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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 23,000 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:696 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,187
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (933 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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76.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:76Rank Score:299
Rank in 2010s459Overall Rank:4,305
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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97.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:255
Rank in 2010s543Overall Rank:4,911
Average Rating:  74/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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98.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:98Rank Score:251
Rank in 2010s552Overall Rank:4,965
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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123.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:123Rank Score:196
Rank in 2010s699Overall Rank:6,029
Average Rating:  72/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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129.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:129Rank Score:188
Rank in 2010s729Overall Rank:6,258
Average Rating:  76/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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148.

AtlasAustralia Parkway Drive
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:148Rank Score:164
Rank in 2010s838Overall Rank:6,931
Average Rating:  70/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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189.

Chasing GhostsAustralia The Amity Affliction
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:189Rank Score:129
Rank in 2010s1,035Overall Rank:8,268
Average Rating:  76/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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240.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:240Rank Score:103
Rank in 2010s1,326Overall Rank:9,934
Average Rating:  71/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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267.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:267Rank Score:96
Rank in 2010s1,475Overall Rank:10,805
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mouse On Mars 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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