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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 37,000 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.
20002,736409,421 Kid A (6th)
by Radiohead
20012,793359,036
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Is This It (24th)
by The Strokes
20022,872363,625 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (47th)
by Wilco
20033,208313,063 Elephant (72nd)
by The White Stripes
20043,102372,253 Funeral (9th)
by Arcade Fire
20053,372323,382 Illinois (55th)
by Sufjan Stevens
20063,481304,128 Whatever People Say I Am, That's... (45th)
by Arctic Monkeys
20073,588447,934 In Rainbows (12th)
by Radiohead
20083,737253,956 Fleet Foxes (111th)
by Fleet Foxes
20093,845265,828 Merriweather Post Pavilion (99th)
by Animal Collective
Total32,7343,412,626

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
981.

A Book Like ThisAustralia Angus & Julia Stone
Year of Release:2007Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2007:105Rank Score:409
Rank in 2000s981Overall Rank:4,280
Average Rating:  74/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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982.

Our Earthly PleasuresUnited Kingdom Maxïmo Park
Year of Release:2007Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2007:106Rank Score:408
Rank in 2000s982Overall Rank:4,284
Average Rating:  72/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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983.

The Sun And The MoonUnited States The Bravery
Year of Release:2007Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2007:107Rank Score:408
Rank in 2000s983Overall Rank:4,290
Average Rating:  69/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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984.

IndestructibleUnited States Disturbed
Year of Release:2008Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2008:97Rank Score:408
Rank in 2000s984Overall Rank:4,291
Average Rating:  65/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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985.

RealityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2003Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 2003:108Rank Score:406
Rank in 2000s985Overall Rank:4,298
Average Rating:  73/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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986.

Excuses For TravellersUnited Kingdom Mojave 3
Year of Release:2000Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2000:90Rank Score:406
Rank in 2000s986Overall Rank:4,302
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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987.

Do You Like Rock Music?United Kingdom British Sea Power
Year of Release:2008Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2008:98Rank Score:406
Rank in 2000s987Overall Rank:4,305
Average Rating:  77/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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988.

BlackoutUnited States Dropkick Murphys
Year of Release:2003Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2003:109Rank Score:406
Rank in 2000s988Overall Rank:4,307
Average Rating:  71/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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989.

Peaceful, The World Lays Me DownUnited Kingdom Noah And The Whale
Year of Release:2008Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2008:99Rank Score:405
Rank in 2000s989Overall Rank:4,308
Average Rating:  70/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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990.

O.C.M.SUnited States Old Crow Medicine Show
Year of Release:2004Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2004:89Rank Score:404
Rank in 2000s990Overall Rank:4,312
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 2000s composition

Year Albums %


2000 93 9%
2001 97 10%
2002 99 10%
2003 109 11%
2004 89 9%
2005 101 10%
2006 101 10%
2007 109 11%
2008 100 10%
2009 102 10%
Artist Albums %


Animal Collective 6 1%
Radiohead 5 1%
Muse 5 1%
Death Cab For Cutie 5 1%
The Decemberists 5 1%
The White Stripes 5 1%
The Black Keys 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 550 55%
United Kingdom 234 23%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 24 2%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
France 20 2%
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