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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 23,000 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:326 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,257
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:286
Average Rating:  78/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,835
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,007
Average Rating:  64/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,417
Rank in 2010s95Overall Rank:1,250
Average Rating:  59/100 (287 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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18.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,221
Rank in 2010s106Overall Rank:1,411
Average Rating:  75/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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19.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,192
Rank in 2010s109Overall Rank:1,439
Average Rating:  73/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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22.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:956
Rank in 2010s134Overall Rank:1,730
Average Rating:  71/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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29.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:741
Rank in 2010s180Overall Rank:2,143
Average Rating:  80/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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30.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:733
Rank in 2010s183Overall Rank:2,163
Average Rating:  71/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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31.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 2012:31Rank Score:729
Rank in 2010s185Overall Rank:2,174
Average Rating:  77/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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39.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:625
Rank in 2010s226Overall Rank:2,439
Average Rating:  76/100 (64 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%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 487 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 43 4%
Sweden 26 3%
France 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
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