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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 16,000 greatest album charts.

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

Celebration Day
Compilation
United Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:349
Rank in 2010s262Overall Rank:3,153
Average Rating: 77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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52.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:52Rank Score:344
Rank in 2010s267Overall Rank:3,201
Average Rating: 71/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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53.

Blues FuneralUnited States Mark Lanegan Band
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:53Rank Score:336
Rank in 2010s274Overall Rank:3,270
Average Rating: 73/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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54.

Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 2012:54Rank Score:334
Rank in 2010s278Overall Rank:3,292
Average Rating: 69/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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55.

NoctourniquetUnited States The Mars Volta
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:55Rank Score:324
Rank in 2010s284Overall Rank:3,376
Average Rating: 69/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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56.

EkstasisUnited States Julia Holter
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:56Rank Score:322
Rank in 2010s285Overall Rank:3,386
Average Rating: 76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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57.

The HeistUnited States Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:57Rank Score:321
Rank in 2010s286Overall Rank:3,395
Average Rating: 68/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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58.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:58Rank Score:318
Rank in 2010s291Overall Rank:3,421
Average Rating: 73/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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59.

R.A.P. MusicUnited States Killer Mike
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:316
Rank in 2010s294Overall Rank:3,433
Average Rating: 77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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60.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:311
Rank in 2010s299Overall Rank:3,483
Average Rating: 75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 30 3%
France 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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