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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:263 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,259
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:596
Average Rating:  77/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,197
Rank in 2010s61Overall Rank:843
Average Rating:  75/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,940
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:955
Average Rating:  79/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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23.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:933
Rank in 2010s140Overall Rank:1,777
Average Rating:  79/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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34.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s192Overall Rank:2,190
Average Rating:  74/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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60.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:389
Rank in 2010s351Overall Rank:3,545
Average Rating:  67/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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67.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:67Rank Score:332
Rank in 2010s414Overall Rank:4,034
Average Rating:  73/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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78.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:284
Rank in 2010s484Overall Rank:4,528
Average Rating:  73/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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87.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:87Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s525Overall Rank:4,878
Average Rating:  76/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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91.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:91Rank Score:256
Rank in 2010s536Overall Rank:4,926
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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