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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 25,000 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:1,929 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:90,910
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,309 votes)
Comments: 271 comments
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2.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:16,292
Rank in 2000s22Overall Rank:127
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,191 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:611 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:15,675
Rank in 2000s26Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  77/100 (969 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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4.

MadvillainyUnited States Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:447 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:12,482
Rank in 2000s33Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  84/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:10,242
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:222
Average Rating:  80/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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6.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:8,563
Rank in 2000s49Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  79/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:8,355
Rank in 2000s51Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  80/100 (610 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:5,359
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:398
Average Rating:  78/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:3,920
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:518
Average Rating:  79/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,819
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  73/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Prince 3 0%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Björk 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
Tiësto 2 0%
Ayreon 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Germany 20 2%
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