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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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RankAlbumArtist
11.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,061
Rank in 2000s108Overall Rank:504
Average Rating: 75/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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12.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:2,778
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:549
Average Rating: 75/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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13.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:2,488
Rank in 2000s129Overall Rank:608
Average Rating: 78/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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14.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:2,465
Rank in 2000s131Overall Rank:616
Average Rating: 80/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,325
Rank in 2000s136Overall Rank:647
Average Rating: 78/100 (179 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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16.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,214
Rank in 2000s146Overall Rank:676
Average Rating: 76/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,093
Rank in 2000s151Overall Rank:708
Average Rating: 72/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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18.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,064
Rank in 2000s155Overall Rank:719
Average Rating: 74/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,040
Rank in 2000s156Overall Rank:723
Average Rating: 78/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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20.

Clap Your Hands Say YeahUnited States Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Year of Release:2005Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:1,823
Rank in 2000s167Overall Rank:810
Average Rating: 75/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Mount Eerie 5 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Nadja 3 0%
Belle & Sebastian 2 0%
Wintersleep 2 0%
Cardiacs 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Japan 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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