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Best Albums of 2005

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Bloc Party, Bright Eyes, Sigur Rós, The National, Coldplay, System Of A Down, Kanye West and Animal Collective.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:654 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:19,200
Rank in 2000s9Overall Rank:77
Average Rating:  84/100 (679 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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2.

Demon DaysUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2005Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 2005:2Rank Score:11,603
Rank in 2000s27Overall Rank:140
Average Rating:  79/100 (622 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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3.

Silent AlarmUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2005Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 2005:3Rank Score:8,061
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  77/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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4.

Takk...Iceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2005Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 2005:4Rank Score:7,090
Rank in 2000s46Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  81/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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5.

I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 2005:5Rank Score:6,819
Rank in 2000s50Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  78/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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6.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2005:6Rank Score:5,732
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  79/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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7.

X&YUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2005Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:5,715
Rank in 2000s60Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  70/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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8.

Late RegistrationUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2005Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:4,131
Rank in 2000s85Overall Rank:401
Average Rating:  78/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:3,353
Rank in 2000s100Overall Rank:475
Average Rating:  80/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

PlansUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2005Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2005:10Rank Score:3,218
Rank in 2000s107Overall Rank:499
Average Rating:  74/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Mount Eerie 5 0%
Nadja 3 0%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
Better Than Ezra 2 0%
System Of A Down 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 175 17%
Canada 58 6%
Sweden 29 3%
Japan 27 3%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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