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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,400 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:67,862
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: 89/100 (1,489 votes)
Comments: 192 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:12,788
Rank in 2000s19Overall Rank:118
Average Rating: 71/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:424 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:11,612
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:128
Average Rating: 77/100 (661 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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4.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:7,553
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:213
Average Rating: 79/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:6,590
Rank in 2000s48Overall Rank:245
Average Rating: 84/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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6.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:6,506
Rank in 2000s49Overall Rank:247
Average Rating: 81/100 (390 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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7.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:6,045
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:265
Average Rating: 77/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:4,505
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:338
Average Rating: 78/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,208
Rank in 2000s101Overall Rank:465
Average Rating: 80/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Aha Shake HeartbreakUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2004Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,066
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:486
Average Rating: 74/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Prince 3 0%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Wilco 2 0%
Third Day 2 0%
Therion 2 0%
The Allman Brothers Band 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 159 16%
Canada 47 5%
Australia 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
France 25 3%
Sweden 23 2%
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