"When you were young. You were the king of carrot flowers"

- Neutral Milk Hotel
 

Top-rated albums of 1972

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1972 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

Customise chart
View top-rated: Rated by: Minimum ratings:   Include compilations:
Country: Decade:   Year:   
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,373 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:95,428
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,735 votes)
Comments: 239 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

Pink MoonUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,188 charts
Rank in 1972:3Rank Score:34,892
Rank in 1970s17Overall Rank:63
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,419 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,534 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:55,107
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,908 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Close To The EdgeUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1972Appears in:837 charts
Rank in 1972:5Rank Score:22,041
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:115
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,069 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

HarvestCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,016 charts
Rank in 1972:4Rank Score:24,075
Rank in 1970s27Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,354 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

Ege BamyasiGermany Can
Year of Release:1972Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 1972:10Rank Score:7,861
Rank in 1970s94Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  84/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

TransformerUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1972Appears in:954 charts
Rank in 1972:6Rank Score:21,702
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,195 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Thick As A BrickUnited Kingdom Jethro Tull
Year of Release:1972Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1972:8Rank Score:10,478
Rank in 1970s66Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  83/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

Acabou ChorareBrazil Novos Baianos
Year of Release:1972Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1972:20Rank Score:3,083
Rank in 1970s196Overall Rank:821
Average Rating:  83/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, 1965–1968
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1972Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1972:63Rank Score:537
Rank in 1970s654Overall Rank:3,476
Average Rating:  83/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2019 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map