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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 23,000 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, Kanye West, System Of A Down and Animal Collective.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,364
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:583
Average Rating:  80/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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12.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,323
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  77/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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13.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:3,150
Rank in 2000s125Overall Rank:617
Average Rating:  75/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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14.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:2,992
Rank in 2000s129Overall Rank:645
Average Rating:  79/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,810
Rank in 2000s136Overall Rank:673
Average Rating:  78/100 (270 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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16.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,592
Rank in 2000s147Overall Rank:739
Average Rating:  76/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,430
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:785
Average Rating:  73/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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18.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,335
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:806
Average Rating:  76/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,276
Rank in 2000s166Overall Rank:824
Average Rating:  78/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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20.

In Between DreamsUnited States Jack Johnson
Year of Release:2005Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:2,178
Rank in 2000s171Overall Rank:853
Average Rating:  72/100 (198 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Cream 2 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
Neil Diamond 2 0%
Håkan Hellström 2 0%
Ryan Adams And The Cardinals 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 50 5%
Sweden 30 3%
Japan 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Australia 27 3%
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