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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
10.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,504
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:566
Average Rating:  77/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,301
Rank in 2010s63Overall Rank:833
Average Rating:  75/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,991
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:961
Average Rating:  79/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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24.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:939
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:1,791
Average Rating:  79/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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35.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:729
Rank in 2010s195Overall Rank:2,206
Average Rating:  74/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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59.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:409
Rank in 2010s351Overall Rank:3,469
Average Rating:  68/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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65.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:369
Rank in 2010s390Overall Rank:3,762
Average Rating:  77/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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69.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:69Rank Score:338
Rank in 2010s428Overall Rank:4,048
Average Rating:  73/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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87.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:87Rank Score:283
Rank in 2010s518Overall Rank:4,644
Average Rating:  73/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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96.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:96Rank Score:256
Rank in 2010s569Overall Rank:5,008
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 489 49%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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