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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, Death Grips, Fiona Apple and Grizzly Bear.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:450 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:9,932
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:169
Average Rating: 84/100 (521 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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60.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:319
Rank in 2010s304Overall Rank:3,477
Average Rating: 73/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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83.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:83Rank Score:243
Rank in 2010s415Overall Rank:4,327
Average Rating: 73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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114.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 2012:114Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s532Overall Rank:5,307
Average Rating: 73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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121.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:121Rank Score:170
Rank in 2010s581Overall Rank:5,743
Average Rating: 74/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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146.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2012:146Rank Score:143
Rank in 2010s671Overall Rank:6,531
Average Rating: 75/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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202.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:202Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s904Overall Rank:8,407
Average Rating: 68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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255.

Stay FrostyAustralia Emperors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:255Rank Score:85
Rank in 2010s1,157Overall Rank:10,205
Average Rating: 69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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310.

This Was TomorrowAustralia Seth Sentry
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:310Rank Score:72
Rank in 2010s1,393Overall Rank:11,761
Average Rating: 71/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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342.

Smokey's HauntAustralia Urthboy
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:342Rank Score:63
Rank in 2010s1,550Overall Rank:12,843
Average Rating: 72/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Neneh Cherry & The Thing 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 477 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 28 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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