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Best Albums of 2012

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2012 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 24,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
91.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:255
Rank in 2010s536Overall Rank:4,927
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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92.

Melody's Echo ChamberFrance Melody's Echo Chamber
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:92Rank Score:255
Rank in 2010s537Overall Rank:4,934
Average Rating:  74/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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93.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2012:93Rank Score:255
Rank in 2010s539Overall Rank:4,939
Average Rating:  74/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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94.

Truant / Rough SleeperUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:94Rank Score:250
Rank in 2010s551Overall Rank:5,011
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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95.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:95Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s553Overall Rank:5,015
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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96.

Blak And BluUnited States Gary Clark Jr.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2012:96Rank Score:244
Rank in 2010s563Overall Rank:5,083
Average Rating:  73/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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97.

Voices From The LakeItaly Voices From The Lake
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:244
Rank in 2010s564Overall Rank:5,090
Average Rating:  74/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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98.

AlgiersUnited States Calexico
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:98Rank Score:241
Rank in 2010s570Overall Rank:5,136
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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99.

Come Of AgeUnited Kingdom The Vaccines
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:99Rank Score:241
Rank in 2010s572Overall Rank:5,141
Average Rating:  73/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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100.

All We Love We Leave BehindUnited States Converge
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:100Rank Score:237
Rank in 2010s575Overall Rank:5,191
Average Rating:  75/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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