The Best Albums Of 1998

1998 was the year Ted Kaczynski plead guilty and received, like, a billion year sentence; the winter Olympics were held in Japan; Google starts operations; Sony Bono dies.

And it was a fairly mediocre year for music.

Mercury Rev – Deserter’s Songs

Beck – Mutations

Beta Band – The Three EP’s

Sloan – Navy Blues

Air – Moon Safari

Neutral Milk Hotel – In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Eels – Electro Shock Blues

Massive Attack – Mezzanine

Pulp – This Is Hardcore

Sparklehorse – Good Morning Spider

Belle & Sebastian – The Boy With The Arab Strap

Boards Of Canada – Music Has The Right To Children

Lo-Fidelity Allstars – How To Operate With A Blown Mind

The Boo Radleys – Kingsize