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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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

Psychedelic PillMixed Nationality Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:204
Rank in 2010s442Overall Rank:4,725
Average Rating: 77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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92.

What We Saw From The Cheap SeatsUnited States Regina Spektor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:92Rank Score:202
Rank in 2010s445Overall Rank:4,752
Average Rating: 71/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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93.

EP's 1988-1991
Compilation
Ireland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:93Rank Score:196
Rank in 2010s458Overall Rank:4,876
Average Rating: 84/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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94.

GossamerUnited States Passion Pit
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:94Rank Score:193
Rank in 2010s462Overall Rank:4,925
Average Rating: 73/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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95.

The Afterman: AscensionUnited States Coheed and Cambria
Year of Release:2012Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2012:95Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s471Overall Rank:4,988
Average Rating: 73/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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96.

Le Voyage Dans La LuneFrance Air
Year of Release:2012Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 2012:96Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s472Overall Rank:4,990
Average Rating: 73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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97.

Enjoy It While It LastsUnited Kingdom Spector
Year of Release:2012Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s479Overall Rank:5,040
Average Rating: 71/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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98.

Breakup SongUnited States Deerhoof
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:98Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s480Overall Rank:5,050
Average Rating: 77/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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99.

Strange WeekendItaly Porcelain Raft
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:99Rank Score:186
Rank in 2010s481Overall Rank:5,059
Average Rating: 69/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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100.

Standing At The Sky's EdgeUnited Kingdom Richard Hawley
Year of Release:2012Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2012:100Rank Score:185
Rank in 2010s482Overall Rank:5,073
Average Rating: 71/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Lil B 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Azealia Banks 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 489 49%
United Kingdom 186 19%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 28 3%
France 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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