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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:919 charts
Rank in 2009:1Rank Score:25,707
Rank in 2000s14Overall Rank:99
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,366 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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2.

HospiceUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2009Appears in:550 charts
Rank in 2009:2Rank Score:13,661
Rank in 2000s38Overall Rank:205
Average Rating:  82/100 (720 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:11,727
Rank in 2000s43Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  78/100 (977 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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4.

VeckatimestUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2009Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 2009:4Rank Score:8,286
Rank in 2000s66Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  80/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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5.

Wolfgang Amadeus PhoenixFrance Phoenix
Year of Release:2009Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2009:5Rank Score:7,720
Rank in 2000s72Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  79/100 (773 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6.

Sigh No MoreUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2009Appears in:316 charts
Rank in 2009:6Rank Score:6,551
Rank in 2000s78Overall Rank:412
Average Rating:  67/100 (654 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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7.

The ResistanceUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2009Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2009:7Rank Score:6,390
Rank in 2000s81Overall Rank:422
Average Rating:  70/100 (936 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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8.

HumbugUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2009Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 2009:8Rank Score:5,230
Rank in 2000s96Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  76/100 (778 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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9.

LungsUnited Kingdom Florence + The Machine
Year of Release:2009Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2009:9Rank Score:5,210
Rank in 2000s98Overall Rank:519
Average Rating:  76/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic AsylumUnited Kingdom Kasabian
Year of Release:2009Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 2009:10Rank Score:3,785
Rank in 2000s130Overall Rank:689
Average Rating:  75/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 2009 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Morrissey 3 0%
Animal Collective 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Kurt Vile 2 0%
Parov Stelar 2 0%
Brother Ali 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 21 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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