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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Swans, Jack White, Death Grips, Fiona Apple and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:81Rank Score:243
Rank in 2010s402Overall Rank:4,492
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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82.

In Our HeadsUnited Kingdom Hot Chip
Year of Release:2012Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 2012:82Rank Score:237
Rank in 2010s412Overall Rank:4,573
Average Rating:  73/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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83.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:83Rank Score:234
Rank in 2010s415Overall Rank:4,607
Average Rating:  71/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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84.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:84Rank Score:233
Rank in 2010s416Overall Rank:4,618
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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85.

World MusicSweden Goat
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:85Rank Score:230
Rank in 2010s420Overall Rank:4,666
Average Rating:  71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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86.

ToyUnited Kingdom Toy
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:86Rank Score:225
Rank in 2010s430Overall Rank:4,736
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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87.

Rhythm And ReposeIreland Glen Hansard
Year of Release:2012Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2012:87Rank Score:224
Rank in 2010s433Overall Rank:4,750
Average Rating:  77/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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88.

I Bet On SkyUnited States Dinosaur Jr.
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:88Rank Score:219
Rank in 2010s439Overall Rank:4,845
Average Rating:  75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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89.

A Thing Called Divine FitsUnited States Divine Fits
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:89Rank Score:213
Rank in 2010s449Overall Rank:4,934
Average Rating:  72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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90.

King AnimalUnited States Soundgarden
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:90Rank Score:212
Rank in 2010s452Overall Rank:4,950
Average Rating:  71/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Lil B 4 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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