue Emmure
Rotting Paradise Coldworker
The Truth Cherish
Twelve Angry Months Local H
Us-vs-Then-vs-Now Finger Eleven Live DVD/CD - Best Buy Exclusive
We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things Jason Mraz
16 Night Eternal Moonspell
XV King's X
19 Tribute to Bobby Mick Hucknall
Watershed Opeth
XXV Vader
20 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down
Anywhere I Lay My Head Scarlett Johansson
Arm's Way Islands
Behind the Stained Glass Killah Priest
Crayons Donna Summer
Departure Jesse McCartney
DisneyMania 6 Various artists Compilation album
II Trill Bun B
Julianne Hough Julianne Hough
Love at the End of the World Sam Roberts
No, Virginia The Dresden Dolls Compilation album
Realm of Terror Merciless Death
Send Flowers The Black Lungs
21 KILLER SHOW Nightmare
23 Attera Orbis Terrarum Part 2 Dark Funeral DVD
Mare Nostrum Stormlord
Prevail Kataklysm
The Unspoken King Cryptopsy
24 Somewhere in the Real World Vanessa Amorosi
26 The Anatomy of Melancholy Paradise Lost Live album, DVD
angL Ihsahn
The Damned, the Shamed Terror
In Your Room Yazoo Box Set
Misanthropy Pure Shai Hulud
27 Alive and Transported tobyMac Live album
Health//Disco Health Remix album
Here I Stand Usher
Into the Pit Fight Box set
Lay It Down Al Green
Sittin' at a Bar Rehab
Mobstability II: Nation Business Twista & Speedknot Mobstaz
Nothing to Prove H2O
Same Old Man John Hiatt
Sex and the City: Music from the Motion Picture Various artists Soundtrack
Survive, Kaleidoscope Underoath Live album, DVD
29 Secret Combination the Album Kalomoira
30 The Art of War Sabaton
Immortal Pyramaze
Land Týr
Mando II Mando
MTV Storytellers: Bluvertigo Bluvertigo Live album
Opus Magnum Hollenthon
Payment of Existence Communic
Veterans of Volume Jucifer Live album

June[edit]

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2 Indestructible Disturbed
Joseph DiDonato Joseph DiDonato First Studio Album
The Very Best of Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran Compilation album
Waited Up Til It Was Light Johnny Foreigner
Wake the Sleeper Uriah Heep European release
3 The Declaration Ashanti
Dolla$, TX Lil Wil
Exclusive: The Forever Edition Chris Brown Re-release
Extra, Vol. 1 KMFDM Rarities album
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes
My Skin Is Cold Satyricon Extended play
Now That's What I Call Classic Rock Various Artists Compilation album
Now That's What I Call Music! 28 (US edition) Various Artists Compilation album
Perfectly Clear Jewel
Revelation Journey Live album, DVD
Fucking Smilers Aimee Mann
Sleep Well Electric President
WANDERlust Gavin Rossdale
Weezer Weezer
Where Myth Fades To Legend Alesana
6 Slaves for Life Amaseffer
7 Collidescope Stealing O'Neal extended play
10 And Justus for All Little Brother
Back When I Knew It All Montgomery Gentry
Tha Carter III Lil Wayne
Circus Money Walter Becker
Definition of Real Plies
Evil Urges My Morning Jacket
Flavors of Entanglement Alanis Morissette
Frailty The Banner
Here We Stand The Fratellis
Summer Jon Foreman
Light It Up Rev Theory
Limits of the Sky The Bridges
No Introduction Tyga
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez & Jeremy Michael Ward Omar Rodríguez-López
Parallel Play Sloan
Seeing Sounds N.E.R.D
Seeing Things Jakob Dylan
Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights The Awkward Stage
12 Vrisko To Logo Na Zo Elena Paparizou
14 Fortune Teller Ira Losco
16 Nude With Boots Melvins
Silent Cry Feeder
17 At Mount Zoomer Wolf Parade
Camp Rock: Music from the Motion Picture Various artists Soundtrack album
Death Before Dishonor 2 Pistols
The Devil, You + Me The Notwist
Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded Rihanna Re-release
Last Stop: Crappy Town Reggie and the Full Effect
My Life: The True Testimony Blood Raw
Nostradamus Judas Priest
o Tilly and the Wall
One of the Boys Katy Perry
Prima J Prima J
Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace The Offspring
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Coldplay
"Best of the Geto Boys" Geto Boys
18 Over the Rainbow Connie Talbot
19 Feed the Animals Girl Talk Digital download
23 Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust Sigur Rós
True Norwegian Black Metal - Live in Grieghallen Gorgoroth Live album
24 And I Love H.E.R.: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Danny!
Best of + Peggy Zina Greatest hits
Big Blue Ball Various artists
Digi Snacks RZA as Bobby Digital
GNV FLA Less Than Jake
Last 2 Walk Three 6 Mafia
Last Days at the Lodge Amos Lee
Lunada Thalía
Mountain Meadows Elliott Brood
Rotation Cute Is What We Aim For
Saints of Los Angeles Mötley Crüe
To Know That You're Alive Kutless
Sketches of a Man Dwele
Bulletproof Reckless Kelly
The Sound of Madness Shinedown
Thriving Ivory Thriving Ivory Best Buy Exclusive until 8/26
30 All Or Nothing The Subways
NOW Jade Warrior

