Best Music of 2009

I collected over 27 lists of “Best Music of 2009” and combined them into one list.  The results are below – every recording that was on 4 or more of the original source lists.  The numbers in bold and underlined indicate the number of lists the recording was on; an asterisk means I own it.

27
PhoenixWolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

23
Grizzly BearVeckatimest*

19
Neko CaseMiddle Cyclone* 

18
Animal CollectiveMerriweather Post Pavillion*

17
Dirty ProjectorsBitte Orca*

16
Yeah Yeah YeahsIt’s Blitz!*

14
RaekwonOnly Built 4 Cuban Linx … Pt. II 

12
Wilco Wilco (The Album)

11
MastodonCrack the Skye
Mos DefThe Ecstatic

10
Jay-ZThe Blueprint 3
Sonic YouthThe Eternal

9
Antony & the JohnsonsThe Crying Light
Bat For LashesTwo Suns
Andrew BirdNoble Beast
The Flaming LipsEmbryonic*
Fever RayFever Ray
GirlsAlbum
Passion Pit Manners*
St. VincentActor* 

8
Bill CallahanSometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle*
Green Day21st Century Breakdown
The Pains of Being Pure At HeartThe Pains of Being Pure At Heart
The XXXX*

7
The AntlersHospice
The Avett Brothers I and Love and You*
The DecemberistsThe Hazards of Love*
Drake So Far Gone
Florence And The MachineLungs
Japandroids Post-Nothing
Micachu & the ShapesJewellery
U2No Line On The Horizon
Wild BeastsTwo Dancers

6
The Dead WeatherHorehound
Bob DylanTogether Through Life
The HorrorsPrimary Colours
The Low AnthemOh My God, Charlie Darwin
Yo La TengoPopular Songs 

5
Arctic MonkeysHumbug
Atlas SoundLogos
BLK JKSAfter Robots
Camera ObscuraMy Maudlin Career*
ConvergeAxe to Fall
Dan DeaconBromst
Dinosaur Jr.Farm
DOOMBorn Like This
Fuck ButtonsTarot Sport
Future of the LeftTravels with Myself and Another
Miranda LambertRevolution
Manic Street PreachersJournal For Plague Lovers
Metric Fantasies
Monsters of FolkMonsters of Folk
Bruce SpringsteenWalking On A Dream
Sunn O)))Monoliths & Diamonds

4
Amadou & MariamWelcome to Mali
Art BrutArt Brut vs. Satan
Julian CasablancasPhrazes for the Young
The Black CrowesBefore the Frost…Until the Freeze
Cymbals Eat GuitarsWhy There Are Mountains
Doves Kingdom Of Rust
The DreamLove vs. Money
Richard HawleyTruelove’s Gutter
Vijay IyerHistoricity*
Lucero 1372 Overton Park
MadnessThe Liberty Of Norton Folgate
Matt & KimGrand
Maxwell BLACKsummers’night
A.C. Newman Get Guilty
Pearl JamBackspacer
Jay ReatardWatch Me Fall
Oumou SangaréSeya
Them Crooked VulturesThem Crooked Vultures
TinariwenImidiwen Companions*
Various ArtistsDark Was The Night*

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