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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 33,000 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:2,282 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:101,802
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,832 votes)
Comments: 333 comments
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2.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:760 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:18,449
Rank in 2000s25Overall Rank:132
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,161 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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3.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:736 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:18,355
Rank in 2000s26Overall Rank:133
Average Rating:  73/100 (1,410 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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4.

MadvillainyMixed Nationality Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:649 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:18,325
Rank in 2000s27Overall Rank:134
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (693 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:577 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:12,489
Rank in 2000s40Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  82/100 (951 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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6.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:587 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:9,381
Rank in 2000s52Overall Rank:276
Average Rating:  78/100 (918 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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7.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:9,375
Rank in 2000s53Overall Rank:278
Average Rating:  80/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:6,155
Rank in 2000s80Overall Rank:404
Average Rating:  79/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:4,476
Rank in 2000s105Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  79/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:4,124
Rank in 2000s112Overall Rank:587
Average Rating:  74/100 (376 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Prince 3 0%
Modest Mouse 2 0%
Therion 2 0%
Devendra Banhart 2 0%
Fairport Convention 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 469 47%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 51 5%
Sweden 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 26 3%
Germany 23 2%
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