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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 23,000 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, 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:626 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:19,665
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:93
Average Rating:  82/100 (935 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:10,445
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  83/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:9,386
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:221
Average Rating:  79/100 (686 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:352 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,497
Rank in 2000s58Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  80/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:324 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,982
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  78/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,725
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  67/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,660
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:354
Average Rating:  70/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,650
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  75/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,577
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  76/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,059
Rank in 2000s125Overall Rank:621
Average Rating:  75/100 (283 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Neil Young 3 0%
Armia 2 0%
Causa Sui 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
Natural Snow Buildings 2 0%
Drake 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 488 49%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 17 2%
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