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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 16,000 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 Grizzly Bear.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:9,762
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: 84/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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62.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:62Rank Score:315
Rank in 2010s308Overall Rank:3,493
Average Rating: 73/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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81.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:81Rank Score:243
Rank in 2010s413Overall Rank:4,310
Average Rating: 72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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112.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 2012:112Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s527Overall Rank:5,300
Average Rating: 73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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120.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:120Rank Score:170
Rank in 2010s577Overall Rank:5,713
Average Rating: 75/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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144.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2012:144Rank Score:143
Rank in 2010s666Overall Rank:6,490
Average Rating: 76/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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202.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:202Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s898Overall Rank:8,360
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 2010s1,153Overall Rank:10,151
Average Rating: 69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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308.

This Was TomorrowAustralia Seth Sentry
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:308Rank Score:72
Rank in 2010s1,383Overall Rank:11,715
Average Rating: 71/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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337.

Smokey's HauntAustralia Urthboy
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:337Rank Score:63
Rank in 2010s1,537Overall Rank:12,791
Average Rating: 72/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lil B 3 0%
Neneh Cherry & The Thing 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 479 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 28 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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