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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 25,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Grimes and Jack White.
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RankAlbumArtist
4.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:8,011
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:274
Average Rating:  78/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,871
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,030
Average Rating:  64/100 (452 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,488
Rank in 2010s99Overall Rank:1,250
Average Rating:  60/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,240
Rank in 2010s118Overall Rank:1,460
Average Rating:  75/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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20.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2012:20Rank Score:1,213
Rank in 2010s120Overall Rank:1,487
Average Rating:  72/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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24.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:983
Rank in 2010s148Overall Rank:1,768
Average Rating:  71/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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28.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:849
Rank in 2010s171Overall Rank:1,986
Average Rating:  80/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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31.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:775
Rank in 2010s185Overall Rank:2,136
Average Rating:  71/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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35.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:740
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,212
Average Rating:  77/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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45.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:45Rank Score:546
Rank in 2010s273Overall Rank:2,806
Average Rating:  73/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Pat Metheny 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 495 50%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 42 4%
France 26 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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