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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

Night VisionsUnited States Imagine Dragons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:585
Rank in 2010s175Overall Rank:2,230
Average Rating:  62/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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32.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:577
Rank in 2010s178Overall Rank:2,253
Average Rating:  74/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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33.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:575
Rank in 2010s179Overall Rank:2,258
Average Rating:  74/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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34.

El Objeto Antes Llamado DiscoMexico Café Tacuba
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:557
Rank in 2010s189Overall Rank:2,316
Average Rating:  77/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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35.

R.A.P. MusicUnited States Killer Mike
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:542
Rank in 2010s192Overall Rank:2,366
Average Rating:  77/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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36.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:519
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,447
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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37.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:518
Rank in 2010s197Overall Rank:2,448
Average Rating:  74/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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38.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:479
Rank in 2010s206Overall Rank:2,593
Average Rating:  80/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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39.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:462
Rank in 2010s215Overall Rank:2,680
Average Rating:  70/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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40.

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:431
Rank in 2010s229Overall Rank:2,852
Average Rating:  72/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 481 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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