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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,585 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:75,921
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,751 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:484 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:13,980
Rank in 2000s20Overall Rank:120
Average Rating:  71/100 (929 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:12,739
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:129
Average Rating:  77/100 (753 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:314 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:8,611
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  84/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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5.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:7,782
Rank in 2000s45Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  78/100 (623 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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6.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:7,352
Rank in 2000s46Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  80/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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7.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:7,313
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  79/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:4,861
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:353
Average Rating:  78/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,599
Rank in 2000s96Overall Rank:467
Average Rating:  79/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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10.

The LibertinesUnited Kingdom The Libertines
Year of Release:2004Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,391
Rank in 2000s101Overall Rank:496
Average Rating:  76/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Prince 3 0%
Third Day 2 0%
The Allman Brothers Band 2 0%
Pain Of Salvation 2 0%
Los Lobos 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 479 48%
United Kingdom 162 16%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 25 2%
France 22 2%
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