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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:1,832 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:86,674
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,173 votes)
Comments: 258 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:571 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:15,380
Rank in 2000s22Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,127 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:15,010
Rank in 2000s24Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  77/100 (919 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:402 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:11,270
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:182
Average Rating:  84/100 (435 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:378 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:9,229
Rank in 2000s44Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  80/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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6.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:8,338
Rank in 2000s46Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  78/100 (751 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:8,024
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  80/100 (569 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:5,161
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:394
Average Rating:  78/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,921
Rank in 2000s99Overall Rank:494
Average Rating:  79/100 (304 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:3,698
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  73/100 (299 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%
Fairport Convention 2 0%
Los Lobos 2 0%
Ayreon 2 0%
Devendra Banhart 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 171 17%
Canada 52 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Germany 20 2%
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