July[edit]

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1 Agony and Irony Alkaline Trio
The Bird and the Bee Sides Relient K CD featuring B-sides plus The Nashville Tennis EP
The Black Parade Is Dead! My Chemical Romance Live album, DVD
Goddamned Jay Brannan
Identified Vanessa Hudgens
Join the Band Little Feat
Killer Tech N9ne
Madeline Tickle Me Pink
M.O.B.: The Album Byrd Gang
T.O.S. (Terminate on Sight) G-Unit
7 Silver Spoons & Broken Bones Stone Gods
8 Exit Strategy of the Soul Ron Sexsmith
I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II Killer Mike
LP3 Ratatat
Modern Guilt Beck
Nude with Boots Melvins
Skip School, Start Fights Hit the Lights
Two Men with the Blues Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis Live album
Want 3OH!3
Welcome to Red Hook Houses T.H.U.G. Angelz
11 Comme si de rien n'était Carla Bruni European release (Canada release on 15 July and U.S. release on 5 August)
The Coral Sea Patti Smith and Kevin Shields
12 Melodia The Vines
14 Cynical World Relentless
15 Ace Young Ace Young
All Sides O.A.R.
Around the Bend Randy Travis
The Greatest Story Ever Told David Banner
It Is What It Is ABN
Life, Death, Love and Freedom John Mellencamp
This Might Be The Day MJG
Untitled Nas
19 White Noise The Living End
20 Radio:Active McFly Free with The Mail on Sunday
21 Beautiful Future Primal Scream
Donkey Cansei de Ser Sexy
The Slip Nine Inch Nails UK and Europe release
22 Black Mask, Black Gloves Hell Rell
Breakout Miley Cyrus
Fate Dr. Dog
Grey Hairs Reks
Into the Sun Candlebox
My Paper Heart Francesca Battistelli
Love on the Inside Sugarland
The Million Dollar Backpack Skillz
Nasti Muzik Khia
Partie Traumatic Black Kids
Permission to Fly Jordan Pruitt
The Slip Nine Inch Nails U.S. and Canada release
29 Along Came A Spider Alice Cooper
Finch Finch
Revelation Third Day
Scars on Broadway Scars on Broadway
30 Best Fiction Namie Amuro

August[edit]

