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

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:679 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,089
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (921 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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78.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:299
Rank in 2010s457Overall Rank:4,278
Average Rating:  76/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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95.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:95Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s547Overall Rank:4,940
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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97.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2012:97Rank Score:245
Rank in 2010s559Overall Rank:5,000
Average Rating:  74/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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119.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:119Rank Score:197
Rank in 2010s684Overall Rank:5,962
Average Rating:  72/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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125.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:125Rank Score:188
Rank in 2010s715Overall Rank:6,200
Average Rating:  76/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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145.

AtlasAustralia Parkway Drive
Year of Release:2012Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2012:145Rank Score:164
Rank in 2010s830Overall Rank:6,886
Average Rating:  69/100 (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 2010s1,027Overall Rank:8,228
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 2010s1,307Overall Rank:9,860
Average Rating:  71/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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266.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:266Rank Score:96
Rank in 2010s1,451Overall Rank:10,704
Average Rating:  74/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 489 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 42 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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