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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:236 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:5,067
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  78/100 (343 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:1,632
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:949
Average Rating:  63/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,243
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:1,199
Average Rating:  58/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,058
Rank in 2010s85Overall Rank:1,358
Average Rating:  73/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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20.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 2012:20Rank Score:946
Rank in 2010s92Overall Rank:1,487
Average Rating:  75/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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28.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:665
Rank in 2010s146Overall Rank:1,995
Average Rating:  72/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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33.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:575
Rank in 2010s179Overall Rank:2,253
Average Rating:  74/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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35.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:519
Rank in 2010s194Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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39.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:463
Rank in 2010s215Overall Rank:2,671
Average Rating:  70/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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42.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 2012:42Rank Score:420
Rank in 2010s235Overall Rank:2,907
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 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%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 480 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 46 5%
Sweden 29 3%
France 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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