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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
31.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:684
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:2,014
Average Rating:  78/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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32.

151aUnited States Kishi Bashi
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:668
Rank in 2010s158Overall Rank:2,061
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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33.

Night VisionsUnited States Imagine Dragons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:658
Rank in 2010s163Overall Rank:2,084
Average Rating:  61/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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34.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:654
Rank in 2010s165Overall Rank:2,101
Average Rating:  80/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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35.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:573
Rank in 2010s193Overall Rank:2,326
Average Rating:  79/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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36.

Put Your Back N 2 ItUnited States Perfume Genius
Year of Release:2012Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:569
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,334
Average Rating:  74/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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37.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:559
Rank in 2010s200Overall Rank:2,361
Average Rating:  73/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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38.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:520
Rank in 2010s214Overall Rank:2,501
Average Rating:  79/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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39.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:516
Rank in 2010s217Overall Rank:2,519
Average Rating:  71/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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40.

R.A.P. MusicUnited States Killer Mike
Year of Release:2012Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:489
Rank in 2010s226Overall Rank:2,617
Average Rating:  77/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 12 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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