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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 37,000 greatest album charts.

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2004 year summaryThe best artists of 2004 were Arcade Fire, Madvillain, The Killers, Green Day, 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:2,413 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:105,081
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,993 votes)
Comments: 346 comments
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2.

MadvillainyMixed Nationality Madvillain
Year of Release:2004Appears in:724 charts
Rank in 2004:2Rank Score:20,144
Rank in 2000s24Overall Rank:128
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (787 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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3.

Hot FussUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2004Appears in:808 charts
Rank in 2004:3Rank Score:19,325
Rank in 2000s26Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,234 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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4.

American IdiotUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2004Appears in:784 charts
Rank in 2004:4Rank Score:19,277
Rank in 2000s27Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  74/100 (1,477 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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5.

The College DropoutUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2004Appears in:626 charts
Rank in 2004:5Rank Score:13,638
Rank in 2000s35Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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6.

Good News For People Who Love Bad NewsUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:2004Appears in:516 charts
Rank in 2004:6Rank Score:9,885
Rank in 2000s54Overall Rank:286
Average Rating:  80/100 (777 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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7.

Franz FerdinandUnited Kingdom Franz Ferdinand
Year of Release:2004Appears in:618 charts
Rank in 2004:7Rank Score:9,557
Rank in 2000s55Overall Rank:293
Average Rating:  78/100 (970 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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8.

AnticsUnited States Interpol
Year of Release:2004Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2004:8Rank Score:6,575
Rank in 2000s77Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  79/100 (583 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

SmileUnited States Brian Wilson
Year of Release:2004Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 2004:9Rank Score:5,035
Rank in 2000s99Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  79/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

Hopes And FearsUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2004Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2004:10Rank Score:4,495
Rank in 2000s107Overall Rank:574
Average Rating:  73/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
John Frusciante 3 0%
Pentangle 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
The Cure 2 0%
Fairport Convention 2 0%
Europe 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 179 18%
Canada 51 5%
Sweden 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 26 3%
Germany 25 3%
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