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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Fiona Apple, Swans, Death Grips, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
2.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:628 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:15,763
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:118
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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65.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:312
Rank in 2010s405Overall Rank:4,025
Average Rating:  74/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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90.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:90Rank Score:245
Rank in 2010s514Overall Rank:4,857
Average Rating:  78/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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91.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:245
Rank in 2010s515Overall Rank:4,860
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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115.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:115Rank Score:201
Rank in 2010s625Overall Rank:5,680
Average Rating:  76/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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123.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:123Rank Score:189
Rank in 2010s671Overall Rank:5,987
Average Rating:  72/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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141.

AtlasAustralia Parkway Drive
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:141Rank Score:164
Rank in 2010s766Overall Rank:6,671
Average Rating:  70/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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175.

Chasing GhostsAustralia The Amity Affliction
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:175Rank Score:129
Rank in 2010s954Overall Rank:7,979
Average Rating:  76/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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228.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:228Rank Score:103
Rank in 2010s1,212Overall Rank:9,586
Average Rating:  71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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249.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:249Rank Score:95
Rank in 2010s1,332Overall Rank:10,391
Average Rating:  74/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 199 20%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 45 5%
France 27 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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