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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, Death Grips, Jack White, Fiona Apple and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:11,424
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (603 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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63.

Beard, Wives, DenimAustralia Pond
Year of Release:2012Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2012:63Rank Score:316
Rank in 2010s333Overall Rank:3,655
Average Rating:  74/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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89.

PacificaAustralia The Presets
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:89Rank Score:243
Rank in 2010s425Overall Rank:4,485
Average Rating:  73/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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101.

AnastasisAustralia Dead Can Dance
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:101Rank Score:201
Rank in 2010s505Overall Rank:5,177
Average Rating:  73/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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119.

FlumeAustralia Flume
Year of Release:2012Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2012:119Rank Score:172
Rank in 2010s590Overall Rank:5,870
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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143.

Thinking In TexturesAustralia Chet Faker
Year of Release:2012Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 2012:143Rank Score:148
Rank in 2010s674Overall Rank:6,569
Average Rating:  75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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205.

Drinking From The SunAustralia Hilltop Hoods
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:205Rank Score:102
Rank in 2010s957Overall Rank:8,720
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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234.

Tawk TomahawkAustralia Hiatus Kaiyote
Year of Release:2012Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2012:234Rank Score:93
Rank in 2010s1,095Overall Rank:9,667
Average Rating:  73/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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250.

Stay FrostyAustralia Emperors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2012:250Rank Score:88
Rank in 2010s1,157Overall Rank:10,117
Average Rating:  69/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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309.

The Temper TrapAustralia The Temper Trap
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:309Rank Score:73
Rank in 2010s1,433Overall Rank:11,949
Average Rating:  68/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 484 48%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 30 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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