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Best Albums of 2005

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Bloc Party, Sigur Rós, Bright Eyes, Kanye West, Coldplay, The National, Animal Collective and System Of A Down.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,264 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:38,085
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,485 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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2.

Demon DaysUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2005Appears in:833 charts
Rank in 2005:2Rank Score:20,648
Rank in 2000s21Overall Rank:123
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,269 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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3.

Silent AlarmUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2005Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 2005:3Rank Score:11,416
Rank in 2000s43Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  78/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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4.

Takk...Iceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2005Appears in:480 charts
Rank in 2005:4Rank Score:10,790
Rank in 2000s47Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  82/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Late RegistrationUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2005Appears in:548 charts
Rank in 2005:5Rank Score:9,908
Rank in 2000s53Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  83/100 (865 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningUnited States Bright Eyes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 2005:6Rank Score:9,493
Rank in 2000s56Overall Rank:297
Average Rating:  78/100 (601 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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7.

AlligatorUnited States The National
Year of Release:2005Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2005:7Rank Score:8,015
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  80/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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8.

X&YUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2005Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 2005:8Rank Score:7,997
Rank in 2000s68Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  71/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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9.

FeelsUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2005Appears in:294 charts
Rank in 2005:9Rank Score:5,911
Rank in 2000s89Overall Rank:452
Average Rating:  80/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

PlansUnited States Death Cab For Cutie
Year of Release:2005Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2005:10Rank Score:5,350
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:493
Average Rating:  76/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
Coil 2 0%
The Mountain Goats 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
The Go-Betweens 2 0%
MGMT 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 460 46%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Japan 31 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Australia 26 3%
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