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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 16,000 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), Swans, Fiona Apple, Death Grips and Grizzly Bear.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

ValtariIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2012Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:839
Rank in 2010s97Overall Rank:1,551
Average Rating: 74/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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22.

Kill For LoveUnited States Chromatics
Year of Release:2012Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:770
Rank in 2010s105Overall Rank:1,651
Average Rating: 76/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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23.

Swing Lo MagellanUnited States Dirty Projectors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:765
Rank in 2010s106Overall Rank:1,662
Average Rating: 76/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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24.

Put Your Back N 2 ItUnited States Perfume Genius
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:700
Rank in 2010s129Overall Rank:1,800
Average Rating: 73/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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25.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:696
Rank in 2010s131Overall Rank:1,810
Average Rating: 79/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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26.

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:632
Rank in 2010s150Overall Rank:1,952
Average Rating: 72/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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27.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:631
Rank in 2010s151Overall Rank:1,957
Average Rating: 74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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28.

Boys And GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:615
Rank in 2010s155Overall Rank:1,989
Average Rating: 73/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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29.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:610
Rank in 2010s156Overall Rank:2,002
Average Rating: 74/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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30.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:595
Rank in 2010s159Overall Rank:2,047
Average Rating: 72/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Lil B 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 30 3%
France 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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