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2008 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 2008.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 2008 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1, 2008 Unhuman Disease Perpetuus Agonia MetalDeath Metal Stilwell, OK
Jan. 2, 2008 Reba McEntire Love Revival Country MCA Nashville Kiowa, OK
Jan. 8, 2008 Dwight Twilley Rarities, Volume Two PopRock Gigatone Tulsa, OK
Stephen Speaks Symptoms of Love RockPop Rock Tulsa, OK
Jan. 22, 2008 Evangelicals The Evening Descends RockIndie RockPsychedelic Rock Dead Oceans Norman, OK
Leon Russell Bad Country CountryRockCountry Rock Leon Russell Tulsa, OK
Leon Russell In Your Dreams RockBlues RockTulsa Sound Leon Russell Tulsa, OK
Wanda Jackson Live at Town Hall Party 1958 RockRockabillyCountry Sundazed Oklahoma City, OK

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1, 2008 Kite Flying Robot Kite Flying Robot PopRockSynth PopSynth Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Feb. 5, 2008 Dwight Twilley Rarities, Volume Three PopRock Gigatone Tulsa
Watermelon Slim & the Workers The Wheel Man Blues NorthernBlues Tulsa, OK
Feb. 7, 2008 Jennifer Marriott & Odd Sheep Out Baa Baa Blue Sheep BluesBlues RockAmericana Tulsa, OK
Feb. 9, 2008 Rainbows are Free Rainbows are Free MetalStoner RockProto MetalDoom Metal Norman, OK
Feb. 19, 2008 Injunuity Unconquered WorldNative AmericanRockAlternative Rock Ada, OK
OneRepublic Hit 3 Pack: Stop and Stare – Video EP (The Stripped Sessions) PopPop RockAlternative Rock Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 22, 2008 Kawnar Unclear Hip Hop Tulsa, OK
Feb. 26, 2008 Blake Shelton Blake Shelton Collector's Edition CountryNeotraditional Country Warner Bros. Nashville Nashville, TN
Derek Joe Brockett Yon RockExperimental Rock Tract Oaxaca, MX
Ludo You're Awful, I Love You RockAlternative Rock Island St. Louis, MO
Pillar Fireproof RockHard RockChristianChristian Rock Essential Tulsa, OK
Violence to Vegas Princess to Poison RockPost-HardcoreMetalAlt-Metal The Feeding Ground Tulsa, OK

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Mar. 4, 2008 Dwight Twilley Rarities, Volume Four PopRock Gigatone Tulsa
Mar. 7, 2008 Mark Selby Nine Pound Hammer RockBlues Rock Pepper Cake Nashville, TN
Mar. 11, 2008 Gravity Propulsion System Days Like Razors RockAlternative Rock Ascetic Oklahoma City, OK
Mar. 18, 2008 MercyMe iTunes Originals ChristianContemporary ChristianChristian Rock INO Edmond, OK

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Apr. 2008 Aranda Aranda RockHard RockPost-Grunge Oklahoma City, OK
Apr. 1, 2008 AM Side by Side: Duets Vol. 1 RockFolk RockAlternative Rock AM Los Angeles, CA
Apr. 5, 2008 Callupsie Callupsie RockAlternative RockMath Rock Hard Work Records Tulsa, OK
Apr. 8, 2008 Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Lil' Tae Rides Again JazzInstrumentalJazz Fusion Hyena Tulsa, OK
Jami Smith Faith in You ChristianRockChristian RockPop Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Rich Mahogany JazzInstrumentalJazz Fusion Hyena Tulsa, OK

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
May 6, 2008 Toby Keith 35 Biggest Hits Country Show Dog Nashville Norman, OK
May 13, 2008 SafetySuit Life Left to Go RockAlternative RockPop Rock Universal Motown Nashville, Tennessee
May 20, 2008 Sandi Patty Songs for the Journey Contemporary ChristianChristian Fair Trade Oklahoma City, OK
May 22, 2008 Brandon Clark Band Tall RockSouthern Rock Marshall Street Tulsa, OK
May 23, 2008 Hanson Leave the Light On RockPop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
May 30, 2008 The Effects And It Is... RockGarage Rock Tulsa, OK

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 17, 2008 Horseshoe Road Reel-to-Reel Folk Oklahoma City, OK
Lee Wiley Live on Stage: Town Hall, New York Jazz Audiophile Tulsa, OK
June 23, 2008 Hanson The Walk Tour Pop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
June 24, 2008 Watermelon Slim & the Workers No Paid Holidays Blues NorthernBlues Tulsa, OK

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 2008 Brandon Jenkins Tough Times Don't Last (Re-Release) CountryRed DirtTexas Country Smith Austin, TX
G Sharp The Declaration of Hip Hop Hip HopChristianChristian Rap Tulsa, OK
July 3, 2008 Sam Harris Free Pop Los Angeles, CA
July 8, 2008 Beau Jennings Holy Tulsa Thunder FolkAmericanaRockRock and Roll Brooklyn, NY
July 22, 2008 Samantha Crain The Confiscation: A Musical Novella Folk Ramseur Shawnee, OK
July 23, 2008 Karen Dalton Green Rocky Road FolkBlues Delmore Recording Society Hurley, New York

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 8, 2008 Brandon Jenkins Faster Than a Stone CountryRed DirtTexas Country Smith Austin, TX
Vandevander The Great State of Denial RockBlues Rock Tulsa, OK
Aug. 12, 2008 Amy Kuney Bird's Eye View RockIndieAlternative Spin Move Los Angeles, CA
Sandi Patty A Mother's Prayer Contemporary ChristianChristian Word Oklahoma City, OK
Aug. 23, 2008 Axis Death & Rebirth ElectronicIndustrialEBM Tulsa, OK
Aug. 26, 2008 Jason Boland & the Stragglers Comal County Blue CountryRed DirtTexas Country Apex Austin, TX
Joesf Glaude Blues for Skip JazzInstrumental St. Cecilia's Tulsa, OK

