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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Grimes and Lana Del Rey.
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RankAlbumArtist
9.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,715
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:558
Average Rating:  77/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,396
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:840
Average Rating:  75/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:2,055
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:965
Average Rating:  79/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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21.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:1,132
Rank in 2010s135Overall Rank:1,590
Average Rating:  79/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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37.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:751
Rank in 2010s213Overall Rank:2,233
Average Rating:  74/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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60.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2012:60Rank Score:433
Rank in 2010s363Overall Rank:3,421
Average Rating:  68/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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62.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2012:62Rank Score:406
Rank in 2010s389Overall Rank:3,614
Average Rating:  77/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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68.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:68Rank Score:361
Rank in 2010s440Overall Rank:3,966
Average Rating:  78/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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70.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 2012:70Rank Score:360
Rank in 2010s444Overall Rank:3,979
Average Rating:  73/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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75.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:338
Rank in 2010s480Overall Rank:4,184
Average Rating:  73/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Swans 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Pat Metheny 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 495 50%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 39 4%
France 26 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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