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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
31.

151aUnited States Kishi Bashi
Year of Release:2012Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:585
Rank in 2010s160Overall Rank:2,080
Average Rating: 76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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32.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:583
Rank in 2010s161Overall Rank:2,089
Average Rating: 74/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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33.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:549
Rank in 2010s171Overall Rank:2,171
Average Rating: 72/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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34.

Fear FunUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:538
Rank in 2010s177Overall Rank:2,220
Average Rating: 76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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35.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:534
Rank in 2010s180Overall Rank:2,231
Average Rating: 78/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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36.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:533
Rank in 2010s181Overall Rank:2,238
Average Rating: 80/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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37.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:490
Rank in 2010s195Overall Rank:2,383
Average Rating: 78/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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38.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:487
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,397
Average Rating: 70/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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39.

TrampUnited States Sharon Van Etten
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:472
Rank in 2010s199Overall Rank:2,458
Average Rating: 75/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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40.

Some NightsUnited States fun.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:441
Rank in 2010s212Overall Rank:2,607
Average Rating: 61/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 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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Frozen
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