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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
3.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:5,211
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  77/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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14.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:1,809
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:884
Average Rating:  63/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,230
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,239
Average Rating:  58/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,075
Rank in 2010s85Overall Rank:1,363
Average Rating:  73/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,021
Rank in 2010s88Overall Rank:1,425
Average Rating:  75/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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27.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:707
Rank in 2010s139Overall Rank:1,948
Average Rating:  72/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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35.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:562
Rank in 2010s190Overall Rank:2,312
Average Rating:  79/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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36.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:558
Rank in 2010s193Overall Rank:2,330
Average Rating:  73/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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37.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:516
Rank in 2010s205Overall Rank:2,477
Average Rating:  71/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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40.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:452
Rank in 2010s230Overall Rank:2,748
Average Rating:  79/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 478 48%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 44 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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