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Best Albums of 2009

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2009 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 greatest album charts.

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2009 year summaryThe best artists of 2009 were Animal Collective, The Antlers, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine and Kasabian.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:905 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:25,649
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:99
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,352 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:540 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:13,297
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  82/100 (715 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:604 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:11,831
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  78/100 (970 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:8,185
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  80/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:468 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:7,686
Rank in 2000s73Overall Rank:364
Average Rating:  79/100 (764 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,501
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:410
Average Rating:  67/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:316 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:6,313
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:425
Average Rating:  70/100 (927 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:5,342
Rank in 2000s95Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  75/100 (768 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence + The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:289 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:4,994
Rank in 2000s103Overall Rank:534
Average Rating:  76/100 (534 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,752
Rank in 2000s129Overall Rank:685
Average Rating:  75/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Animal Collective 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
ሙላቱ አስታጥቄ [Mulatu Astatke] 2 0%
Oneohtrix Point Never 2 0%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
France 20 2%
Germany 19 2%
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