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

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,496
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:659
Average Rating:  76/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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12.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,057
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:785
Average Rating:  76/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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16.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,378
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:1,124
Average Rating:  79/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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28.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:697
Rank in 2010s142Overall Rank:1,968
Average Rating:  74/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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31.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:661
Rank in 2010s155Overall Rank:2,050
Average Rating:  80/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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59.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:342
Rank in 2010s313Overall Rank:3,460
Average Rating:  66/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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63.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:63Rank Score:327
Rank in 2010s331Overall Rank:3,593
Average Rating:  72/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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78.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:78Rank Score:270
Rank in 2010s398Overall Rank:4,181
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

TrilogyCanada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2012:87Rank Score:241
Rank in 2010s435Overall Rank:4,536
Average Rating:  76/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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90.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:90Rank Score:240
Rank in 2010s440Overall Rank:4,562
Average Rating:  73/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 198 20%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 44 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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