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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 19,000 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:221 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,517
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:667
Average Rating:  76/100 (343 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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12.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,054
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:800
Average Rating:  76/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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16.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,372
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,148
Average Rating:  79/100 (133 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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29.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:680
Rank in 2010s156Overall Rank:2,049
Average Rating:  74/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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38.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:531
Rank in 2010s213Overall Rank:2,474
Average Rating:  80/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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59.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:344
Rank in 2010s320Overall Rank:3,503
Average Rating:  67/100 (74 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:328
Rank in 2010s338Overall Rank:3,656
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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74.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:74Rank Score:273
Rank in 2010s397Overall Rank:4,212
Average Rating:  77/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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76.

TrilogyCanada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:76Rank Score:268
Rank in 2010s405Overall Rank:4,273
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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88.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:88Rank Score:240
Rank in 2010s457Overall Rank:4,646
Average Rating:  73/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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