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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:557 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:17,815
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:94
Average Rating:  82/100 (819 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:362 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:9,710
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  82/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,690
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  79/100 (608 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,142
Rank in 2000s60Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  80/100 (457 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:294 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,685
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  78/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,494
Rank in 2000s70Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  68/100 (437 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,252
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  69/100 (610 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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8.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,589
Rank in 2000s98Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  75/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,420
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  75/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,140
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  74/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Dumas 2 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
Freddie Gibbs 2 0%
Tom Waits 2 0%
Drake 2 0%
Mulatu Astatke 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Canada 68 7%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 20 2%
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