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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:253 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:5,345
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:325
Average Rating:  77/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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14.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:1,766
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:914
Average Rating:  63/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,248
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,233
Average Rating:  58/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,012
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:1,446
Average Rating:  73/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:989
Rank in 2010s90Overall Rank:1,479
Average Rating:  75/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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29.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:702
Rank in 2010s141Overall Rank:1,971
Average Rating:  72/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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35.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:573
Rank in 2010s192Overall Rank:2,317
Average Rating:  79/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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36.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:559
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,349
Average Rating:  73/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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38.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:516
Rank in 2010s213Overall Rank:2,510
Average Rating:  71/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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40.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2012:40Rank Score:469
Rank in 2010s231Overall Rank:2,693
Average Rating:  79/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 29 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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