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4 The Slip Nine Inch Nails vinyl release in U.S. and Canada
5 2 Darker My Love
The Airborne Toxic Event Airborne Toxic Event
The Anti Mother Norma Jean
Avalon Anthony Green
Calm Before the Storm Lauren Harris
Conor Oberst Conor Oberst
Fasciinatiion The Faint
Fragile Future Hawthorne Heights
Harps and Angels Randy Newman
The Humdinger Nappy Roots
Lessons in Love Lloyd
Mooga 40 Cal. Mixtape
Only Through the Pain Trapt
Preteen Weaponry Oneida
We Want In Outlawz
What Am I Waiting For Heidi Newfield
9 O Soundtrack My Heart Pivot Australian release; UK release on 18 August
11 Fantasy Black Channel Late of the Pier
Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down Noah and the Whale
12 A Little Bit Longer Jonas Brothers
Look What You Made Me Yung Berg
Only on the Left Side Daz Dillinger
Saudades de Rock Extreme
Talento de Barrio Daddy Yankee
15 Running After Deer Travis Dickerson and Alix Lambert
18 Chemical Chords Stereolab UK release
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today David Byrne and Brian Eno Initially self-released digitally, with hard copies sold starting in November 2008
19 Back Breaker The Showdown
Beautiful Thing Jimmy Wayne
Big Love: Hymnal David Byrne
The Cheetah Girls: One World soundtrack The Cheetah Girls
Chemical Chords Stereolab U.S. release
The Fame Lady Gaga
Fast Times at Barrington High The Academy Is...
Firecracker People Hotel Lights
First Love Karina Pasian
Folklore and Superstition Black Stone Cherry
The Illusion of Progress Staind
Midheaven The Human Abstract
Oceans Will Rise The Stills
Pro Tools GZA
Raw Footage Ice Cube
The Rhumb Line Ra Ra Riot
Shwayze Shwayze
Take Me to the Sea Jaguar Love
Turtle Nipple and the Toxic Shock Heavy Heavy Low Low
Youth Novels Lykke Li
21 Intimacy Bloc Party digital download
22 Monster Oomph!
25 Forth The Verve
Point de Suture Mylène Farmer
Volume Two Goo Goo Dolls B-sides and rarities
26 All Hope Is Gone Slipknot
Now That's What I Call Country Various Artists Compilation
Beast V.I.C.
Do You Believe Me Now Jimmy Wayne
LAX The Game
Motörizer Motörhead
North Hollywood Shootout Blues Traveler
Not Only... But Also The 88
The Official Work Ying Yang Twins
One Kind Favor B. B. King
Sacrificial Lambz Esham
Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams Solange
Thriving Ivory Thriving Ivory
Ultra Beatdown DragonForce
Wake the Sleeper Uriah Heep

September[edit]

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2 The Block New Kids on the Block
Brotherhood The Chemical Brothers Compilation album
Just a Rolling Stone Donnie Klang
Lost in the Sound of Separation Underoath
That Lucky Old Sun Brian Wilson
The Recession Young Jeezy
Swan Songs Hollywood Undead
5 Curse of the Killer Hamsters! The Hamsters Live 2 set
8 Black Sheep Julian Cope
9 A Little Tradition Novillero
Beyond The Horizon People in Planes
Do You Know Jessica Simpson
Exit 13 LL Cool J
Feel So Good Albert Cummings Live album
Lightbulbs Fujiya & Miyagi
Little Wild One Joan Osborne
Midnight Blues Magic Slim
Not 4 Sale Kardinal Offishall
The Ocean and the Sun The Sound of Animals Fighting
The Quilt Gym Class Heroes
Simple Times Joshua Radin
Soft Airplane Chad VanGaalen
The Stand Ins Okkervil River
10 A Complete: All Singles Ayumi Hamasaki
12 Où s'en vont les avions ? Julien Clerc
Death Magnetic Metallica
15 The Cosmos Rocks Queen + Paul Rodgers UK Release
16 Angels Fly Away[citation needed] Eric Durrance digital download
Black Butterfly Buckcherry
Black President Black President
Brass Knuckles Nelly
Calling Out FemBots
Censored Colors Portugal. The Man
Colby O Colby O'Donis
Down to Earth Jem
Haymans Green The Pete Best Band US
Hollerandstomp Dressy Bessy
Learn to Live Darius Rucker
Our Long Road Home Taproot
The Way I See It Raphael Saadiq
We Global DJ Khaled
Who Killed Amanda Palmer Amanda Palmer
Why Wait Kristy Lee Cook
Year of the Gentleman Ne-Yo
17 Albino Slug Buckethead Tour only CD
Almost Unplugged Europe Live album
Bolt on Neck Frankenstein Brothers Tour only CD
The Dragons of Eden Travis Dickerson, Buckethead and Brain
Versus (The Haunted album) The Haunted
18 Twilight of the Thunder God Amon Amarth
19 Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fungus Omar Rodríguez-López
Minor Cuts And Scrapes in the Bushes Ahead Omar Rodríguez-López
22 Dear Science TV on the Radio
The Hawk Is Howling Mogwai
Live in Gdańsk David Gilmour
23 Acid Tongue Jenny Lewis
Big Bad World Plain White T's
Black Sun Ra
Doll Domination Pussycat Dolls
Don't Forget Demi Lovato
L'expédition Les Cowboys Fringants
Fearless Jazmine Sullivan
Joe Thomas, New Man Joe
Looking into It All Girl Summer Fun Band
Love, War and the Ghost of Whitey Ford Everlast
Loyalty to Loyalty Cold War Kids
Matachin Bellowhead
Only by the Night Kings of Leon
Radio Retaliation Thievery Corporation
This Present Wasteland Metal Church
Time the Conqueror Jackson Browne
26 Black Roses The Rasmus
Comme à la maison Christophe Maé Double live
Hero van Canto
I Am Monrose
27 Luanqibazao Dublin Duck Dispensary
29 Let It Go Will Young
Ode to J. Smith Travis
Songs for You, Truths for Me James Morrison
Suicide Season Bring Me the Horizon
30 Declaration Bleeding Through
Diary of a Mad Dog Sen Dog
Drunk Like Bible Times Dear and the Headlights
The Glass Passenger Jack's Mannequin
The Fabled City The Nightwatchman
Innerpartysystem Innerpartysystem
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson
Kellie Pickler Kellie Pickler
My Turn to Eat Big Kuntry King
New Surrender Anberlin
Our World, Our Way Dem Franchize Boyz
Paper Trail T.I.
Red Letter Year Ani DiFranco
Running Away Geri King
Shogun Trivium
Shudder/Live at the Bayside Social Club Bayside
Something Else Robin Thicke
Traitors Misery Index
Twilight of the Thunder God Amon Amarth
Way to Normal Ben Folds
The Essential Now That's What I Call Christmas Various artists Holiday compilation

