The Best Alt-Country Albums of 2012

1. Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions

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Billy Bragg & Wilco - Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions
April 21, 2012
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

2. Lambchop - Mr. M

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Lambchop - Mr. M
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
78
22 reviews

3. Kelly Hogan - I Like To Keep Myself In Pain

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Kelly Hogan - I Like To Keep Myself In Pain
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

4. Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold

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Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

5. Patterson Hood - Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance

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Patterson Hood - Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

6. Alejandro Escovedo - Big Station

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Alejandro Escovedo - Big Station
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

7. Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur

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Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
January 17, 2012
Critic Score
73
18 reviews

8. Rhett Miller - The Dreamer

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Rhett Miller - The Dreamer
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

9. Calexico - Algiers

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Calexico - Algiers
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
72
14 reviews

10. Tift Merritt - Traveling Alone

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Tift Merritt - Traveling Alone
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

11. Giant Sand - Tucson

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Giant Sand - Tucson
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
67
5 reviews

12. Craig Finn - Clear Heart Full Eyes

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Craig Finn - Clear Heart Full Eyes
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
66
20 reviews

13. Lucero - Women & Work

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Lucero - Women & Work
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
65
5 reviews

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