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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

ValtariIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:893
Rank in 2010s110Overall Rank:1,644
Average Rating:  73/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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22.

Fear FunUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:886
Rank in 2010s111Overall Rank:1,658
Average Rating:  75/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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23.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:822
Rank in 2010s117Overall Rank:1,761
Average Rating:  79/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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24.

Port Of MorrowUnited States The Shins
Year of Release:2012Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:793
Rank in 2010s127Overall Rank:1,814
Average Rating:  72/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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25.

Boys & GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:782
Rank in 2010s129Overall Rank:1,837
Average Rating:  74/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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26.

Kill For LoveUnited States Chromatics
Year of Release:2012Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:732
Rank in 2010s142Overall Rank:1,933
Average Rating:  75/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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27.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s144Overall Rank:1,941
Average Rating:  76/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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28.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:710
Rank in 2010s149Overall Rank:1,978
Average Rating:  71/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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29.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:673
Rank in 2010s165Overall Rank:2,079
Average Rating:  78/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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30.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:647
Rank in 2010s171Overall Rank:2,145
Average Rating:  75/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Imagine Dragons 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Mouse On Mars 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 28 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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