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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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    The White Stripes

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    ranked low on reranks The White Stripes

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    most listed Radiohead

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    The Strokes

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    The Flaming Lips

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    Beck Hansen

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    Radiohead

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    Wilco

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    Queens of the Stone Age

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    Arctic Monkeys

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    Vampire Weekend

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    Outkast

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arcade Fire

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    Daft Punk

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    MGMT

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    ranked low on reranks Amy Winehouse

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks LCD Soundsystem

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    Arctic Monkeys

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    Sufjan Stevens

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    U2

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Portishead

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    The White Stripes

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Libertines

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    Modest Mouse

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    ranked low on reranks Johnny Cash

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Strokes

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    ranked low on reranks Coldplay

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    Alice

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    Coldplay

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Mars Volta

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    ranked low on reranks The White Stripes

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    Radiohead

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    Interpol

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    Elliott Smith

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    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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    Modest Mouse

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    often listed & added by galenandrews Green Day

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    Johnny Cash

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    added by but chickens double d Eminem

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    Beck Hansen

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Animal Collective

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    The Raconteurs

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    Queens of the Stone Age

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    Sigur Rós

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    The Black Keys

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    PJ Harvey

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    The Black Keys

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