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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, 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:637 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:19,808
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:93
Average Rating:  82/100 (947 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:10,648
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  83/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:9,681
Rank in 2000s41Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  79/100 (699 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:6,550
Rank in 2000s59Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  80/100 (505 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:5,985
Rank in 2000s70Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  78/100 (559 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:5,860
Rank in 2000s71Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  67/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:5,721
Rank in 2000s76Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  70/100 (690 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:3,683
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  75/100 (523 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:3,650
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  76/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 23 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:3,114
Rank in 2000s125Overall Rank:613
Average Rating:  75/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Kurt Vile 2 0%
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
Parov Stelar 2 0%
Mulatu Astatke 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 62 6%
Australia 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 17 2%
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