Best Albums of 2004

Listed below are the best albums of 2004 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2004 year summaryThe best artists of 2004 were Arcade Fire, Madvillain, Green Day, The Killers, Kanye West, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Daniel Dumile and MF DOOM.
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2004
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58,068
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18,071
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10,137
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5,609
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4,939
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4,064
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3,321
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2004 composition

Country Albums %


United States 450 45%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 49 5%
Germany 38 4%
Sweden 33 3%
Australia 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 940 94%
Yes 60 6%
Live? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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