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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, Mumford & Sons, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, 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:538 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:17,132
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:93
Average Rating:  81/100 (762 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:8,836
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  82/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,486
Rank in 2000s39Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  80/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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4.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:5,608
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  68/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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5.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,606
Rank in 2000s65Overall Rank:304
Average Rating:  80/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,495
Rank in 2000s67Overall Rank:311
Average Rating:  78/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,100
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  69/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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8.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,523
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:472
Average Rating:  76/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,446
Rank in 2000s99Overall Rank:485
Average Rating:  75/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,981
Rank in 2000s117Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  75/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Dumas 3 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
The Flaming Lips 2 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
Mulatu Astatke 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 477 48%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 20 2%
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