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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 29,000 greatest album charts.

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

Merriweather Post PavilionUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2009Appears in:777 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:22,940
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:96
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,151 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:12,407
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  83/100 (605 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:11,135
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  79/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:427 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:7,696
Rank in 2000s63Overall Rank:321
Average Rating:  80/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:410 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,881
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  79/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,232
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:380
Average Rating:  70/100 (812 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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7.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:6,194
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:386
Average Rating:  67/100 (590 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:4,405
Rank in 2000s100Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  75/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:4,061
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  76/100 (458 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,525
Rank in 2000s127Overall Rank:644
Average Rating:  75/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Neil Young 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
Drake 2 0%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
Mae 2 0%
Oneohtrix Point Never 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 499 50%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
France 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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