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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 16,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, Muse, 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:494 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:15,678
Rank in 2000s12Overall Rank:92
Average Rating: 81/100 (689 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:8,418
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:194
Average Rating: 81/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,188
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:201
Average Rating: 80/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:5,333
Rank in 2000s61Overall Rank:295
Average Rating: 80/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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5.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,319
Rank in 2000s63Overall Rank:298
Average Rating: 68/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,263
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:302
Average Rating: 78/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:4,714
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:327
Average Rating: 68/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,477
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:447
Average Rating: 75/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,309
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:463
Average Rating: 76/100 (283 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,817
Rank in 2000s114Overall Rank:539
Average Rating: 75/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Dumas 4 0%
Nadja 3 0%
Kurt Vile 2 0%
Neil Young 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
France 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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