October[edit]

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6 Dig Out Your Soul Oasis
7 Always Geri King
Animal! Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Appeal to Reason Rise Against
Break Up the Concrete The Pretenders
Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan
Elephants...Teeth Sinking into Heart Rachael Yamagata US release
Forever More Tesla
Hold on Tight Hey Monday
Life Is Not a Waiting Room Senses Fail
Not Animal Margot & the Nuclear So and So's
Offend Maggie Deerhoof
OK Now Jon McLaughlin
Skeletal Lamping of Montreal
Tales from the City Mobile
Those We Leave Behind I Am Ghost
Unexpected Michelle Williams
Words and Music Aqualung
10 Wild Energy Ruslana
13 Perfect Symmetry Keane
14 Chances Jill Barber
Deja Vu Geri King
Gossip in the Grain Ray Lamontagne
Little Bit of Everything Billy Currington
Lucky Old Sun Kenny Chesney
I'm a Celebrity Right Said Fred
Secret Machines The Secret Machines
Dreamer Haste the Day
The Vault Ashanti
You Are My Sunshine Copeland
20 Dark Thrones and Black Flags Darkthrone
Caravan Palace Caravan Palace
21 Back to Now Labelle
Now Anna Abreu
Black Ice AC/DC
Classic Christmas Bradley Joseph
Festival Thyme ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Happiness Is the Road Marillion
Off with Their Heads Kaiser Chiefs
The Sound Mary Mary
Twelve Eighteen, Pt. 2 Lil Rob
Vesyolye Ulybki t.A.T.u.
22 JoCo Looks Back Jonathan Coulton Compilation
24 Demonic Art Darkane
Haymans Green The Pete Best Band Worldwide
Heavy Rotation Anastacia
The Dresden Soul Symphony The Dresden Soul Symphony
27 Deadache Lordi UK
Haymans Green The Pete Best Band UK
28 A Hundred Million Suns Snow Patrol
Cardinology Ryan Adams and The Cardinals
Evolver John Legend
Fear Before Fear Before
Funhouse Pink US release
Give Me the Music Eva Avila Canada release
Heart On Eagles of Death Metal
My Love: Essential Collection Celine Dion
Steal Hear Coolio
29 7 Michalis Hatzigiannis
31 Emotional Remains Richard Marx
Sundown Richard Marx

