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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, Fiona Apple, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Boys & GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:647
Rank in 2010s160Overall Rank:2,060
Average Rating:  73/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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32.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:634
Rank in 2010s168Overall Rank:2,091
Average Rating:  74/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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33.

Night VisionsUnited States Imagine Dragons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:631
Rank in 2010s169Overall Rank:2,100
Average Rating:  62/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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34.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:583
Rank in 2010s182Overall Rank:2,247
Average Rating:  76/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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35.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:559
Rank in 2010s187Overall Rank:2,309
Average Rating:  74/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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36.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:553
Rank in 2010s189Overall Rank:2,328
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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37.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:513
Rank in 2010s205Overall Rank:2,474
Average Rating:  70/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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38.

R.A.P. MusicUnited States Killer Mike
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:506
Rank in 2010s206Overall Rank:2,495
Average Rating:  77/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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39.

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:442
Rank in 2010s225Overall Rank:2,773
Average Rating:  72/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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40.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:425
Rank in 2010s241Overall Rank:2,864
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 198 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 30 3%
France 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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