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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 27,000 greatest album charts.

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2005 year summaryThe best artists of 2005 were Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Bloc Party, Bright Eyes, Sigur Rós, Kanye West, Coldplay, The National, System Of A Down and Animal Collective.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

DeadwingUnited Kingdom Porcupine Tree
Year of Release:2005Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2005:11Rank Score:3,616
Rank in 2000s115Overall Rank:593
Average Rating:  80/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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12.

Frances The MuteUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2005Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2005:12Rank Score:3,552
Rank in 2000s118Overall Rank:603
Average Rating:  77/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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13.

MezmerizeUnited States System Of A Down
Year of Release:2005Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 2005:13Rank Score:3,400
Rank in 2000s126Overall Rank:632
Average Rating:  75/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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14.

ZUnited States My Morning Jacket
Year of Release:2005Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2005:14Rank Score:3,174
Rank in 2000s133Overall Rank:669
Average Rating:  78/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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15.

I Am A Bird NowUnited States Antony And The Johnsons
Year of Release:2005Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 2005:15Rank Score:3,161
Rank in 2000s134Overall Rank:672
Average Rating:  79/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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16.

Get Behind Me SatanUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2005Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:2,714
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:769
Average Rating:  76/100 (450 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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17.

WolfmotherAustralia Wolfmother
Year of Release:2005Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2005:17Rank Score:2,564
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:810
Average Rating:  73/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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18.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2005:18Rank Score:2,501
Rank in 2000s164Overall Rank:828
Average Rating:  77/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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19.

PicaresqueUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2005Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2005:19Rank Score:2,447
Rank in 2000s165Overall Rank:845
Average Rating:  78/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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20.

In Between DreamsUnited States Jack Johnson
Year of Release:2005Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2005:20Rank Score:2,330
Rank in 2000s171Overall Rank:881
Average Rating:  72/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
System Of A Down 2 0%
Cream 2 0%
New Order 2 0%
Thrice 2 0%
Beck 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
Japan 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Australia 23 2%
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