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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.
20001,461246,958 Kid A (7th)
by Radiohead
20011,543220,408 Is This It (26th)
by The Strokes
20021,593230,132 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (51st)
by Wilco
20031,781202,843 Elephant (50th)
by The White Stripes
20041,692233,431 Funeral (10th)
by Arcade Fire
20051,857197,349 Illinois (79th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20061,945197,604 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20071,993281,802 In Rainbows (16th)
by Radiohead
20082,049171,555 Fleet Foxes (100th)
by Fleet Foxes
20092,129178,347 Merriweather Post Pavilion (93rd)
by Animal Collective
Total18,0432,160,429

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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RankAlbumArtist
151.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,094
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:706
Average Rating: 72/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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152.

KasabianUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2004Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2004:15Rank Score:2,081
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:708
Average Rating: 75/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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153.

Think TankUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:2003Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2003:14Rank Score:2,073
Rank in 2000s153Overall Rank:709
Average Rating: 77/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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154.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,063
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:715
Average Rating: 74/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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155.

Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of OrpheusAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2004Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2004:16Rank Score:2,052
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:717
Average Rating: 79/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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156.

Crack The SkyeUnited States Mastodon
Year of Release:2009Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 2009:13Rank Score:2,034
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:721
Average Rating: 78/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 4 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:2,032
Rank in 2000s157Overall Rank:723
Average Rating: 80/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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158.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,030
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:725
Average Rating: 78/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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159.

A Ghost Is BornUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2004Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2004:17Rank Score:2,028
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:726
Average Rating: 79/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 13 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:93 charts
Rank in 2002:19Rank Score:2,001
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:739
Average Rating: 79/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 82 8%
2001 97 10%
2002 95 10%
2003 102 10%
2004 87 9%
2005 104 10%
2006 107 11%
2007 113 11%
2008 111 11%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Dream Theater 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 236 24%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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