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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 22,000 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, Kanye West, System Of A Down and Animal Collective.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:834 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:25,182
Rank in 2000s8Overall Rank:65
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (902 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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2.

Demon DaysUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2005Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 2005:2Rank Score:13,486
Rank in 2000s28Overall Rank:141
Average Rating:  80/100 (785 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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3.

Silent AlarmUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2005Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2005:3Rank Score:8,852
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  77/100 (482 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

Takk...Iceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2005Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 2005:4Rank Score:7,981
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  82/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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5.

I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 2005:5Rank Score:7,845
Rank in 2000s50Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  78/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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6.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 2005:6Rank Score:6,433
Rank in 2000s58Overall Rank:297
Average Rating:  80/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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7.

X&YUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2005Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:6,101
Rank in 2000s63Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  70/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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8.

Late RegistrationUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2005Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:5,286
Rank in 2000s76Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  81/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:3,671
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  80/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

PlansUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2005Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 2005:10Rank Score:3,641
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:514
Average Rating:  75/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Nadja 3 0%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Alanis Morissette 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
Porcupine Tree 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 460 46%
United Kingdom 185 18%
Canada 51 5%
Sweden 30 3%
Japan 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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