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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 23,000 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:325 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,204
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:287
Average Rating:  77/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,865
Rank in 2010s77Overall Rank:994
Average Rating:  64/100 (427 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,400
Rank in 2010s95Overall Rank:1,260
Average Rating:  60/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,242
Rank in 2010s102Overall Rank:1,393
Average Rating:  73/100 (213 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:1,199
Rank in 2010s107Overall Rank:1,424
Average Rating:  75/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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22.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:962
Rank in 2010s133Overall Rank:1,711
Average Rating:  71/100 (287 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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28.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:732
Rank in 2010s182Overall Rank:2,160
Average Rating:  71/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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29.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:730
Rank in 2010s184Overall Rank:2,166
Average Rating:  77/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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34.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:680
Rank in 2010s204Overall Rank:2,282
Average Rating:  80/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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39.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:586
Rank in 2010s245Overall Rank:2,557
Average Rating:  77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Lil B 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 487 49%
United Kingdom 200 20%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 42 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
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