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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
51.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:368
Rank in 2010s293Overall Rank:3,263
Average Rating:  66/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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52.

Until The Quiet ComesUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:52Rank Score:356
Rank in 2010s300Overall Rank:3,339
Average Rating:  77/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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53.

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:53Rank Score:355
Rank in 2010s301Overall Rank:3,345
Average Rating:  62/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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54.

EkstasisUnited States Julia Holter
Year of Release:2012Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2012:54Rank Score:354
Rank in 2010s302Overall Rank:3,349
Average Rating:  76/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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55.

Some NightsUnited States fun.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:55Rank Score:353
Rank in 2010s303Overall Rank:3,357
Average Rating:  61/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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56.

All We Love We Leave BehindUnited States Converge
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:56Rank Score:352
Rank in 2010s304Overall Rank:3,363
Average Rating:  78/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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57.

Celebration Day
Compilation
United Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:57Rank Score:350
Rank in 2010s306Overall Rank:3,385
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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58.

The Lion's RoarSweden First Aid Kit
Year of Release:2012Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2012:58Rank Score:349
Rank in 2010s307Overall Rank:3,389
Average Rating:  71/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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59.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:345
Rank in 2010s310Overall Rank:3,419
Average Rating:  76/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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60.

The LumineersUnited States The Lumineers
Year of Release:2012Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:340
Rank in 2010s312Overall Rank:3,460
Average Rating:  64/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 10 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%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 44 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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