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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 16,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Beach House, ∆ (alt-j), Jack White, Swans, Fiona Apple, Death Grips and Grizzly Bear.
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RankAlbumArtist
12.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,297
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:653
Average Rating: 76/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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13.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:1,885
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:786
Average Rating: 76/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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17.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,063
Rank in 2010s83Overall Rank:1,266
Average Rating: 78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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25.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:699
Rank in 2010s131Overall Rank:1,817
Average Rating: 80/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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30.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:600
Rank in 2010s159Overall Rank:2,041
Average Rating: 74/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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48.

KissCanada Carly Rae Jepsen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:48Rank Score:362
Rank in 2010s255Overall Rank:3,071
Average Rating: 49/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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50.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2012:50Rank Score:360
Rank in 2010s259Overall Rank:3,085
Average Rating: 67/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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52.

A Sleep & A ForgettingCanada Islands
Year of Release:2012Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2012:52Rank Score:344
Rank in 2010s270Overall Rank:3,212
Average Rating: 71/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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75.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:249
Rank in 2010s383Overall Rank:4,167
Average Rating: 72/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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80.

BBNG2Canada BADBADNOTGOOD
Year of Release:2012Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2012:80Rank Score:240
Rank in 2010s403Overall Rank:4,298
Average Rating: 81/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Lil B 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Azealia Banks 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 477 48%
United Kingdom 190 19%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
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