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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Jack White, ∆ (alt-j), Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Swans and Death Grips.
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RankAlbumArtist
12.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:1,813
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:737
Average Rating: 76/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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13.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:1,689
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:794
Average Rating: 75/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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27.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:558
Rank in 2010s144Overall Rank:2,017
Average Rating: 78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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28.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:554
Rank in 2010s146Overall Rank:2,032
Average Rating: 78/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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36.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:400
Rank in 2010s194Overall Rank:2,610
Average Rating: 72/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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38.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:380
Rank in 2010s205Overall Rank:2,704
Average Rating: 74/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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48.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:336
Rank in 2010s236Overall Rank:3,020
Average Rating: 71/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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53.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:53Rank Score:313
Rank in 2010s253Overall Rank:3,227
Average Rating: 68/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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72.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:233
Rank in 2010s354Overall Rank:4,100
Average Rating: 74/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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80.

TRSTCanada Trust
Year of Release:2012Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:217
Rank in 2010s385Overall Rank:4,344
Average Rating: 70/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 24 2%
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