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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Grizzly Bear, 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:517 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:16,606
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:95
Average Rating:  81/100 (741 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:8,504
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:203
Average Rating:  82/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,353
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  80/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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4.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:5,486
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  78/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,361
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  68/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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6.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,312
Rank in 2000s69Overall Rank:318
Average Rating:  80/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:4,957
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  69/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,469
Rank in 2000s98Overall Rank:474
Average Rating:  75/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,406
Rank in 2000s99Overall Rank:479
Average Rating:  76/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,983
Rank in 2000s113Overall Rank:536
Average Rating:  75/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Dumas 3 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
Armia 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Tom Waits 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Sweden 20 2%
France 19 2%
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