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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, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
10.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,298
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  77/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,115
Rank in 2010s65Overall Rank:875
Average Rating:  75/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,900
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:974
Average Rating:  79/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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25.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:891
Rank in 2010s146Overall Rank:1,821
Average Rating:  79/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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32.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:721
Rank in 2010s188Overall Rank:2,184
Average Rating:  74/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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64.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:64Rank Score:360
Rank in 2010s384Overall Rank:3,755
Average Rating:  67/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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68.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:68Rank Score:324
Rank in 2010s422Overall Rank:4,082
Average Rating:  73/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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72.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:311
Rank in 2010s437Overall Rank:4,195
Average Rating:  73/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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80.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:284
Rank in 2010s481Overall Rank:4,488
Average Rating:  73/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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91.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s528Overall Rank:4,855
Average Rating:  76/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mouse On Mars 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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