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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Beach House, Jack White, ∆ (alt-j), Fiona Apple, Swans, Grizzly Bear and Death Grips.
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1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:8,490
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:186
Average Rating: 84/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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2.

Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:7,732
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:206
Average Rating: 85/100 (377 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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3.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:4,074
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:372
Average Rating: 78/100 (354 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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4.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:3,935
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:386
Average Rating: 79/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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5.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:3,391
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:441
Average Rating: 78/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,157
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:473
Average Rating: 77/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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7.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,718
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:541
Average Rating: 79/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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8.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,546
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:574
Average Rating: 80/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,484
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:594
Average Rating: 80/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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10.

The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,271
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:637
Average Rating: 77/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Lil B 4 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Death Grips 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 52 5%
Australia 46 5%
France 28 3%
Sweden 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
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