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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Jack White, ∆ (alt-j), Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Swans and Death Grips.
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RankAlbumArtist
31.

151aUnited States Kishi Bashi
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:504
Rank in 2010s158Overall Rank:2,194
Average Rating: 76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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32.

The Disintegration LoopsUnited States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:494
Rank in 2010s161Overall Rank:2,212
Average Rating: 79/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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33.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:472
Rank in 2010s167Overall Rank:2,284
Average Rating: 70/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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34.

Some NightsUnited States fun.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:471
Rank in 2010s168Overall Rank:2,288
Average Rating: 61/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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35.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:445
Rank in 2010s179Overall Rank:2,415
Average Rating: 76/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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36.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:400
Rank in 2010s194Overall Rank:2,614
Average Rating: 72/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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37.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:395
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,639
Average Rating: 74/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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38.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:378
Rank in 2010s207Overall Rank:2,716
Average Rating: 74/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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39.

The LumineersUnited States The Lumineers
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:370
Rank in 2010s210Overall Rank:2,776
Average Rating: 63/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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40.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:369
Rank in 2010s211Overall Rank:2,787
Average Rating: 77/100 (51 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%
Lil B 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 24 2%
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