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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 15,000 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), Fiona Apple, Swans, Grizzly Bear and Death Grips.
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31.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:547
Rank in 2010s161Overall Rank:2,151
Average Rating: 79/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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32.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:544
Rank in 2010s162Overall Rank:2,159
Average Rating: 73/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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33.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:489
Rank in 2010s185Overall Rank:2,358
Average Rating: 78/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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34.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:489
Rank in 2010s186Overall Rank:2,359
Average Rating: 74/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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35.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:469
Rank in 2010s189Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating: 70/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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36.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:462
Rank in 2010s191Overall Rank:2,464
Average Rating: 78/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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37.

Some NightsUnited States fun.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:446
Rank in 2010s200Overall Rank:2,536
Average Rating: 62/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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38.

KissCanada Carly Rae Jepsen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:444
Rank in 2010s203Overall Rank:2,549
Average Rating: 50/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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39.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:425
Rank in 2010s212Overall Rank:2,623
Average Rating: 76/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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40.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:421
Rank in 2010s213Overall Rank:2,647
Average Rating: 81/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Lil B 4 0%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Canada 51 5%
Australia 47 5%
France 28 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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