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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, ∆ (alt-j), Jack White, Swans, Fiona Apple, Death Grips and Grizzly Bear.
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RankAlbumArtist
71.

KinSweden Iamamiwhoami
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:71Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s368Overall Rank:4,044
Average Rating: 73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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72.

FourUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2012Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s369Overall Rank:4,046
Average Rating: 68/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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73.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:73Rank Score:253
Rank in 2010s378Overall Rank:4,117
Average Rating: 75/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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74.

Battle BornUnited States The Killers
Year of Release:2012Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2012:74Rank Score:250
Rank in 2010s383Overall Rank:4,158
Average Rating: 62/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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75.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s385Overall Rank:4,167
Average Rating: 72/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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76.

King AnimalUnited States Soundgarden
Year of Release:2012Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2012:76Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s386Overall Rank:4,172
Average Rating: 71/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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77.

BBNG2Canada BADBADNOTGOOD
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:77Rank Score:245
Rank in 2010s394Overall Rank:4,223
Average Rating: 81/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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78.

Yellow & GreenUnited States Baroness
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:244
Rank in 2010s396Overall Rank:4,237
Average Rating: 75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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79.

OshinUnited States DIIV
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:242
Rank in 2010s400Overall Rank:4,280
Average Rating: 72/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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80.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:241
Rank in 2010s403Overall Rank:4,286
Average Rating: 72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Neneh Cherry & The Thing 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 477 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
France 26 3%
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