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

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,284
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:696
Average Rating:  76/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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12.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:1,942
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:811
Average Rating:  76/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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16.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,315
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:1,142
Average Rating:  79/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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22.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:779
Rank in 2010s114Overall Rank:1,758
Average Rating:  79/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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26.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:689
Rank in 2010s138Overall Rank:1,954
Average Rating:  74/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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48.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:365
Rank in 2010s275Overall Rank:3,314
Average Rating:  66/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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78.

KissCanada Carly Rae Jepsen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:263
Rank in 2010s383Overall Rank:4,284
Average Rating:  48/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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85.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:85Rank Score:242
Rank in 2010s414Overall Rank:4,562
Average Rating:  73/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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87.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 2012:87Rank Score:233
Rank in 2010s429Overall Rank:4,692
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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94.

BBNG2Canada BADBADNOTGOOD
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:94Rank Score:213
Rank in 2010s462Overall Rank:5,004
Average Rating:  79/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Animal Collective 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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