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2009 Music Year End List Aggregate

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These numbers are obtained from the 25 lists found along the right side of this page.

1
Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

Animal Collective

Merriweather Post Pavilion

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
2
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

Grizzly Bear

Veckatimest

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
3
Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Phoenix

Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
4
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

It's Blitz!

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
5
Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

Dirty Projectors

Bitte Orca

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
6
The xx - xx

The xx

xx

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
7
Neko Case - Middle Cyclone

Neko Case

Middle Cyclone

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
8
Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport

Fuck Buttons

Tarot Sport

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
9
Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II

Raekwon

Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
10
Fever Ray - Fever Ray

Fever Ray

Fever Ray

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
11
Girls - Album

Girls

Album

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
12
Bat For Lashes - Two Suns

Bat For Lashes

Two Suns

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
13
The Horrors - Primary Colours

The Horrors

Primary Colours

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
14
The Antlers - Hospice

The Antlers

Hospice

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
15
The Flaming Lips - Embryonic

The Flaming Lips

Embryonic

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
16
St. Vincent - Actor

St. Vincent

Actor

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
17
Wild Beasts - Two Dancers

Wild Beasts

Two Dancers

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
18
Wilco - Wilco (The Album)

Wilco

Wilco (The Album)

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
19
Passion Pit - Manners

Passion Pit

Manners

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
20
The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You

The Avett Brothers

I and Love and You

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
21
Florence + The Machine - Lungs

Florence + The Machine

Lungs

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
22
Japandroids - Post-Nothing

Japandroids

Post-Nothing

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
23
Arctic Monkeys - Humbug

Arctic Monkeys

Humbug

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
24
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
25
The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love

The Decemberists

The Hazards of Love

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
26
Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career

Camera Obscura

My Maudlin Career

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
27
Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer

Sunset Rubdown

Dragonslayer

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
28
Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers

Manic Street Preachers

Journal For Plague Lovers

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
29
Mastodon - Crack The Skye

Mastodon

Crack The Skye

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
30
Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

Bill Callahan

Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
31
Mos Def - The Ecstatic

Mos Def

The Ecstatic

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
32
Atlas Sound - Logos

Atlas Sound

Logos

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
33
Jay Z - The Blueprint 3

Jay Z

The Blueprint 3

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
34
Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions

Sunn O)))

Monoliths and Dimensions

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
35
Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk

Monsters of Folk

Monsters of Folk

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
36
U2 - No Line on the Horizon

U2

No Line on the Horizon

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
37
Antony and the Johnsons - The Crying Light

Antony and the Johnsons

The Crying Light

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
38
Micachu and the Shapes - Jewellery

Micachu and the Shapes

Jewellery

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
39
Future of the Left - Travels with Myself and Another

Future of the Left

Travels with Myself and Another

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
40
Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

Kasabian

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
41
The Dead Weather - Horehound

The Dead Weather

Horehound

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
42
Bob Dylan - Together Through Life

Bob Dylan

Together Through Life

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
43
Andrew Bird - Noble Beast

Andrew Bird

Noble Beast

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
44
The Big Pink - A Brief History of Love

The Big Pink

A Brief History of Love

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
45
Sonic Youth - The Eternal

Sonic Youth

The Eternal

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
46
The Low Anthem - Oh My God, Charlie Darwin

The Low Anthem

Oh My God, Charlie Darwin

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
47
Various Artists - Dark Was The Night

Various Artists

Dark Was The Night

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
48
Drake - So Far Gone

Drake

So Far Gone

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
49
Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor

Jim O'Rourke

The Visitor

Amazon
50
Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem

Mount Eerie

Wind's Poem

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify

Honorable Mention:
The-Dream - Love vs Money (13), DOOM - Born Like This (13), Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown (13), Lily Allen - It's Not Me, It's You (13), HEALTH - Get Color (12), Bruce Springsteen - Working on a Dream (11), Super Furry Animals - Dark Days / Light Years (11), The Thermals - Now We Can See (11), The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come (11), Noah and The Whale - The First Days Of Spring (11), Discovery - LP (11), Metric - Fantasies (11), Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon: The End of Day (10), Richard Hawley - Truelove's Gutter (10), Muse - The Resistance (10), Jamie T - Kings & Queens (10), Doves - Kingdom of Rust (10), Julian Casablancas - Phrazes for the Young (10), Dan Deacon - Bromst (10), Telepathe - Dance Mother (9), Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures (9), Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs (9), Dinosaur Jr. - Farm (9), Cold Cave - Love Comes Close (8), Paramore - Brand New Eyes (8), Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains (8), Tinariwen - Imidiwan: Companions (8), JJ - jj n° 2 (8), Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster (8), Fanfarlo - Reservoir (8), Madness - The Liberty Of Norton Folgate (7), A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Ashes Grammar (7), K'Naan - Troubadour (7), Pearl Jam - Backspacer (7), Röyksopp - Junior (7), The Very Best - Warm Heart of Africa (7), Omar-S - Fabric 45 (6), Elvis Perkins - Elvis Perkins in Dearland (6), Bon Iver - Blood Bank EP (6), Kurt Vile - Childish Prodigy (6), Converge - Axe To Fall (6), Brother Ali - Us (6), Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (6), Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More (6), Memory Tapes - Seek Magic (6), Circulatory System - Signal Morning (6), DJ Quik & Kurupt - Blaqkout (6), Amadou & Mariam - Welcome to Mali (6), Emeralds - What Happened (6), The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage (6)

How Points are Measured
1st Place = 10 points
2nd Place = 8 points
3rd place = 6 points
Top 10 = 5 points
Top 25 = 3 points
Other = 1 points


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