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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Swans, Jack White, Death Grips, Fiona Apple and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:10,595
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (567 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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48.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:366
Rank in 2010s263Overall Rank:3,231
Average Rating:  73/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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81.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:81Rank Score:243
Rank in 2010s397Overall Rank:4,476
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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97.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s498Overall Rank:5,403
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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107.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:107Rank Score:172
Rank in 2010s548Overall Rank:5,827
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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133.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2012:133Rank Score:147
Rank in 2010s637Overall Rank:6,575
Average Rating:  75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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196.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:196Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s901Overall Rank:8,674
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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226.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2012:226Rank Score:91
Rank in 2010s1,052Overall Rank:9,762
Average Rating:  72/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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233.

Stay FrostyAustralia Emperors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:233Rank Score:88
Rank in 2010s1,093Overall Rank:10,070
Average Rating:  69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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290.

The Temper TrapAustralia The Temper Trap
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:290Rank Score:73
Rank in 2010s1,342Overall Rank:11,788
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 0%
Lil B 4 0%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 2%
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