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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:133 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,417
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:565
Average Rating:  80/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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12.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,321
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  77/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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13.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:3,164
Rank in 2000s123Overall Rank:607
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:194 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:3,079
Rank in 2000s126Overall Rank:624
Average Rating:  79/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,847
Rank in 2000s133Overall Rank:664
Average Rating:  78/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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16.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,515
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:752
Average Rating:  76/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,432
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:777
Average Rating:  73/100 (255 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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18.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,331
Rank in 2000s159Overall Rank:797
Average Rating:  76/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,281
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:814
Average Rating:  78/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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20.

In Between DreamsUnited States Jack Johnson
Year of Release:2005Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:2,181
Rank in 2000s169Overall Rank:844
Average Rating:  72/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
Afrirampo 2 0%
Ryan Adams And The Cardinals 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Okkervil River 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 468 47%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 50 5%
Sweden 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Japan 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
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