Best Albums of 2005

Listed below are the best albums of 2005 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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, Coldplay, Animal Collective and Death Cab For Cutie.
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2005
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117
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Year of Release:
2005
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117
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Year of Release:
2005
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117
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Year of Release:
2005
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117
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2005
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116
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116
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Year of Release:
2005
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116
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Year of Release:
2005
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116
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Year of Release:
2005
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115
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Year of Release:
2005
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115
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 23 of 100

Best Albums of 2005 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Bright Eyes 3 0%
The Mountain Goats 2 0%
Johnny Cash 2 0%
MGMT 2 0%
Dream Theater 2 0%
Shakira 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 457 46%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Japan 27 3%
Australia 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 941 94%
Yes 59 6%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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