BBC Music's Top 25 Albums of 2012

BBC Music's Top 25 Albums of 2012

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25. Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Indie Folk
Critic Score
82
27 reviews
User Score
83
369 reviews

24. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
October 2, 2012
R&B
Critic Score
84
12 reviews
User Score
80
111 reviews

23. First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar

First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
January 24, 2012
Folk
Critic Score
76
18 reviews
User Score
77
62 reviews

22. Emeli Sandé - Our Version of Events

Emeli Sandé - Our Version of Events
June 5, 2012
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
58
9 reviews
User Score
65
12 reviews

21. Tame Impala - Lonerism

Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
87
24 reviews
User Score
87
651 reviews

20. Father John Misty - Fear Fun

Father John Misty - Fear Fun
May 1, 2012
Indie Folk
Critic Score
77
15 reviews
User Score
80
108 reviews

19. Bill Fay - Life Is People

Bill Fay - Life Is People
August 21, 2012
Folk
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
79
12 reviews

18. Chromatics - Kill for Love

Chromatics - Kill for Love
March 26, 2012
Synthpop
Critic Score
81
21 reviews
User Score
81
195 reviews

17. Django Django - Django Django

Django Django - Django Django
January 30, 2012
Psychedelic
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
77
118 reviews

16. Liars - WIXIW

Liars - WIXIW
June 5, 2012
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
83
26 reviews
User Score
79
74 reviews

15. Swans - The Seer

Swans - The Seer
August 28, 2012
Post-Rock
Critic Score
87
24 reviews
User Score
85
245 reviews

14. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
April 3, 2012
Hip Hop
Critic Score
59
20 reviews
User Score
58
70 reviews

13. Baroness - Yellow & Green

Baroness - Yellow & Green
July 17, 2012
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
76
12 reviews
User Score
81
35 reviews

12. Carter Tutti Void - Transverse

Carter Tutti Void - Transverse
March 26, 2012
Electronic
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
76
2 reviews

11. Mala - Mala in Cuba

Mala - Mala in Cuba
September 11, 2012
Dubstep
Critic Score
76
8 reviews
User Score
80
5 reviews

10. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
April 10, 2012
Blues Rock
Critic Score
72
22 reviews
User Score
76
89 reviews

9. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave

Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
May 28, 2012
Experimental
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
User Score
79
289 reviews

8. David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant

David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant
September 11, 2012
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
23 reviews
User Score
75
59 reviews

7. Busy Signal - Reggae Music Again

Busy Signal - Reggae Music Again
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

6. Death Grips - The Money Store

Death Grips - The Money Store
April 24, 2012
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
86
362 reviews

5. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble
June 12, 2012
Electronic
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
User Score
76
18 reviews

4. Jessie Ware - Devotion

Jessie Ware - Devotion
August 20, 2012
Soul
Critic Score
83
26 reviews
User Score
82
127 reviews

3. Dexys - One Day I'm Going to Soar

Dexys - One Day I'm Going to Soar
June 4, 2012
Soul
Critic Score
73
10 reviews
User Score
95
2 reviews

2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
R&B
Critic Score
92
30 reviews
User Score
86
606 reviews

1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city

Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
October 22, 2012
Hip Hop
Critic Score
88
22 reviews
User Score
90
703 reviews
Original Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcmusic/2012/12/bbc_music_top_25_albums_of_2012.html

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