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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:542 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:16,251
Rank in 2000s10Overall Rank:81
Average Rating: 84/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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2.

Demon DaysUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2005Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 2005:2Rank Score:9,706
Rank in 2000s28Overall Rank:150
Average Rating: 79/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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3.

Silent AlarmUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2005Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2005:3Rank Score:7,408
Rank in 2000s39Overall Rank:204
Average Rating: 78/100 (349 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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4.

Takk...Iceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2005Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 2005:4Rank Score:6,324
Rank in 2000s45Overall Rank:236
Average Rating: 81/100 (323 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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5.

I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 2005:5Rank Score:6,024
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:247
Average Rating: 78/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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6.

X&YUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2005Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2005:6Rank Score:5,089
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:289
Average Rating: 72/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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7.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:5,042
Rank in 2000s60Overall Rank:291
Average Rating: 79/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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8.

Late RegistrationUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2005Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:3,645
Rank in 2000s84Overall Rank:391
Average Rating: 78/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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9.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:2,986
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:471
Average Rating: 76/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

PlansUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2005Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2005:10Rank Score:2,901
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:483
Average Rating: 75/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
The Drones 2 0%
Dave Matthews Band 2 0%
The Fall 2 0%
The Fiery Furnaces 2 0%
System Of A Down 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 176 18%
Canada 52 5%
Australia 38 4%
Sweden 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Japan 23 2%
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