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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
1.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:7,928
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:189
Average Rating: 84/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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2.

Good Kid, M.A.A.d CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:6,602
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: 84/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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3.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:3,797
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:377
Average Rating: 79/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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4.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:3,421
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:420
Average Rating: 78/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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5.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:3,230
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:444
Average Rating: 77/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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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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7.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,511
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:555
Average Rating: 80/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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8.

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:183 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,465
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:567
Average Rating: 79/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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9.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,053
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:666
Average Rating: 80/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:1,914
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:706
Average Rating: 76/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 41 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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