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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, ∆ (alt-j), Frank Ocean, Beach House, Swans, Death Grips, Jack White, Fiona Apple and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
3.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:5,070
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  78/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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14.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:120 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:1,585
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:980
Average Rating:  63/100 (323 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 2010s79Overall Rank:1,229
Average Rating:  58/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,053
Rank in 2010s87Overall Rank:1,372
Average Rating:  74/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,002
Rank in 2010s88Overall Rank:1,437
Average Rating:  75/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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29.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:657
Rank in 2010s153Overall Rank:2,033
Average Rating:  72/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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35.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:558
Rank in 2010s187Overall Rank:2,308
Average Rating:  74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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36.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:550
Rank in 2010s191Overall Rank:2,342
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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37.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:513
Rank in 2010s204Overall Rank:2,467
Average Rating:  70/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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40.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:425
Rank in 2010s238Overall Rank:2,855
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 5 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 484 48%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 45 5%
Sweden 30 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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