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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 20,000 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, Fiona Apple, Death Grips, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
10.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,520
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:666
Average Rating:  76/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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13.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:1,964
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:842
Average Rating:  76/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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16.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,470
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:1,089
Average Rating:  79/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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31.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:635
Rank in 2010s177Overall Rank:2,177
Average Rating:  74/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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40.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:528
Rank in 2010s221Overall Rank:2,506
Average Rating:  80/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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59.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:344
Rank in 2010s326Overall Rank:3,536
Average Rating:  67/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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62.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:62Rank Score:327
Rank in 2010s341Overall Rank:3,676
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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64.

TrilogyCanada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:64Rank Score:319
Rank in 2010s352Overall Rank:3,755
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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75.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:273
Rank in 2010s406Overall Rank:4,229
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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91.

TRSTCanada Trust
Year of Release:2012Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:230
Rank in 2010s479Overall Rank:4,795
Average Rating:  70/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 28 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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