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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 17,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The xx, The Antlers, 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:509 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:16,246
Rank in 2000s12Overall Rank:92
Average Rating:  81/100 (714 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:8,282
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  82/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:8,282
Rank in 2000s39Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  80/100 (532 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:5,449
Rank in 2000s63Overall Rank:301
Average Rating:  80/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,390
Rank in 2000s64Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  78/100 (437 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,336
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:305
Average Rating:  68/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:4,769
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:335
Average Rating:  68/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,380
Rank in 2000s96Overall Rank:471
Average Rating:  75/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,369
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:472
Average Rating:  76/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:2,846
Rank in 2000s116Overall Rank:547
Average Rating:  75/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Dumas 4 0%
Nadja 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Kurt Vile 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
The Flaming Lips 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 176 18%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
France 19 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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