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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, ∆ (alt-j), 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:457 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:10,153
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  84/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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48.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:356
Rank in 2010s251Overall Rank:3,228
Average Rating:  73/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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79.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:238
Rank in 2010s380Overall Rank:4,443
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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98.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:98Rank Score:187
Rank in 2010s476Overall Rank:5,349
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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108.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:108Rank Score:170
Rank in 2010s523Overall Rank:5,772
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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134.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:134Rank Score:144
Rank in 2010s609Overall Rank:6,536
Average Rating:  75/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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188.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:188Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s834Overall Rank:8,520
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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234.

Stay FrostyAustralia Emperors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:234Rank Score:85
Rank in 2010s1,053Overall Rank:10,280
Average Rating:  69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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263.

The Temper TrapAustralia The Temper Trap
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:263Rank Score:78
Rank in 2010s1,167Overall Rank:11,060
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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289.

This Was TomorrowAustralia Seth Sentry
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2012:289Rank Score:72
Rank in 2010s1,265Overall Rank:11,814
Average Rating:  71/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Lil B 4 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 477 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 47 5%
Sweden 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
France 25 3%
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