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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 27,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-j), Beach House, Death Grips, Fiona Apple, Swans, Grimes and Lana Del Rey.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

ValtariIceland Sigur Rós
Year of Release:2012Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:1,131
Rank in 2010s141Overall Rank:1,625
Average Rating:  74/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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22.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:1,125
Rank in 2010s142Overall Rank:1,633
Average Rating:  79/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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23.

Swing Lo MagellanUnited States Dirty Projectors
Year of Release:2012Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:1,121
Rank in 2010s145Overall Rank:1,638
Average Rating:  76/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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24.

Boys & GirlsUnited States Alabama Shakes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 2012:24Rank Score:1,095
Rank in 2010s150Overall Rank:1,674
Average Rating:  74/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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25.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 2012:25Rank Score:1,044
Rank in 2010s157Overall Rank:1,738
Average Rating:  71/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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26.

NocturneUnited States Wild Nothing
Year of Release:2012Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 2012:26Rank Score:990
Rank in 2010s165Overall Rank:1,824
Average Rating:  78/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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27.

Koi No YokanUnited States Deftones
Year of Release:2012Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 2012:27Rank Score:987
Rank in 2010s166Overall Rank:1,831
Average Rating:  77/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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28.

Light Up GoldUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2012Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 2012:28Rank Score:929
Rank in 2010s178Overall Rank:1,923
Average Rating:  79/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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29.

The Disintegration Loops
Compilation
United States William Basinski
Year of Release:2012Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2012:29Rank Score:919
Rank in 2010s179Overall Rank:1,938
Average Rating:  79/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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30.

Kill For LoveUnited States Chromatics
Year of Release:2012Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 2012:30Rank Score:909
Rank in 2010s182Overall Rank:1,954
Average Rating:  75/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
Kyle Bobby Dunn 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 489 49%
United Kingdom 202 20%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 40 4%
France 26 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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