Best Albums of 2004

Listed below are the best albums of 2004 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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), Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Daniel Dumile and MF DOOM.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 23 of 100

Best Albums of 2004 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 175 18%
Canada 49 5%
Germany 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Australia 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 937 94%
Yes 63 6%
Live? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of 1984
1. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
2. The Smiths by The Smiths
3. Ride The Lightning by Metallica
4. Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
5. Let It Be by The Replacements
6. Hatful Of Hollow by The Smiths
7. Double Nickels On The Dime by Minutemen
8. Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
9. Legend by Bob Marley & The Wailers
10. Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü
11. Treasure by Cocteau Twins
12. Powerslave by Iron Maiden
13. Ocean Rain by Echo & The Bunnymen
14. The Unforgettable Fire by U2
15. Reckoning by R.E.M.
16. 1984 by Van Halen
17. Diamond Life by Sade
18. Meat Puppets II by Meat Puppets
19. Rattlesnakes by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
20. Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa by Keith Jarrett / Gidon Kremer; Dennis Russell Davies / Staatsorchester Stuttgart; The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Saulius Sondeckis / Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / Alfred Schnittke
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