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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 16,000 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:1,419 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:68,450
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: 89/100 (1,523 votes)
Comments: 193 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:424 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:12,869
Rank in 2000s19Overall Rank:118
Average Rating: 71/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:11,680
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:127
Average Rating: 77/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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4.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:7,435
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:221
Average Rating: 79/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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5.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:7,374
Rank in 2000s43Overall Rank:223
Average Rating: 84/100 (242 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:291 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:6,783
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:242
Average Rating: 80/100 (396 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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7.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:6,405
Rank in 2000s51Overall Rank:253
Average Rating: 77/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:4,529
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:341
Average Rating: 77/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,216
Rank in 2000s101Overall Rank:471
Average Rating: 80/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 10 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:3,115
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:482
Average Rating: 74/100 (269 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%
Therion 2 0%
Ayreon 2 0%
Los Lobos 2 0%
Tiësto 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 161 16%
Canada 49 5%
Australia 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
France 24 2%
Germany 22 2%
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