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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:716 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:21,473
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:98
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,057 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:11,661
Rank in 2000s36Overall Rank:192
Average Rating:  83/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:10,458
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:222
Average Rating:  79/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:400 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:7,124
Rank in 2000s62Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  80/100 (553 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,344
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  78/100 (617 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,125
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:360
Average Rating:  70/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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7.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,914
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  67/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:4,228
Rank in 2000s100Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  75/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,938
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:534
Average Rating:  76/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,387
Rank in 2000s122Overall Rank:618
Average Rating:  75/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Morrissey 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Boston Spaceships 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 497 50%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 64 6%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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