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 1, 2008 Low Litas EP RockDream RockShoegaze Tulsa, OK
Scott Ellison Ice Storm RockBlues Rock Earwig Tulsa, OK
Sept. 9, 2008 Colourmusic F, Monday, Orange, February, Venus, Lunatic, 1 or 13 PopRockIndie PopIndie RockNeo-Psychedelia Great Society Stillwater, OK
Sept. 19, 2008 Kings of Leon Only by the Night RockAlternative Rock RCA Nashville, Tennessee
Kings of Leon Live from the Hammersmith Apollo 2007 RockAlternative Rock RCA Nashville, Tennessee
Sept. 23, 2008 Hanson Take the Walk RockPop RockIndie RockPower Pop 3CG Tulsa, OK
Sept. 25, 2008 Scales of Motion Cave Dweller RockIndie Rock Tulsa, OK
Sept. 30, 2008 K.C. Clifford Pocket Full of Hope Folk Free Skipper Oklahoma City, OK

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 3, 2008 Jabee and Emcee Hype Songs for Debutantes RapHip Hop Oklahoma City, OK • PA
Oct. 10, 2008 Jabee Blood is the New Black RapHip Hop Little Mafia Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 14, 2008 Kristin Chenoweth A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas ChristmasJazzPopVocal Pop Sony New York City, NY
Oct. 17, 2008 Other Lives Other Lives RockAlternative RockIndie Rock TBDPlay it Again Sam Stillwater, OK
Oct. 19, 2008 The Nghiems Traveling Coat RockIndie RockAlternative Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 21, 2008 Wayman Tisdale Rebound JazzSmooth Jazz Rendezvous Tulsa, OK
Oct. 25, 2008 Junebug Spade Junebug Spade RockAlternativeIndie PopGarage Rock Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 28, 2008 OneRepublic Live Session PopPop RockAlternative Rock Mosely Los Angeles, CA
Reba McEntire 50 Greatest Hits Country MCA Nashville Kiowa, OK
Toby Keith That Don't Make Me a Bad Guy Country Show Dog Nashville Norman, OK

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1, 2008 John McGaha Exodus: An ElectroCelt Journey WorldCeltic Norman, OK
Nov. 4, 2008 Dr. Pants The Cusack-Loggins EP RockPower Pop Little Weasel Oklahoma City, OK
Hinder Take It to the Limit RockAlternative RockPost-GrungeHard Rock Universal Republic Oklahoma City, OK
Shiny Toy Guns Season of Poison RockIndie RockSynthpopElectroclash Motown Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 11, 2008 The Flaming Lips Christmas on Mars: Once Beyond Hopelessness ElectronicScore Warner Brothers Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 15, 2008 Dwell Within Monkshood MetalDoom Metal I Hate Oklahoma City, OK
Nov. 17, 2008 Glenn Barber More Hits CountryRockabilly Sony Nashville, TN
Nov. 18, 2008 Blake Shelton Startin' Fires CountryNeotraditional Country Warner Bros. Nashville Nashville, TN
Boondogs Take Shelter RockAlternative Folk Little Rock, AR
Carter Sampson Good for the Meantime CountryFolk Oklahoma City, OK
David Cook David Cook RockPop Rock 19 Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 25, 2008 Patti Page Best Country Songs Country Curb Tulsa, OK

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 2, 2008 Brooks & Dunn Playlist: The Very Best of Brooks & Dunn Country Arista Nashville Nashville, TN
My Solstice Persistence of Vision RockAlternative Rock Yeah Siam Tulsa, OK
Dec. 16, 2008 The All-American Rejects When the World Comes Down RockEmo PopPower PopPop RockPop PunkEmo DGCInterscope Stillwater, OK
Dec. 17, 2008 Cecada Fog at Midnight FolkRockFolk Rock Organum Tulsa, OK
Dec. 19, 2008 El Paso Hot Button & Attractive and Popular Jungle Fever RockGarage Rock Hard Work Norman, OK
Dec. 23, 2008 Kings of Leon Live in London RockAlternative Rock RCA Nashville, Tennessee

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
2008 Bring Down the Hammer Bring Down the Hammer RockPunkHardcore Punk Know Tulsa, OK
2008 The Byron Berline Band My Oklahoma FolkBluegrass Double-Stop Guthrie, OK
2008 Fist of Rage Womb of Hypocrisy Metal Tulsa, OK
2008 Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Lil' Tae Rides Again: Live JazzInstrumentalJazz Fusion Tulsa, OK
2008 Jim Garling This Cowboy's On His Own CountryWestern Swing Guthrie, OK
2008 Horde Casket Landscape of Cadavers MetalDeath Metal Pathologically Explicit Oklahoma City, OK
2008 Jody Miller Greatest Hits CountryFolk Blanchard, OK
2008 Les Gilliam Hank Did It This Way Country Ponca City, OK
2008 The Needlepoints 2008 Demo RockPunkPop Punk Oklahoma City, OK
2008 Pittersplatter Triage ElectronicIndustrialEBM Stillwater, OK
2008 Sammi Smith Help Me Make It Through the Night CountryOutlaw Country Gusto Bristow, OK
2008 Self Inflicted What Never Was ...Will Never Be MetalSludge Metal Got Chunks? Garber, Oklahoma
2008 Taddy Porter Monocle RockBlues Rock Stillwater, OK