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
90

2. Har Mar Superstar - You Can Feel Me

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Har Mar Superstar - You Can Feel Me
October 22, 2012
Score
90

3. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
October 15, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

4. Tame Impala - Lonerism

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Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Score
90

5. Ty Segall - Twins

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Ty Segall - Twins
October 9, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
90

6. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

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Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
90

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

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David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant
September 11, 2012
Art Pop
Score
90

8. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

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Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
90

9. TNGHT - TNGHT

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TNGHT - TNGHT
July 24, 2012
Electronic
Score
90

10. Purity Ring - Shrines

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Purity Ring - Shrines
July 24, 2012
Synthpop
Score
90

11. DIIV - Oshin

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DIIV - Oshin
June 26, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
90

12. Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense

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Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
June 12, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
90

13. Clams Casino - Instrumental 2

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Clams Casino - Instrumental 2
June 4, 2012
Electronic
Score
90

14. 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
90

15. Graham Coxon - A+E

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Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

16. Black Breath - Sentenced to Life

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Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
March 26, 2012
Death Metal
Score
90

17. Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim

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Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
March 6, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

18. Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun

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Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun
February 28, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
90

19. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp

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Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
February 7, 2012
Folk
Score
90

20. Tribes - Baby

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Tribes - Baby
January 16, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

21. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild

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The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
January 6, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

22. Katy B - Danger EP

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Katy B - Danger EP
December 7, 2012
House
Score
80

23. Jimmy Edgar - Majenta

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Jimmy Edgar - Majenta
December 4, 2012
Score
80

24. Willy Mason - Carry On

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Willy Mason - Carry On
December 3, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
80

25. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27, 2012
R&B
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings NME awarded albums throughout 2012.


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