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Best Albums of the 2000s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20001,477250,228 Kid A (7th)
by Radiohead
20011,561222,076 Is This It (26th)
by The Strokes
20021,613231,515 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (50th)
by Wilco
20031,819204,552 Elephant (51st)
by The White Stripes
20041,720236,569 Funeral (10th)
by Arcade Fire
20051,878199,533 Illinois (79th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20061,979200,191 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20072,036285,004 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,088172,894 Fleet Foxes (98th)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,164179,608 Merriweather Post Pavilion (91st)
by Animal Collective
Total18,3352,182,172

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Coldplay, The Strokes, Muse, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Wilco, Animal Collective and Modest Mouse.
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151.

Think TankUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:2003Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2003:14Rank Score:2,157
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:698
Average Rating: 76/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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152.

CrossFrance Justice
Year of Release:2007Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2007:21Rank Score:2,122
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:705
Average Rating: 77/100 (171 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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153.

A Ghost Is BornUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2004Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2004:15Rank Score:2,094
Rank in 2000s153Overall Rank:714
Average Rating: 79/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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154.

Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of OrpheusAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2004Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2004:16Rank Score:2,088
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:715
Average Rating: 79/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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155.

KasabianUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2004Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2004:17Rank Score:2,083
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:718
Average Rating: 74/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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156.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,078
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:720
Average Rating: 72/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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157.

Ga Ga Ga Ga GaUnited States Spoon
Year of Release:2007Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2007:22Rank Score:2,070
Rank in 2000s157Overall Rank:724
Average Rating: 80/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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158.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,050
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:729
Average Rating: 78/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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159.

Crack The SkyeUnited States Mastodon
Year of Release:2009Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 2009:13Rank Score:2,038
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:735
Average Rating: 78/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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160.

Lifted Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The GroundUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2002Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2002:19Rank Score:1,992
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:751
Average Rating: 79/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 84 8%
2001 95 10%
2002 96 10%
2003 99 10%
2004 88 9%
2005 105 11%
2006 109 11%
2007 112 11%
2008 111 11%
2009 101 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
Dream Theater 5 1%
Coldplay 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 552 55%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 20 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
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