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Best Albums of 2004

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2004 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 32,000 greatest album charts.

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2004 year summaryThe best artists of 2004 were Arcade Fire, The Killers, Green Day, Madvillain, Kanye West, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Brian Wilson and Keane.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:2,227 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:100,159
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,753 votes)
Comments: 321 comments
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2.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:733 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:17,797
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:133
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,123 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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3.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:709 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:17,719
Rank in 2000s26Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,375 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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4.

MadvillainyMixed Nationality Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:629 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:17,586
Rank in 2000s27Overall Rank:137
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:12,047
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  81/100 (896 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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6.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:9,097
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:281
Average Rating:  80/100 (706 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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7.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:561 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:9,024
Rank in 2000s54Overall Rank:284
Average Rating:  78/100 (900 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:6,162
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  78/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:4,512
Rank in 2000s104Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  79/100 (359 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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10.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:3,970
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:596
Average Rating:  73/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Prince 3 0%
Björk 2 0%
Tiësto 2 0%
Fairport Convention 2 0%
Devendra Banhart 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 171 17%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Germany 25 3%
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