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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, Keane and Brian Wilson.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,784 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:84,812
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,091 votes)
Comments: 252 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:553 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:15,033
Rank in 2000s22Overall Rank:125
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,103 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:563 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:14,401
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:133
Average Rating:  77/100 (893 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:11,053
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:183
Average Rating:  84/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:8,915
Rank in 2000s44Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  80/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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6.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:8,070
Rank in 2000s46Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  79/100 (730 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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7.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:8,057
Rank in 2000s48Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  80/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:5,110
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  78/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,752
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  73/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,734
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  79/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Prince 3 0%
Pain Of Salvation 2 0%
Dave Matthews Band 2 0%
Tiësto 2 0%
Björk 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 479 48%
United Kingdom 171 17%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Sweden 25 3%
France 21 2%
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