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Best Albums of 2009

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Florence And The Machine, Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:572 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:18,057
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:93
Average Rating:  82/100 (839 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:9,987
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  82/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,657
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  79/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,241
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  80/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,700
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  78/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,559
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  68/100 (449 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,229
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  69/100 (617 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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8.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,651
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  76/100 (347 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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9.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,446
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  75/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,235
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  75/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Tom Waits 2 0%
The Devin Townsend Project 2 0%
Natural Snow Buildings 2 0%
Causa Sui 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Canada 69 7%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 20 2%
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