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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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RankAlbumArtist
41.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:41Rank Score:368
Rank in 2010s212Overall Rank:2,777
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42.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:42Rank Score:355
Rank in 2010s221Overall Rank:2,875
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43.

Fear FunUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:43Rank Score:350
Rank in 2010s222Overall Rank:2,904
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44.

In Our HeadsUnited Kingdom Hot Chip
Year of Release:2012Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 2012:44Rank Score:345
Rank in 2010s224Overall Rank:2,944
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45.

Celebration DayUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:45Rank Score:339
Rank in 2010s227Overall Rank:2,985
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46.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:46Rank Score:335
Rank in 2010s232Overall Rank:3,019
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47.

There's No Leaving NowSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2012Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2012:47Rank Score:330
Rank in 2010s235Overall Rank:3,065
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48.

Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:328
Rank in 2010s237Overall Rank:3,090
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49.

HereUnited States Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:49Rank Score:322
Rank in 2010s241Overall Rank:3,145
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50.

Blues FuneralUnited States Mark Lanegan Band
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:50Rank Score:320
Rank in 2010s243Overall Rank:3,161
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Big K.R.I.T. 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 24 2%
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