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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 28,000 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, Lana Del Rey and Grimes.
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RankAlbumArtist
9.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,635
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:597
Average Rating:  77/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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14.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,406
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:864
Average Rating:  75/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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15.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:2,285
Rank in 2010s79Overall Rank:909
Average Rating:  80/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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23.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:1,229
Rank in 2010s143Overall Rank:1,549
Average Rating:  79/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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38.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:751
Rank in 2010s234Overall Rank:2,338
Average Rating:  74/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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59.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2012:59Rank Score:519
Rank in 2010s343Overall Rank:3,102
Average Rating:  78/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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65.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 2012:65Rank Score:410
Rank in 2010s413Overall Rank:3,693
Average Rating:  68/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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71.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2012:71Rank Score:383
Rank in 2010s453Overall Rank:3,906
Average Rating:  78/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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75.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:362
Rank in 2010s476Overall Rank:4,092
Average Rating:  73/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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79.

Clockwork AngelsCanada Rush
Year of Release:2012Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:344
Rank in 2010s509Overall Rank:4,259
Average Rating:  74/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Pat Metheny 2 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
Guided By Voices 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 483 48%
United Kingdom 200 20%
Canada 62 6%
Australia 39 4%
Sweden 27 3%
France 24 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
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