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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, 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:652 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:20,090
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:95
Average Rating:  82/100 (967 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:10,938
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  83/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:9,848
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  79/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,815
Rank in 2000s58Overall Rank:299
Average Rating:  80/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:332 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,024
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  78/100 (576 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,794
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:356
Average Rating:  67/100 (506 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,697
Rank in 2000s76Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  70/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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8.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,767
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  76/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,726
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  75/100 (535 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,108
Rank in 2000s126Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  75/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Kurt Vile 2 0%
Boston Spaceships 2 0%
Parov Stelar 2 0%
Tom Waits 2 0%
Armia 2 0%
Neil Young 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 492 49%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 62 6%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 18 2%
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