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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
4.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:9,837
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  78/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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16.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:2,091
Rank in 2010s92Overall Rank:1,050
Average Rating:  63/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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17.

BabelUnited Kingdom Mumford & Sons
Year of Release:2012Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 2012:17Rank Score:1,628
Rank in 2010s115Overall Rank:1,284
Average Rating:  61/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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21.

Jake BuggUnited Kingdom Jake Bugg
Year of Release:2012Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 2012:21Rank Score:1,305
Rank in 2010s146Overall Rank:1,555
Average Rating:  72/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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22.

Django DjangoUnited Kingdom Django Django
Year of Release:2012Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 2012:22Rank Score:1,294
Rank in 2010s147Overall Rank:1,566
Average Rating:  75/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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23.

CoexistUnited Kingdom The xx
Year of Release:2012Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 2012:23Rank Score:1,280
Rank in 2010s148Overall Rank:1,580
Average Rating:  70/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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32.

KindredUnited Kingdom Burial
Year of Release:2012Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2012:32Rank Score:946
Rank in 2010s195Overall Rank:2,033
Average Rating:  80/100 (158 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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38.

Weather SystemsUnited Kingdom Anathema
Year of Release:2012Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:782
Rank in 2010s245Overall Rank:2,361
Average Rating:  78/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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39.

Given To The WildUnited Kingdom The Maccabees
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:754
Rank in 2010s251Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating:  71/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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43.

Luxury ProblemsUnited Kingdom Andy Stott
Year of Release:2012Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 2012:43Rank Score:693
Rank in 2010s280Overall Rank:2,594
Average Rating:  76/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Neil Young And Crazy Horse 2 0%
Pat Metheny 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
Mount Eerie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 204 20%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 38 4%
Sweden 28 3%
France 23 2%
Germany 23 2%
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