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The Best Albums of the 2000s

List Criteria: Only albums released between Jan. 2000 and Dec. 2009

List of the best albums of the 2000s decade, voted on and ranked by fans and critics. This list includes the greatest albums released between January 2000 and December 2009. Despite the rising popularity of song singles and accessibility through iTunes and other mp3 formats, the titles listed prove that the in the 00s, the album was as strong and creative as ever. This list contains the best 00s albums from all genres, from hip hop to pop to indie rock to metal. Vote for your favorites to move them up the list, or press "rerank" to create your own personalized order that will impact this ultimate list.
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    Arcade Fire

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    Radiohead

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    most listed Radiohead

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    The White Stripes

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    The Strokes

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    ranked low on reranks The White Stripes

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Radiohead

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    The Flaming Lips

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    Beck Hansen

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    Wilco

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    Queens of the Stone Age

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Portishead

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    Arctic Monkeys

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    Vampire Weekend

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    ranked low on reranks Outkast

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arctic Monkeys

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Alice

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Mars Volta

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    ranked low on reranks U2

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    ranked low on reranks Daft Punk

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    ranked low on reranks Modest Mouse

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks LCD Soundsystem

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    Johnny Cash

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    Sufjan Stevens

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    MGMT

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    The Libertines

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    Arcade Fire

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Strokes

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    ranked low on reranks Beck Hansen

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Radiohead

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    ranked low on reranks Amy Winehouse

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    Johnny Cash

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    Coldplay

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    Animal Collective

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    PJ Harvey

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ryan Adams

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    Modest Mouse

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    The White Stripes

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    The Black Keys

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    Elliott Smith

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    Queens of the Stone Age

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    The Black Keys

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    Interpol

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Mars Volta

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    Tool

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    Coldplay

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    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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    Broken Social Scene

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    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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