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NME's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

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This is an ordered list of NME's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out NME's Year End List.

1. Crystal Castles - (III)

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Crystal Castles - (III)
November 12, 2012
Electronic
Score
9

2. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
October 15, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
9

3. Ty Segall - Twins

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Ty Segall - Twins
October 9, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
9

4. Tame Impala - Lonerism

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Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Score
9

5. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

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Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
9

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

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David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant
September 11, 2012
Art Pop
Score
9

7. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

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Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
9

8. TNGHT - TNGHT

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TNGHT - TNGHT
July 24, 2012
Electronic
Score
9

9. Purity Ring - Shrines

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Purity Ring - Shrines
July 24, 2012
Experimental
Score
9

10. DIIV - Oshin

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DIIV - Oshin
June 26, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
9

11. Clams Casino - Instrumental 2

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Clams Casino - Instrumental 2
June 4, 2012
Electronic
Score
9

12. The Cribs - In the Belly of the Brazen Bull

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The Cribs - In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
May 7, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
9

13. Graham Coxon - A+E

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Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
9

14. Black Breath - Sentenced to Life

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Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
March 26, 2012
Score
9

15. Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim

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Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
March 6, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
9

16. Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun

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Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun
February 28, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
9

17. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp

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Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
February 7, 2012
Folk
Score
9

18. Tribes - Baby

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Tribes - Baby
January 16, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
9

19. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild

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The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
January 6, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
9

20. Katy B - Danger EP

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Katy B - Danger EP
December 7, 2012
House
Score
8

21. Willy Mason - Carry On

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Willy Mason - Carry On
December 3, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
8

22. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27, 2012
R&B
Score
8

23. Deftones - Koi No Yokan

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Deftones - Koi No Yokan
November 13, 2012
Alternative Metal
Score
8

24. Brian Eno - LUX

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Brian Eno - LUX
November 13, 2012
Experimental Rock
Score
8

25. Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence

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Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence
November 5, 2012
Folk
Score
8
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings NME awarded albums throughout 2012.


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