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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, Fiona Apple, Death Grips, Swans, Jack White and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
3.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:5,534
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:321
Average Rating:  77/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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15.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,695
Rank in 2010s67Overall Rank:963
Average Rating:  64/100 (353 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:1,260
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,237
Average Rating:  58/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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18.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,056
Rank in 2010s90Overall Rank:1,421
Average Rating:  72/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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20.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 2012:20Rank Score:964
Rank in 2010s99Overall Rank:1,537
Average Rating:  75/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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28.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:705
Rank in 2010s143Overall Rank:1,982
Average Rating:  71/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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35.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:579
Rank in 2010s196Overall Rank:2,321
Average Rating:  79/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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36.

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:539
Rank in 2010s209Overall Rank:2,453
Average Rating:  73/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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37.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:538
Rank in 2010s210Overall Rank:2,456
Average Rating:  79/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 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:515
Rank in 2010s220Overall Rank:2,543
Average Rating:  71/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 201 20%
Canada 55 6%
Australia 43 4%
France 28 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
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