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

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,059
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:623
Average Rating:  77/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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13.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:2,200
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:828
Average Rating:  75/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,933
Rank in 2010s71Overall Rank:941
Average Rating:  80/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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24.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:869
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:1,838
Average Rating:  79/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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32.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s181Overall Rank:2,139
Average Rating:  74/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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51.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:445
Rank in 2010s305Overall Rank:3,138
Average Rating:  76/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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65.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:348
Rank in 2010s391Overall Rank:3,852
Average Rating:  67/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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70.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:70Rank Score:322
Rank in 2010s419Overall Rank:4,067
Average Rating:  73/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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72.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:311
Rank in 2010s428Overall Rank:4,163
Average Rating:  73/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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83.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:83Rank Score:282
Rank in 2010s481Overall Rank:4,472
Average Rating:  73/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 484 48%
United Kingdom 203 20%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 43 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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