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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 24,000 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:659 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:20,259
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:92
Average Rating:  82/100 (976 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:10,965
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  83/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:10,081
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  79/100 (716 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,854
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:304
Average Rating:  80/100 (524 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,076
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  78/100 (582 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,897
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  67/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,788
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:360
Average Rating:  70/100 (703 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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8.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,796
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  76/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,772
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  75/100 (540 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,108
Rank in 2000s126Overall Rank:632
Average Rating:  75/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Archive 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
Causa Sui 2 0%
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy 2 0%
Natural Snow Buildings 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 490 49%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 18 2%
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