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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
71.

FourUnited Kingdom Bloc Party
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:71Rank Score:338
Rank in 2010s441Overall Rank:4,121
Average Rating:  70/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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72.

Electra HeartUnited Kingdom Marina & The Diamonds
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:335
Rank in 2010s446Overall Rank:4,142
Average Rating:  67/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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73.

VitalUnited States Anberlin
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:73Rank Score:333
Rank in 2010s454Overall Rank:4,171
Average Rating:  75/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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74.

OshinUnited States DIIV
Year of Release:2012Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2012:74Rank Score:323
Rank in 2010s469Overall Rank:4,263
Average Rating:  73/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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75.

Break It YourselfUnited States Andrew Bird
Year of Release:2012Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:323
Rank in 2010s470Overall Rank:4,265
Average Rating:  75/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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76.

Control SystemUnited States Ab-Soul
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:76Rank Score:317
Rank in 2010s481Overall Rank:4,330
Average Rating:  73/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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77.

GossamerUnited States Passion Pit
Year of Release:2012Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 2012:77Rank Score:311
Rank in 2010s487Overall Rank:4,391
Average Rating:  72/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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78.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:309
Rank in 2010s493Overall Rank:4,414
Average Rating:  73/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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79.

All We Love We Leave BehindUnited States Converge
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:300
Rank in 2010s505Overall Rank:4,516
Average Rating:  76/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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80.

Truant / Rough SleeperUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:295
Rank in 2010s508Overall Rank:4,549
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Charli XCX 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Swans 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 493 49%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 42 4%
France 26 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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