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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 24,000 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:131 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,365
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:589
Average Rating:  80/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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12.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,317
Rank in 2000s121Overall Rank:596
Average Rating:  77/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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13.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:3,239
Rank in 2000s122Overall Rank:607
Average Rating:  75/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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14.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:3,063
Rank in 2000s128Overall Rank:638
Average Rating:  79/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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15.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:2,810
Rank in 2000s136Overall Rank:684
Average Rating:  78/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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16.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,653
Rank in 2000s145Overall Rank:723
Average Rating:  76/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,429
Rank in 2000s158Overall Rank:789
Average Rating:  73/100 (259 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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18.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,342
Rank in 2000s161Overall Rank:809
Average Rating:  76/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,266
Rank in 2000s165Overall Rank:833
Average Rating:  78/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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20.

In Between DreamsUnited States Jack Johnson
Year of Release:2005Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:2,199
Rank in 2000s173Overall Rank:860
Average Rating:  72/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
Nightwish 2 0%
System Of A Down 2 0%
Merzbow 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 48 5%
Sweden 30 3%
Japan 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
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