November[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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3 Mia Nihta Zoriki Paschalis Terzis
Out of Control Girls Aloud
4 2econd Season Unk
A Winter Symphony Sarah Brightman
As I Am: Super Edition Alicia Keys Re-release
Incanto Andrea Bocelli
Kala M.I.A. Re-release
Now That's What I Call Music! 29 (U.S. series) Various artists
The Best of Now That's What I Call Music! 10th Anniversary Various Artists Compilation
Play Brad Paisley
The Renaissance Q-Tip
Season of Poison Shiny Toy Guns
Take It to the Limit Hinder
Thursday / Envy Thursday and Envy
Vanilla Ice Is Back! Vanilla Ice
What a Night! A Christmas Album Harry Connick, Jr.
10 And Winter Came... Enya
11 A History of Violence Jedi Mind Tricks
Best of Hilary Duff Hilary Duff
David Archuleta David Archuleta
The Death of Adam 88-Keys
Fearless Taylor Swift
Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits Christina Aguilera
Living on Another Frequency Science Faxtion
Our Bright Future Tracy Chapman
The Promise Deborah Cox
Sycamore Meadows Butch Walker
Thr33 Ringz T-Pain
Uroboros Dir en grey
The Villain Trick-Trick
The Bronx The Bronx
14 Primavera in anticipo Laura Pausini
Despite Straight Lines: The Very Best Of Marilyn Re-release
15 I Am... Sasha Fierce Beyoncé
16 Theater of the Mind Ludacris
Tinnitus Sanctus Edguy
17 The Alesha Show Alesha Dixon
Traced in Air Cynic European release
Safe Trip Home Dido
18 Cosmic Universal Fashion Sammy Hagar
Dark Horse Nickelback
David Cook David Cook
Day & Age The Killers
The Foundation Zac Brown Band
Gutta Ace Hood
Loved by Few, Hated by Many Lil' Keke
Love's Crazy Slim
The New Game Mudvayne
Red Star Third Eye Blind Extended play (EP)
Ricky Martin 17 Ricky Martin Compilation album
Shontelligence Shontelle
19 This Fall Joseph Williams Japanese release
21 Hypothetical Situations Alexis Blue
Prospekt's March Coldplay EP
Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes Linkin Park Live album
23 Chinese Democracy Guns N' Roses
24 808s & Heartbreak Kanye West
The Ball Street Journal E-40
The Final Riot! Paramore Live album
Greatest Remixes Good Charlotte Remix album
In the City Kevin Rudolf
Rhydian Rhydian Roberts
The Reason Lemar
Electric Arguments The Fireman
25 Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo
Club Test 01 Bloom 06
X Trace Adkins
28 "Happy" in Galoshes Scott Weiland

December[edit]

Release Album Artist Notes
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1 Albino Slug Buckethead Worldwide release
2 Playlist: The Very Best of Brooks & Dunn Brooks & Dunn Compilation
Bring Me Your Love (Special Limited Edition) City and Colour
Circus Britney Spears US release
Emeritus Scarface
Freedom Akon
3 Irthes Sakis Rouvas
9 A Cross the Universe Justice Live album
Apagorevmeno Anna Vissi
Avant Avant
Call and Response: The Remix Album Maroon 5 Remix album
Drift Ken Block
Human Brandy
OnMyRadio Musiq Soulchild
Live at the House of Blues Thrice Live album
Universal Mind Control Common
We Mean Business EPMD
10 Awake -Evoke the Urge- Deathgaze
13 Folie à Deux Fall Out Boy
15 The Early Years Dannii Minogue Compilation album
16 A Different Me Keyshia Cole
Cinco Diablo Saliva
Da REAList Plies
Intuition Jamie Foxx
iSouljaBoyTellEm Soulja Boy Tell 'Em
Live at Mile High Music Festival Dave Matthews Band
Snoop Dogg Presents Christmas in tha Dogg House Snoop Dogg
When the World Comes Down The All-American Rejects
Drake Bell in Concert Drake Bell Video album
21 Brutha Brutha
23 Savage Island Savage
Yours, Mine & The Truth Sterling Simms

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ http://www.empik.com/goodbye-muzyka,prod720012,p