18 Iconic Albums You Won’t Believe Are 10 Years Old Already

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We all love keeping up with the new music coming out this year, but sometimes it's important to go back and listen to the old favorites. Time can work in mysterious ways, and before you know it, albums that still feel so new are a full decade old. Today, we're winding the time machine back to 2008, a time when Barack Obama wasn't even President yet, and we had never heard of Ariana Grande or Camila Cabello.

Some of these albums were masterpieces from established superstars, while others were our introductions to our favorite new artists. Most of these hitmakers have continued their hot streak in the years since, but some have fallen into the category of “one-hit-wonder.” Either way, these 10-year-old albums are some of the best music that we were listening to back in the mid-aughts (and still feature on our throwback playlists, obviously).