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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 28,000 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:741 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:22,538
Rank in 2000s13Overall Rank:97
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,109 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:445 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:12,034
Rank in 2000s37Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  83/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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3.

xxUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2009Appears in:490 charts
Rank in 2009:3Rank Score:10,675
Rank in 2000s42Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  79/100 (815 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:7,350
Rank in 2000s65Overall Rank:322
Average Rating:  80/100 (573 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:6,522
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  79/100 (641 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,245
Rank in 2000s74Overall Rank:364
Average Rating:  70/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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7.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:6,001
Rank in 2000s75Overall Rank:379
Average Rating:  67/100 (565 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:4,254
Rank in 2000s102Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  75/100 (611 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence And The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:4,015
Rank in 2000s106Overall Rank:544
Average Rating:  76/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,462
Rank in 2000s123Overall Rank:625
Average Rating:  75/100 (325 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%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
Tom Waits 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Mae 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 493 49%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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