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

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,305
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:677
Average Rating:  76/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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12.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:1,929
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:808
Average Rating:  76/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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16.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,392
Rank in 2010s71Overall Rank:1,071
Average Rating:  78/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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25.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:732
Rank in 2010s119Overall Rank:1,818
Average Rating:  80/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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28.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:660
Rank in 2010s140Overall Rank:1,985
Average Rating:  74/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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47.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:47Rank Score:366
Rank in 2010s262Overall Rank:3,242
Average Rating:  66/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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64.

BBNG2Canada BADBADNOTGOOD
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:64Rank Score:297
Rank in 2010s337Overall Rank:3,818
Average Rating:  80/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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71.

KissCanada Carly Rae Jepsen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:71Rank Score:275
Rank in 2010s362Overall Rank:4,072
Average Rating:  48/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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84.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:84Rank Score:234
Rank in 2010s419Overall Rank:4,614
Average Rating:  71/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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85.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:85Rank Score:234
Rank in 2010s420Overall Rank:4,622
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 479 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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