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Published on December 16th, 2012 | by AlexandreG.

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The Best Albums in 2012


We are so close to the end of 2012, and it’s time to make a post about some of the best lists of the year (we don’t know why in the middle of the month of november there are already official lists). Among the best albums, songs, videos and covers, during the upcoming weeks, we will show you the choices of the greatest specialists (you know, the lists are worth what they are worth!)

BBC MUSIC TOP 25 of 2012:
25 Grizzly Bear – Shields
24 Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
23 First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
22 Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events
21 Tame Impala – Lonerism
20 Father John Misty – Fear Fun
19 Bill Fay – Life Is People
18 Chromatics – Kill for Love
17 Django Django – Django Django
16 Liars – WIXIW
15 Swans – The Seer
14 Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
13 Baroness – Yellow & Green
12 Carter Tutti Void – Transverse
11 Mala – Mala in Cuba
10 Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
9 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
8 David Byrne and St Vincent – Love This Giant
7 Busy Signal – Reggae Music Again
6 Death Grips – The Money Store
5 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble
4 Jessie Ware – Devotion
3 Dexys – One Day I’m Going to Soar
2 Frank Ocean – Channel ORANGE
1 Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city

Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2012:
75 Carter Tutti Void – Transverse
74 Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
73 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat + Bone
72 Rufus Wainwright – Out of The Game
71 Lee Ranaldo – Between The Times And The Tides
70 Simone Felice – Simone Felice
69 Ty Segall – Twins
68 Woods – Bend Beyond
67 Cornershop – Urban Turban: The Singhles Club
66 Goat – World Music
65 Nite Jewel – One Second Of Love
64 Orbital – Wonky
63 Calexico – Algiers
62 Ian Hunter & The Rant Band – When I’m President
61 Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
60 The Liminanas – Crystal Anis
59 Father John Misty – Fear Fun
58 Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos
57 David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
56 Pond – Beard, Wives, Denim
55 The 2 Bears – Be Strong
54 Yeti Lane – The Echo Show
53 Public Image Ltd – This is PiL
52 Cate Le Bon – Cyrk
51 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
50 Laetitia Sadier – Silencio
49 Damon Albarn – Dr Dee
48 Howlin Rain – The Russian Wilds
47 Anais Mitchell – Young Man In America
46 Cat Power – Sun
45 Japandroids – Celebration Rock
44 Sun Araw & M Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos – Icon Give Thank
43 Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Americana
42 Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
41 Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
40 First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
39 Dirty Three – Toward The Low Sun
38 Lightships – Electric Cables
37 Patterson Hood – Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance
36 Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves
35 Six Organs of Admittance – Ascent
34 Bobby Womack – The Braves Man In Universe
33 Micachu & The Shapes – Never
32 Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
31 Hot Chip – In Our Heads
30 Ry Cooder – Election Special
29 The Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Big Moon Ritual
28 Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
27 Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
26 Graham Coxon – A&E
25 Patti Smith – Banga
24 Allah-Las – Allah-Las
23 Julia Holter – Ekstasis
22 Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
21 Beachwood Sparks – The Tarnished Gold
20 The xx – Coexist
19 Neneh Cherry and The Thing – The Cherry Thing
18 Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
17 Grimes – Visions
16 The Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse
15 Field Music – Plumb
14 Paul Buchanan – Mid Air
13 Dexys – One Day I’m Going To Soar
12 Go-Kart Mozart – On The Hot Dog Stands
11 Tame Impala – Lonerism
10 Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
09 Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
08 Grizzly Bear – Shields
07 Ty Segall & White Fence – Hair
06 Bill Fay – Life is People
05 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
04 Dr John – Locked Down
03 Jack White – Blunderbuss
02 Bob Dylan – Tempest
01 Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas

NME’s Top 50 LPs of 2012:
1. Tame Impala – Lonerism
2. Grimes – Visions
3. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
4. Crystal Castles – III
5. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
6. The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
7. Pond – Beard Wives Denim
8. The Cribs -In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull
9. Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
10. Jack White – Blunderbuss
11. Django Django – Django Django
12. David Byrne & St Vincent – Love This Giant
13. DIIV – Oshin
14. The XX – Coexist
15. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
16. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
17. Grizzly Bear – Shields
18. Tribes – Baby
19. Toy – Toy
20. Howler – America Give Up
21. Cat Power – Sun
22. Beach House – Bloom
23. Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
24. Merchandise – Children Of Desire
25. Ariel Pink – Mature Themes
26. Spector – Enjoy It While It Lasts
27. Jessie Ware – Devotion
28. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
29. Mac DeMarco – 2
30. Breton – Other People’s Problems
31. Kanye West – Cruel Summer
32. Graham Coxon – A+E
33. Hot Chip – In Our Heads
34. Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
35. Metz – Metz
36. The Vaccines – Come Of Age
37. Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood Of Colour
38. TEED – Trouble
39. Liars – WIXIW
40. Polica – Give You The Ghost
41. Ty Segall – Twins
42. Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
43. Ratking – Wiki93
44. Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, MAAd City
45. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
46. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe
47. John Talabot – Fin The
48. 2 Bears – Be Strong
49. Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
50. Purity Ring – Shrines

Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2012:
50 Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
49 Amadou And Mariam – Folila
48 The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania
47 Todd Snider – Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables
46 Muse – The 2nd Law
45 Rick Ross – Rich Forever
44 Garbage – Not Your Kind of People
43 fun. – Some Nights
42 Allo Darlin’ – Europe
41 The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter
40 Escort – Escort
39 Passion Pit – Gossamer
38 Titus Andronicus – Local Business
37 Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now
36 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe
35 Grizzly Bear – Shields
34 Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
33 Grimes – Visions
32 Hospitality – Hospitality
31 Taylor Swift – Red
30 Azealia Banks – 1991
29 Dave Matthews Band – Away From the World
28 Beach House – Bloom
27 Gary Clark Jr. – Blak and Blu
26 Django Django – Django Django
25 Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos
24 G.O.O.D. Music – Cruel Summer
23 Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits
22 Bonnie Raitt – Slipstream
21 Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
20 Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
19 Band Of Horses – Mirage Rock
18 Nas – Life is Good
17 John Mayer – Born and Raised
16 Cat Power – Sun
15 Dr. John – Locked Down
14 Best Coast – The Only Place
13 Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
12 Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth
11 Mumford & Sons – Babel
10 Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
09 Japandroids – Celebration Rock
08 Green Day – !Uno!
07 Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Here
06 Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
05 Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel…
04 Bob Dylan – Tempest
03 Jack White – Blunderbuss
02 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
01 Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball

SPIN’s Top 50 Albums of 2012:
50. fun. – Some Nights
49. Heems – Nehru Jackets
48. Best Coast – The Only Place
47. Metric – Synthetica
46. Spoek Mathambo – Father Creeper
45. Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
44. Deftones – Koi No Yokan
43. Kathleen Edwards – Voyageur
42. Lindstrom – Six Cups of Rebel and Smalhans
41. Purity Ring – Shrines
40. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz
39. Roc Marciano – Reloaded
38. Taylor Swift – Red
37. R. Kelly – Write Me Back
36. Beak> – >>
35. Jack White – Blunderbuss
34. Mala – In Cuba
33. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
32. Goat – World Music
31. The xx – Coexist
30. Frankie Rose – Interstellar
29. Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky
28. Jessie Ware – Devotion
27. Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror
26. Tame Impala – Lonerism
25. Action Bronson – Blue Chips
24. Cat Power – Sun
23. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
22. Torche – Harmonicraft
21. Daphni – Jiaolong
20. Pallbearer – Sorrow and Extinction
19. Traxman – Da Mind of Traxman
18. King Tuff – King Tuff
17. Grizzly Bear – Shields
16. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel…
15. Baroness – Yellow & Green
14. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
13. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
12. Death Grips – No Love Deep Web
11. Future – Pluto
10. Santigold – Master of My Make-Believe
9. Ty Segall – Twins
8. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
7. Swans – The Seer
6. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
5. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
4. DJ Rashad – Teklife Vol. 1 – Welcome to the Chi
3. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
2. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city
1. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

Q Magazine – Top 50 Albums of 2012:
The 2 Bears – Be Strong
Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
Paul Banks – Banks
Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
Beach House – Bloom
Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
Cat Power – Sun
Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
Daphni – Jiaolong
Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
Django Django – Django Django
Bob Dylan – Tempest
EL-P – Cancer4Cure
Field Music – Plumb
Go-Kart Mozart – On The Hot Dog Streets
Grimes – Visions
Grizzly Bear – Shields
Ren Harvieu – Through The Night
Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
Here We Go Magic – A Different Ship
Hot Chip – In Our Heads
Elton John Vs. Pnau – Good Morning To The Night
Josephine – Portrait
The Killers – Battle Born
Kindness – World, You Need A Change of Mind
Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
The Maccabees – Given to the Wild
Mala in Cuba – Mala in Cuba
Mumford & Sons – Babel
Muse – The 2nd Law
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Orbital – Wonky
Peaking Lights – Lucifer
Plan B – Ill Manors
Emeli Sande – Our Version of Events
Saint Etienne – Words And Music By Saint Etienne
School Of Seven Bells – Ghostory
Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble
The Vaccines – Come Of Age
Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
The Walkmen – Heaven
Jessie Ware – Devotion
Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
Jack White – Blunderbuss
Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe

Rough Trade’s Top 10 Albums of 2012:
10 – Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
9 – Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls
8 – Django Django – Django Django
7 – Alt J – An Awesome Wave
6 – Damien Jurado – Maraqopa
5 – Goat – World Music
4 – Allo Darlin’ – Europe
3 – Toy – Toy
2 – John Talabot – Fin
1 – Grimes – Visions

 

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