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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 35,000 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.
20002,646402,751 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,702353,532
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,770359,640 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (46th)
by Wilco
20033,134309,407 Elephant (69th)
by The White Stripes
20043,017366,558 Funeral (7th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,283319,854 Illinois (57th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,397301,301 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,526442,185 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,639250,893 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,764262,723 Merriweather Post Pavilion (98th)
by Animal Collective
Total31,8783,368,845

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:259 charts
Rank in 2006:12Rank Score:4,396
Rank in 2000s108Overall Rank:575
Average Rating:  80/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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124.

Blackwater ParkSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2001Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 2001:13Rank Score:3,779
Rank in 2000s124Overall Rank:659
Average Rating:  78/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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175.

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2009Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,554
Rank in 2000s175Overall Rank:938
Average Rating:  78/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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270.

Shallow GraveSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2008Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 2008:19Rank Score:1,625
Rank in 2000s270Overall Rank:1,403
Average Rating:  78/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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301.

Night Falls Over KortedalaSweden Jens Lekman
Year of Release:2007Appears in:137 charts
Rank in 2007:34Rank Score:1,472
Rank in 2000s301Overall Rank:1,523
Average Rating:  79/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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303.

DamnationSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2003Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 2003:33Rank Score:1,468
Rank in 2000s303Overall Rank:1,529
Average Rating:  77/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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376.

Ghost ReveriesSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2005Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2005:47Rank Score:1,174
Rank in 2000s376Overall Rank:1,838
Average Rating:  79/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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414.

Veni Vidi ViciousSweden The Hives
Year of Release:2000Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2000:46Rank Score:1,098
Rank in 2000s414Overall Rank:1,958
Average Rating:  74/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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459.

WatershedSweden Opeth
Year of Release:2008Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2008:38Rank Score:973
Rank in 2000s459Overall Rank:2,149
Average Rating:  78/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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493.

Lesser MattersSweden The Radio Dept.
Year of Release:2003Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 2003:61Rank Score:898
Rank in 2000s493Overall Rank:2,283
Average Rating:  79/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 92 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 104 10%
2003 108 11%
2004 90 9%
2005 100 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 106 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
France 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
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