100 Greatest Albums of 2009

  1. Lungs - Florence + the Machine
  2. Merriweather Post Pavilion - Animal Collective
  3. The Blueprint 3 - Jay-Z
  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
  5. BLACKsummers'night - Maxwell
  6. XX - The xx
  7. The Resistance - Muse
  8. The E.N.D. - Black Eyed Peas
  9. 21st Century Breakdown - Green Day
10. The Ecstatic - Mos Def
11. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Pt. 2 - Raekwon
12. Sigh No More - Mumford & Sons
13. Embryonic - The Flaming Lips
14. It's Not Me, It's You - Lily Allen
15. Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear
16. Horehound - The Dead Weather
17. For Your Entertainment - Adam Lambert
18. Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King - Dave Matthew Band
19. Black Gives Way to Blue - Alice in Chains
20. It's Blitz! - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
21. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
22. Bitte Orca - Dirty Projectors
23. Humbug - Arctic Monkeys
24. Post-Nothing - Japandroids
25. Ready - Trey Songz
26. Actor - St. Vincent
27. So Far Gone - Drake
28. Fever Ray - Fever Ray
29. Backspacer - Pearl Jam
30. Manners - Passion Pit
31. The Element of Freedom - Alicia Keys
32. Together Through Life - Bob Dylan
33. Tonight: - Franz Ferdinand
34. Middle Cyclone - Neko Case
35. No Line on the Horizon - U2
36. Battle Studies - John Mayer
37. Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel - Mariah Carey
38. Crack the Skye - Mastodon
39. The Crying Light - Antony and the Johnsons
40. Rated R - Rihanna
41. Man On The Moon: End Of The Day - Kid Cudi
42. The Eternal - Sonic Youth
43. The Fall - Norah Jones
44. Deeper than Rap - Rick Ross
45. The Hazards of Love - The Decemberists
46. Born Like This - DOOM
47. 11:11 - Rodrigo y Gabriela
48. Swoon - Silversun Pickups
49. Primary Colours - The Horrors
50. Journal for Plague Lovers - Manic Street Preachers
51. Fantasies - Metric
52. Farm - Dinosaur Jr.
53. Waking Up - OneRepublic
54. A Strange Arrangement - Mayer Hawthorne
55. Only Revolutions - Biffy Clyro
56. All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson
57. Two Suns - Bat for Lashes
58. Love vs. Money - The-Dream
59. Daisy - Brand New
60. Hospice - The Antlers
61. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
62. The Fray - The Fray
63. La Roux - La Roux
64. Guns Don't Kill People, Lazers Do - Major Lazer
65. Relapse - Eminem
66. Bromst - Dan Deacon
67. Brand New Eyes - Paramore
68. Ocean Eyes - Owl City
69. Further Complications - Jarvis Cocker
70. Album - Girls
71. Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
72. Noble Beast - Andrew Bird
73. Sounds of the Universe - Depeche Mode
74. West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum - Kasabian
75. Far - Regina Spektor
76. The Great Misdirect - Between the Buried and Me
77. Malice N Wonderland - Snoop Dogg
78. Axe to Fall - Converge
79. Dragonslayer - Sunset Rubdown
80. Hold Time - M. Ward
81. Tarot Sport - Fuck Buttons
82. Blue Record - Baroness
83. My Maudlin Career - Camera Obscura
84. Strict Joy - The Swell Season
85. Sainthood - Tegan and Sara
86. Years of Refusal - Morrissey
87. Popular Songs - Yo La Tengo
88. Watch Me Fall - Jay Reatard
89. Never Better - P.O.S.
90. Now We Can See - The Thermals
91. Wilco (The Album) - Wilco
92. Tongue n' Cheek - Dizzee Rascal
93. IRM - Charlotte Gainsbourg
94. There is No Enemy - Built to Spill
95. No More Stories... - Mew
96. Logos - Atlas Sound
97. 200 Million Thousand - Black Lips
98. Travels with Myself and Another - Future of the Left
99. This is War - 30 Seconds to Mars
100. Everything Goes Wrong - Vivian Girls
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2009
Ryan's choice - An unheralded great album from 2009
* These Four Walls - We Were Promised Jetpacks

Bruce's choice:
* The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again - John Fogert
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