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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 23,000 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, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White, Death Grips and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
61.

Electra HeartUnited Kingdom Marina & The Diamonds
Year of Release:2012Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 2012:61Rank Score:381
Rank in 2010s353Overall Rank:3,537
Average Rating:  68/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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62.

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:62Rank Score:372
Rank in 2010s364Overall Rank:3,620
Average Rating:  60/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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63.

SunUnited States Cat Power
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:63Rank Score:347
Rank in 2010s377Overall Rank:3,810
Average Rating:  75/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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64.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:64Rank Score:347
Rank in 2010s378Overall Rank:3,813
Average Rating:  67/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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65.

Born To Die: The Paradise EditionUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:342
Rank in 2010s382Overall Rank:3,857
Average Rating:  76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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66.

OshinUnited States DIIV
Year of Release:2012Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2012:66Rank Score:342
Rank in 2010s383Overall Rank:3,862
Average Rating:  74/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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67.

Celebration Day
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United Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:67Rank Score:342
Rank in 2010s384Overall Rank:3,863
Average Rating:  77/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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68.

World MusicSweden Goat
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:68Rank Score:323
Rank in 2010s411Overall Rank:4,032
Average Rating:  72/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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69.

All We Love We Leave BehindUnited States Converge
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:69Rank Score:318
Rank in 2010s415Overall Rank:4,068
Average Rating:  75/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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70.

QuarantineUnited States Laurel Halo
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:70Rank Score:316
Rank in 2010s418Overall Rank:4,094
Average Rating:  76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 28 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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