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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 17,000 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 Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:450 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:10,135
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  84/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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51.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:368
Rank in 2010s265Overall Rank:3,103
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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88.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:88Rank Score:238
Rank in 2010s434Overall Rank:4,427
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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116.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 2012:116Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s543Overall Rank:5,354
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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124.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:124Rank Score:170
Rank in 2010s591Overall Rank:5,761
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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150.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2012:150Rank Score:143
Rank in 2010s685Overall Rank:6,578
Average Rating:  75/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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208.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:208Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s928Overall Rank:8,510
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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254.

Stay FrostyAustralia Emperors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:254Rank Score:85
Rank in 2010s1,181Overall Rank:10,299
Average Rating:  69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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303.

The Temper TrapAustralia The Temper Trap
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:303Rank Score:74
Rank in 2010s1,378Overall Rank:11,620
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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312.

This Was TomorrowAustralia Seth Sentry
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:312Rank Score:72
Rank in 2010s1,410Overall Rank:11,843
Average Rating:  71/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
France 25 3%
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