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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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

Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:704 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:21,290
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:95
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,047 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:422 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:11,416
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  83/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:10,451
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:222
Average Rating:  79/100 (769 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:7,153
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:309
Average Rating:  80/100 (550 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,282
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  79/100 (611 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,059
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  70/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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7.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,971
Rank in 2000s76Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  67/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:4,064
Rank in 2000s101Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  75/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,847
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  76/100 (426 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,337
Rank in 2000s124Overall Rank:620
Average Rating:  75/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Neil Young 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
Drake 2 0%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Mulatu Astatke 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 496 50%
United Kingdom 190 19%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 18 2%
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