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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 19,000 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
21.

Fear FunUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:830
Rank in 2010s107Overall Rank:1,716
Average Rating:  76/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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22.

ValtariIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2012Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:812
Rank in 2010s113Overall Rank:1,745
Average Rating:  73/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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23.

Kill For LoveUnited States Chromatics
Year of Release:2012Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:779
Rank in 2010s122Overall Rank:1,809
Average Rating:  75/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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24.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:771
Rank in 2010s124Overall Rank:1,826
Average Rating:  78/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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25.

Boys & GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:769
Rank in 2010s126Overall Rank:1,834
Average Rating:  73/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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26.

Port Of MorrowUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:754
Rank in 2010s128Overall Rank:1,860
Average Rating:  72/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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27.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:717
Rank in 2010s134Overall Rank:1,938
Average Rating:  76/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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28.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:710
Rank in 2010s138Overall Rank:1,957
Average Rating:  74/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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29.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:702
Rank in 2010s142Overall Rank:1,978
Average Rating:  72/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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30.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:696
Rank in 2010s145Overall Rank:1,988
Average Rating:  74/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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