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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Jack White, ∆ (alt-j), Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Swans and Death Grips.
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RankAlbumArtist
6.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,004
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:469
Average Rating: 77/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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15.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,166
Rank in 2010s68Overall Rank:1,093
Average Rating: 63/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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16.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,155
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:1,100
Average Rating: 59/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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17.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:976
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:1,266
Average Rating: 75/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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19.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:805
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:1,502
Average Rating: 76/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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26.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:586
Rank in 2010s137Overall Rank:1,947
Average Rating: 72/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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29.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:544
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:2,049
Average Rating: 78/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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33.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:468
Rank in 2010s166Overall Rank:2,296
Average Rating: 70/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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35.

Sweet Heart Sweet LightUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:2012Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:447
Rank in 2010s177Overall Rank:2,403
Average Rating: 76/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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42.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2012:42Rank Score:355
Rank in 2010s222Overall Rank:2,873
Average Rating: 74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Canada 58 6%
Australia 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 24 2%
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