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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2012


BY YEAR:
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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

551. Simian Mobile Disco - Unpatterns

Simian Mobile Disco - Unpatterns
May 14, 2012
Electronic
6.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



552. Gravenhurst - The Ghost in Daylight

Gravenhurst - The Ghost in Daylight
May 1, 2012
Post-Rock
6.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



553. Brendan Benson - What Kind of World

Brendan Benson - What Kind of World
April 24, 2012
Rock
6.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



554. Disappears - Pre Language

Disappears - Pre Language
February 28, 2012
Shoegaze
6.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



555. My Best Fiend - In Ghostlike Fading

My Best Fiend - In Ghostlike Fading
February 21, 2012
Indie Rock
6.2
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



556. Imperial Teen - Feel the Sound

Imperial Teen - Feel the Sound
January 31, 2012
Indie Pop
6.2
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



557. Leila - U&I

Leila - U&I
January 24, 2012
Electronic
6.2
Amazon
Rdio



558. Big Boi - Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

Big Boi - Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
December 11, 2012
Hip Hop
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



559. Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital

Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital
September 25, 2012
Indie Rock
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



560. Opossom - Electric Hawaii

Opossom - Electric Hawaii
August 7, 2012
Indie Rock
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



561. Sweet Valley - Stay Calm

Sweet Valley - Stay Calm
August 7, 2012
6.1
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



562. Poolside - Pacific Standard Time

Poolside - Pacific Standard Time
July 9, 2012
6.1
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



563. Van She - Idea of Happiness

Van She - Idea of Happiness
July 9, 2012
Electronic
6.1
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



564. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana

Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana
June 5, 2012
Rock
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



565. Sigur Rós - Valtari

Sigur Rós - Valtari
May 28, 2012
Post-Rock
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



566. Mina Tindle - Taranta

Mina Tindle - Taranta
May 28, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



567. Light Asylum - Light Asylum

Light Asylum - Light Asylum
May 1, 2012
Synthpop
6.1
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



568. Rocket Juice & the Moon - Rocket Juice & the Moon

Rocket Juice & the Moon - Rocket Juice & the Moon
March 27, 2012
Funk
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



569. The Magnetic Fields - Love at the Bottom of the Sea

The Magnetic Fields - Love at the Bottom of the Sea
March 6, 2012
Indie Pop
6.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



570. Game - Jesus Piece

Game - Jesus Piece
December 11, 2012
Hip Hop
6.0
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



571. El Perro Del Mar - Pale Fire

El Perro Del Mar - Pale Fire
November 13, 2012
Indie Pop
6.0
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



572. Benjamin Gibbard - Former Lives

Benjamin Gibbard - Former Lives
October 16, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
6.0
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



573. Tall Ships - Everything Touching

Tall Ships - Everything Touching
October 8, 2012
Indie Rock
6.0
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



574. John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood
October 2, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
6.0
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



575. Levek - Look A Little Closer

Levek - Look A Little Closer
September 25, 2012
Experimental
6.0
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


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