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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 25,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Grimes and Jack White.
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RankAlbumArtist
61.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:61Rank Score:417
Rank in 2010s361Overall Rank:3,493
Average Rating:  68/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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62.

KinSweden Iamamiwhoami
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:62Rank Score:395
Rank in 2010s375Overall Rank:3,633
Average Rating:  73/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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63.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:63Rank Score:390
Rank in 2010s381Overall Rank:3,661
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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64.

HalcyonUnited Kingdom Ellie Goulding
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:64Rank Score:369
Rank in 2010s400Overall Rank:3,828
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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65.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:366
Rank in 2010s403Overall Rank:3,857
Average Rating:  76/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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66.

SunUnited States Cat Power
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:66Rank Score:360
Rank in 2010s410Overall Rank:3,905
Average Rating:  75/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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67.

1999United States Joey Bada$$
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:67Rank Score:356
Rank in 2010s415Overall Rank:3,950
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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68.

Celebration DayUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:68Rank Score:356
Rank in 2010s416Overall Rank:3,952
Average Rating:  78/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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69.

In Our HeadsUnited Kingdom Hot Chip
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:69Rank Score:350
Rank in 2010s426Overall Rank:4,015
Average Rating:  73/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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70.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:70Rank Score:339
Rank in 2010s438Overall Rank:4,108
Average Rating:  73/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Pat Metheny 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 495 50%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 42 4%
France 25 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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