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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 38,000 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, M83, Adele, Foo Fighters and Destroyer.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

Take CareCanada Drake
Year of Release:2011Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2011:21Rank Score:2,231
Rank in 2010s131Overall Rank:1,131
Average Rating:  71/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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22.

Father, Son, Holy GhostUnited States Girls
Year of Release:2011Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2011:22Rank Score:2,206
Rank in 2010s134Overall Rank:1,147
Average Rating:  77/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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YuckUnited Kingdom Yuck
Year of Release:2011Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 2011:23Rank Score:2,167
Rank in 2010s135Overall Rank:1,161
Average Rating:  75/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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24.

The King is DeadUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2011Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 2011:24Rank Score:2,097
Rank in 2010s137Overall Rank:1,194
Average Rating:  73/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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25.

Mylo XylotoUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2011Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2011:25Rank Score:2,059
Rank in 2010s141Overall Rank:1,209
Average Rating:  60/100 (653 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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26.

The English RivieraUnited Kingdom Metronomy
Year of Release:2011Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2011:26Rank Score:1,852
Rank in 2010s146Overall Rank:1,294
Average Rating:  74/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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27.

50 Words For SnowUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2011Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 2011:27Rank Score:1,826
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:1,306
Average Rating:  73/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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28.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying BirdsUnited Kingdom Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Year of Release:2011Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2011:28Rank Score:1,738
Rank in 2010s155Overall Rank:1,380
Average Rating:  74/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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House Of BalloonsCanada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2011Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2011:29Rank Score:1,710
Rank in 2010s161Overall Rank:1,404
Average Rating:  76/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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30.

My Head Is An AnimalIceland Of Monsters And Men
Year of Release:2011Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 2011:30Rank Score:1,529
Rank in 2010s171Overall Rank:1,534
Average Rating:  72/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
소녀시대 [Girls' Generation] 2 0%
Lil Wayne 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Bill Frisell 2 0%
Kate Bush 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 514 51%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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