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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 24,000 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, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
2.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:712 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,700
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (961 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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63.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 2012:63Rank Score:385
Rank in 2010s361Overall Rank:3,602
Average Rating:  77/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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89.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2012:89Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s536Overall Rank:4,931
Average Rating:  74/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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94.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:94Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s555Overall Rank:5,039
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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113.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:113Rank Score:211
Rank in 2010s669Overall Rank:5,766
Average Rating:  72/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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128.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:128Rank Score:186
Rank in 2010s754Overall Rank:6,368
Average Rating:  76/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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144.

AtlasAustralia Parkway Drive
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:144Rank Score:164
Rank in 2010s845Overall Rank:6,987
Average Rating:  70/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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188.

Chasing GhostsAustralia The Amity Affliction
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:188Rank Score:129
Rank in 2010s1,054Overall Rank:8,345
Average Rating:  76/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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238.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:238Rank Score:103
Rank in 2010s1,338Overall Rank:10,046
Average Rating:  71/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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259.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:259Rank Score:96
Rank in 2010s1,461Overall Rank:10,792
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
James Ferraro 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 487 49%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
France 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
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