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Best Albums of 2011

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys, Radiohead, The Black Keys, PJ Harvey, Adele, M83, Foo Fighters and Destroyer.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:720 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,433
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,087 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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2.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:715 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,724
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,065 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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3.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,369
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:304
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (652 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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4.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:698 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,239
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:341
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,675 votes)
Comments: 211 comments
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5.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:7,377
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  78/100 (900 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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6.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:514 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:7,365
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:371
Average Rating:  80/100 (752 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,411
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:491
Average Rating:  77/100 (524 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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8.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,404
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  71/100 (735 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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9.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,065
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:524
Average Rating:  76/100 (649 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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10.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,417
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:585
Average Rating:  79/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Thee Oh Sees 2 0%
C418 2 0%
The Rolling Stones 2 0%
Steve Hackett 2 0%
Foo Fighters 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 513 51%
United Kingdom 177 18%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Germany 27 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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