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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 24,000 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:333 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,555
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:277
Average Rating:  78/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,864
Rank in 2010s77Overall Rank:1,011
Average Rating:  64/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,451
Rank in 2010s94Overall Rank:1,239
Average Rating:  60/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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18.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,214
Rank in 2010s109Overall Rank:1,428
Average Rating:  75/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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19.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,194
Rank in 2010s112Overall Rank:1,449
Average Rating:  73/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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23.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:965
Rank in 2010s140Overall Rank:1,743
Average Rating:  71/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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30.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:745
Rank in 2010s182Overall Rank:2,144
Average Rating:  80/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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31.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:735
Rank in 2010s185Overall Rank:2,169
Average Rating:  71/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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33.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:728
Rank in 2010s189Overall Rank:2,185
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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39.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:634
Rank in 2010s225Overall Rank:2,439
Average Rating:  75/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Lil B 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Joe Bonamassa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 487 49%
United Kingdom 200 20%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 26 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
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