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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 16,000 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 Animal Collective.
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Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,043
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:495
Average Rating: 75/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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12.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:2,720
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:553
Average Rating: 75/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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13.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:2,528
Rank in 2000s127Overall Rank:593
Average Rating: 79/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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14.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:2,433
Rank in 2000s131Overall Rank:611
Average Rating: 80/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,329
Rank in 2000s135Overall Rank:634
Average Rating: 78/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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16.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,119
Rank in 2000s150Overall Rank:689
Average Rating: 72/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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17.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,112
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:692
Average Rating: 77/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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18.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,005
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:724
Average Rating: 78/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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19.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:1,921
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:758
Average Rating: 74/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.

Clap Your Hands Say YeahUnited States Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Year of Release:2005Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:1,786
Rank in 2000s168Overall Rank:805
Average Rating: 75/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Mount Eerie 5 1%
Nadja 3 0%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
Magnolia Electric Co. 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 467 47%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Japan 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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