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Best Albums of the 2000s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2000s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20002,803412,849 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,851364,768
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by The Strokes
20022,920366,706 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (48th)
by Wilco
20033,282315,691 Elephant (73rd)
by The White Stripes
20043,179376,121 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,418326,883 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,557306,913 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (46th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,621452,834 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,794256,704 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,895266,848 Merriweather Post Pavilion (98th)
by Animal Collective
Total33,3203,446,316

The best artists of the 2000s were Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Coldplay, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, The White Stripes, Animal Collective, Wilco and Sufjan Stevens.
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RankAlbumArtist
108.

Silent ShoutSweden The Knife
Year of Release:2006Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2006:12Rank Score:4,497
Rank in 2000s108Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  80/100 (354 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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120.

Blackwater ParkSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2001Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2001:13Rank Score:3,977
Rank in 2000s120Overall Rank:651
Average Rating:  78/100 (323 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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179.

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2009Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,524
Rank in 2000s179Overall Rank:981
Average Rating:  78/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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261.

Shallow GraveSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2008Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2008:18Rank Score:1,709
Rank in 2000s261Overall Rank:1,375
Average Rating:  78/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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282.

DamnationSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2003Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2003:29Rank Score:1,596
Rank in 2000s282Overall Rank:1,478
Average Rating:  78/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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294.

Night Falls Over KortedalaSweden Jens Lekman
Year of Release:2007Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2007:33Rank Score:1,544
Rank in 2000s294Overall Rank:1,513
Average Rating:  79/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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353.

Ghost ReveriesSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2005Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2005:43Rank Score:1,274
Rank in 2000s353Overall Rank:1,771
Average Rating:  80/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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421.

Veni Vidi ViciousSweden The Hives
Year of Release:2000Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 2000:45Rank Score:1,086
Rank in 2000s421Overall Rank:2,026
Average Rating:  74/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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463.

WatershedSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2008Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2008:40Rank Score:987
Rank in 2000s463Overall Rank:2,191
Average Rating:  78/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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497.

Lesser MattersSweden The Radio Dept.
Year of Release:2003Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2003:60Rank Score:899
Rank in 2000s497Overall Rank:2,346
Average Rating:  79/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 99 10%
2003 111 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 102 10%
2006 102 10%
2007 106 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 101 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Bright Eyes 5 1%
Porcupine Tree 5 1%
Modest Mouse 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 23 2%
Sweden 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 20 2%
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