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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

Mature ThemesUnited States Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:229
Rank in 2010s449Overall Rank:4,669
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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92.

Rhythm And ReposeIreland Glen Hansard
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:92Rank Score:226
Rank in 2010s455Overall Rank:4,717
Average Rating:  77/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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93.

Truant / Rough SleeperUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:93Rank Score:223
Rank in 2010s458Overall Rank:4,768
Average Rating:  77/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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94.

ToyUnited Kingdom Toy
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:94Rank Score:222
Rank in 2010s463Overall Rank:4,798
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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95.

KissCanada Carly Rae Jepsen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:95Rank Score:220
Rank in 2010s467Overall Rank:4,826
Average Rating:  48/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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96.

A Thing Called Divine FitsUnited States Divine Fits
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:96Rank Score:216
Rank in 2010s472Overall Rank:4,880
Average Rating:  72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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97.

King AnimalUnited States Soundgarden
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:214
Rank in 2010s476Overall Rank:4,901
Average Rating:  71/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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98.

BBNG2Canada BADBADNOTGOOD
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:98Rank Score:213
Rank in 2010s479Overall Rank:4,932
Average Rating:  80/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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99.

The Truth About LoveUnited States Pink
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:99Rank Score:208
Rank in 2010s488Overall Rank:5,019
Average Rating:  67/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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100.

R.I.PUnited Kingdom Actress
Year of Release:2012Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 2012:100Rank Score:205
Rank in 2010s495Overall Rank:5,077
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 484 48%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 30 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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