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Best Albums of 2004

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2004 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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2004 year summaryThe best artists of 2004 were Arcade Fire, Green Day, The Killers, Madvillain, Kanye West, Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse, Interpol, Brian Wilson and Keane.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,838 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:87,226
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,189 votes)
Comments: 260 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:566 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:15,455
Rank in 2000s22Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,137 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:15,083
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  77/100 (926 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:11,373
Rank in 2000s35Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  84/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:9,310
Rank in 2000s44Overall Rank:228
Average Rating:  80/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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6.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:450 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:8,333
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:248
Average Rating:  79/100 (753 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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7.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:7,993
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:261
Average Rating:  80/100 (573 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:5,165
Rank in 2000s80Overall Rank:394
Average Rating:  78/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,883
Rank in 2000s100Overall Rank:501
Average Rating:  79/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,707
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  73/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Prince 3 0%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Modest Mouse 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
Los Lobos 2 0%
Devendra Banhart 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 479 48%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Germany 21 2%
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