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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.

Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:374
Rank in 2010s292Overall Rank:3,265
Average Rating:  71/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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52.

EkstasisUnited States Julia Holter
Year of Release:2012Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 2012:52Rank Score:361
Rank in 2010s299Overall Rank:3,348
Average Rating:  76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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53.

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:53Rank Score:359
Rank in 2010s302Overall Rank:3,362
Average Rating:  61/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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54.

Until The Quiet ComesUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:54Rank Score:355
Rank in 2010s305Overall Rank:3,385
Average Rating:  77/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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55.

Some NightsUnited States fun.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:55Rank Score:352
Rank in 2010s306Overall Rank:3,408
Average Rating:  62/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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56.

Celebration Day
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United Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:56Rank Score:349
Rank in 2010s309Overall Rank:3,425
Average Rating:  77/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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57.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 2012:57Rank Score:349
Rank in 2010s310Overall Rank:3,430
Average Rating:  76/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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58.

All We Love We Leave BehindUnited States Converge
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:58Rank Score:346
Rank in 2010s313Overall Rank:3,462
Average Rating:  78/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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59.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:342
Rank in 2010s318Overall Rank:3,498
Average Rating:  67/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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60.

The LumineersUnited States The Lumineers
Year of Release:2012Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:339
Rank in 2010s321Overall Rank:3,520
Average Rating:  64/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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