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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 19,000 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
11.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,053
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  75/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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12.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,012
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  79/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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13.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:2,989
Rank in 2000s119Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  80/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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14.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:2,878
Rank in 2000s122Overall Rank:592
Average Rating:  74/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,495
Rank in 2000s137Overall Rank:660
Average Rating:  77/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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16.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,287
Rank in 2000s145Overall Rank:714
Average Rating:  75/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,268
Rank in 2000s148Overall Rank:721
Average Rating:  72/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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18.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,254
Rank in 2000s152Overall Rank:729
Average Rating:  76/100 (347 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,104
Rank in 2000s160Overall Rank:777
Average Rating:  78/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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20.

Clap Your Hands Say YeahUnited States Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Year of Release:2005Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:1,977
Rank in 2000s169Overall Rank:816
Average Rating:  75/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Mount Eerie 4 0%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Nadja 3 0%
Neil Diamond 2 0%
The Mountain Goats 2 0%
Kenny Chesney 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 46%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 52 5%
Sweden 31 3%
Australia 29 3%
Japan 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 2%
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