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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 36,000 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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11.

Crack The SkyeUnited States Mastodon
Year of Release:2009Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2009:11Rank Score:3,431
Rank in 2000s141Overall Rank:731
Average Rating:  80/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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12.

Bitte OrcaUnited States Dirty Projectors
Year of Release:2009Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2009:12Rank Score:3,315
Rank in 2000s145Overall Rank:751
Average Rating:  78/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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13.

Primary ColoursUnited Kingdom The Horrors
Year of Release:2009Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2009:13Rank Score:3,291
Rank in 2000s146Overall Rank:757
Average Rating:  77/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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14.

It's Blitz!United States Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Year of Release:2009Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 2009:14Rank Score:3,093
Rank in 2000s154Overall Rank:798
Average Rating:  78/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2009Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,552
Rank in 2000s177Overall Rank:957
Average Rating:  78/100 (259 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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16.

Man On The Moon: The End Of DayUnited States KiD CuDi
Year of Release:2009Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2009:16Rank Score:2,529
Rank in 2000s179Overall Rank:963
Average Rating:  75/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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17.

Them Crooked VulturesUnited States Them Crooked Vultures
Year of Release:2009Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2009:17Rank Score:2,492
Rank in 2000s180Overall Rank:973
Average Rating:  74/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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18.

ActorUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2009Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 2009:18Rank Score:2,400
Rank in 2000s189Overall Rank:1,014
Average Rating:  80/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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19.

The Fame MonsterUnited States Lady Gaga
Year of Release:2009Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 2009:19Rank Score:2,197
Rank in 2000s209Overall Rank:1,105
Average Rating:  65/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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20.

The Hazards Of LoveUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2009Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2009:20Rank Score:2,042
Rank in 2000s220Overall Rank:1,172
Average Rating:  75/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Neil Young 3 0%
Morrissey 3 0%
Animal Collective 3 0%
The Allman Brothers Band 2 0%
The Black Crowes 2 0%
Archive 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 489 49%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Sweden 20 2%
France 18 2%
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