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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 20,000 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:1,646 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:78,862
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,846 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:14,224
Rank in 2000s22Overall Rank:122
Average Rating:  71/100 (986 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:499 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:13,234
Rank in 2000s24Overall Rank:129
Average Rating:  77/100 (793 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:9,235
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  84/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:407 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:7,930
Rank in 2000s45Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  78/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:7,831
Rank in 2000s46Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  80/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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7.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:7,820
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  77/100 (518 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:4,858
Rank in 2000s79Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  78/100 (372 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,610
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:478
Average Rating:  79/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

The LibertinesUnited Kingdom The Libertines
Year of Release:2004Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,390
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:514
Average Rating:  76/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Prince 3 0%
John Frusciante 3 0%
The Allman Brothers Band 2 0%
Devendra Banhart 2 0%
Los Lobos 2 0%
Brad Mehldau 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 159 16%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 25 3%
France 22 2%
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