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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 24,000 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:266 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,374
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:589
Average Rating:  77/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,206
Rank in 2010s63Overall Rank:851
Average Rating:  75/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,951
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:965
Average Rating:  79/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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25.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:923
Rank in 2010s148Overall Rank:1,807
Average Rating:  79/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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35.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:727
Rank in 2010s192Overall Rank:2,191
Average Rating:  74/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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57.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:57Rank Score:409
Rank in 2010s338Overall Rank:3,440
Average Rating:  68/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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65.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:368
Rank in 2010s372Overall Rank:3,734
Average Rating:  77/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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69.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 2012:69Rank Score:335
Rank in 2010s419Overall Rank:4,047
Average Rating:  73/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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85.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:85Rank Score:281
Rank in 2010s508Overall Rank:4,616
Average Rating:  73/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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92.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:92Rank Score:256
Rank in 2010s551Overall Rank:4,963
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 487 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
France 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
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