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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 22,000 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, Fiona Apple, Swans, Death Grips, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
3.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,031
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  78/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,788
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:1,007
Average Rating:  64/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,395
Rank in 2010s94Overall Rank:1,241
Average Rating:  59/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,215
Rank in 2010s105Overall Rank:1,392
Average Rating:  73/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,198
Rank in 2010s108Overall Rank:1,407
Average Rating:  75/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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25.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:834
Rank in 2010s153Overall Rank:1,885
Average Rating:  72/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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26.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:795
Rank in 2010s157Overall Rank:1,958
Average Rating:  71/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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30.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s176Overall Rank:2,120
Average Rating:  77/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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34.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:687
Rank in 2010s197Overall Rank:2,213
Average Rating:  80/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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39.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:575
Rank in 2010s239Overall Rank:2,545
Average Rating:  77/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 52 5%
Australia 44 4%
Sweden 28 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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