Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Kanye West, Bloc Party, Sigur Rós, Bright Eyes, The National, Animal Collective, Coldplay and System Of A Down.
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Country Albums %

United States 449 45%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 47 5%
Sweden 33 3%
Japan 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 937 94%
Yes 63 6%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
9. Madvillainy by Madvillain
10. Lift Yr. 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. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
17. Demon Days by Gorillaz
18. Amnesiac by Radiohead
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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