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

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,075
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:284
Average Rating:  77/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,795
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,017
Average Rating:  64/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,400
Rank in 2010s94Overall Rank:1,249
Average Rating:  59/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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18.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2012:18Rank Score:1,257
Rank in 2010s101Overall Rank:1,359
Average Rating:  75/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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19.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2012:19Rank Score:1,256
Rank in 2010s102Overall Rank:1,362
Average Rating:  73/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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23.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:911
Rank in 2010s141Overall Rank:1,780
Average Rating:  71/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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27.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:797
Rank in 2010s160Overall Rank:1,974
Average Rating:  71/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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30.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:727
Rank in 2010s179Overall Rank:2,136
Average Rating:  77/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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33.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:33Rank Score:685
Rank in 2010s197Overall Rank:2,240
Average Rating:  80/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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39.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:581
Rank in 2010s243Overall Rank:2,549
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Lana Del Rey 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 43 4%
France 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
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