Best Albums of 2004

Listed below are the best albums of 2004 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2004 year summaryThe best artists of 2004 were Arcade Fire, Madvillain, Green Day, Kanye West, The Killers (US), Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse, Interpol, Daniel Dumile and MF DOOM.
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2004
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41,907
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10,117
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9,330
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8,162
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4,740
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4,375
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3,548
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3,422
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Best Albums of 2004 composition

Country Albums %


United States 440 44%
United Kingdom 173 17%
Canada 49 5%
Germany 44 4%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Sweden 31 3%
Australia 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 938 94%
Yes 62 6%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Madvillainy by Madvillain
9. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
10. Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
11. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
12. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
13. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Amnesiac by Radiohead
17. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
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