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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Jack White, ∆ (alt-j), Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Swans and Death Grips.
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RankAlbumArtist
71.

Melody's Echo ChamberFrance Melody's Echo Chamber
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:71Rank Score:235
Rank in 2010s352Overall Rank:4,089
Average Rating: 74/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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72.

Reign Of TerrorUnited States Sleigh Bells
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:233
Rank in 2010s354Overall Rank:4,105
Average Rating: 69/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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73.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2012:73Rank Score:233
Rank in 2010s355Overall Rank:4,109
Average Rating: 74/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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74.

Until The Quiet ComesUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2012Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2012:74Rank Score:227
Rank in 2010s360Overall Rank:4,180
Average Rating: 75/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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75.

Young Man In AmericaUnited States Anais Mitchell
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:225
Rank in 2010s363Overall Rank:4,217
Average Rating: 68/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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76.

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:76Rank Score:225
Rank in 2010s364Overall Rank:4,222
Average Rating: 62/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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77.

TempestUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:2012Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2012:77Rank Score:223
Rank in 2010s367Overall Rank:4,244
Average Rating: 73/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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78.

Street Halo / KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:222
Rank in 2010s370Overall Rank:4,265
Average Rating: 78/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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79.

Home AgainUnited Kingdom Michael Kiwanuka
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:219
Rank in 2010s379Overall Rank:4,304
Average Rating: 73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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80.

TRSTCanada Trust
Year of Release:2012Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:217
Rank in 2010s386Overall Rank:4,346
Average Rating: 70/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 24 2%
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