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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 30,000 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
10.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,953
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:580
Average Rating:  77/100 (514 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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13.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:3,064
Rank in 2010s66Overall Rank:739
Average Rating:  80/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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15.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:2,436
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:899
Average Rating:  75/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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21.

'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:2012Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:1,332
Rank in 2010s140Overall Rank:1,525
Average Rating:  79/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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36.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2012:36Rank Score:852
Rank in 2010s220Overall Rank:2,202
Average Rating:  74/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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44.

Psychedelic PillCanada Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 2012:44Rank Score:686
Rank in 2010s282Overall Rank:2,607
Average Rating:  78/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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51.

Trilogy
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Canada The Weeknd
Year of Release:2012Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 2012:51Rank Score:595
Rank in 2010s327Overall Rank:2,884
Average Rating:  79/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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70.

Dark EyesCanada Half Moon Run
Year of Release:2012Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2012:70Rank Score:411
Rank in 2010s455Overall Rank:3,862
Average Rating:  79/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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74.

SyntheticaCanada Metric
Year of Release:2012Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2012:74Rank Score:398
Rank in 2010s473Overall Rank:3,959
Average Rating:  68/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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79.

Old IdeasCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 2012:79Rank Score:367
Rank in 2010s524Overall Rank:4,246
Average Rating:  74/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Mouse On Mars 2 0%
The Flaming Lips 2 0%
Charli XCX 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 475 48%
United Kingdom 204 20%
Canada 64 6%
Australia 38 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Germany 23 2%
France 23 2%
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