The Best Indie Pop Albums of 2012

1. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

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Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Critic Score
81
33 reviews

2. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It

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Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

3. Allo Darlin' - Europe

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Allo Darlin' - Europe
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

4. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man

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Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
October 15, 2012
Critic Score
79
32 reviews

5. Poliça - Give You The Ghost

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Poliça - Give You The Ghost
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
78
19 reviews

6. The xx - Coexist

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The xx - Coexist
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
78
38 reviews

7. The Mynabirds - Generals

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The Mynabirds - Generals
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

8. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

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Wild Nothing - Nocturne
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
77
21 reviews

9. Lightships - Electric Cables

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Lightships - Electric Cables
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

10. Field Music - Plumb

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Field Music - Plumb
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
77
20 reviews

11. Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't

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Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
76
24 reviews

12. Regina Spektor - What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

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Regina Spektor - What We Saw From The Cheap Seats
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

13. Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne

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Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne
May 21, 2012
Critic Score
76
18 reviews

14. Hospitality - Hospitality

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Hospitality - Hospitality
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

15. Frankie Rose - Interstellar

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Frankie Rose - Interstellar
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
75
28 reviews

16. A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets

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A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

17. Freelance Whales - Diluvia

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Freelance Whales - Diluvia
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

18. Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal

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Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
73
11 reviews

19. Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path

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Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

20. Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting

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Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

21. Stars - The North

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Stars - The North
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

22. Sun Airway - Soft Fall

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Sun Airway - Soft Fall
October 8, 2012
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

23. Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light

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Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
72
16 reviews

24. La Sera - Sees the Light

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La Sera - Sees the Light
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
72
17 reviews

25. Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior

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Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

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