The Most Underrated Albums of 2012


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1. Marina and the Diamonds - Electra Heart

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Marina and the Diamonds - Electra Heart
April 30th, 2012
Critic Score
58
6 reviews
USER SCORE
73
40 reviews

2. Lana Del Rey - Paradise

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Lana Del Rey - Paradise
November 13th, 2012
Critic Score
58
6 reviews
USER SCORE
72
31 reviews

3. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die

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Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
January 31st, 2012
Critic Score
59
23 reviews
USER SCORE
71
139 reviews

4. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

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Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
October 9th, 2012
Critic Score
66
8 reviews
USER SCORE
77
33 reviews

5. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave

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Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
May 28th, 2012
Critic Score
70
11 reviews
USER SCORE
80
209 reviews

6. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now

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The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
June 12th, 2012
Critic Score
71
14 reviews
USER SCORE
79
43 reviews

7. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
USER SCORE
83
26 reviews

8. Yeasayer - Fragrant World

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Yeasayer - Fragrant World
August 21st, 2012
Critic Score
65
20 reviews
USER SCORE
73
33 reviews

9. Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB

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Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB
October 1st, 2012
Critic Score
74
9 reviews
USER SCORE
82
97 reviews

10. G.O.O.D. Music - Cruel Summer

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G.O.O.D. Music - Cruel Summer
September 18th, 2012
Critic Score
66
19 reviews
USER SCORE
73
29 reviews

11. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild

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The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
January 6th, 2012
Critic Score
69
9 reviews
USER SCORE
76
26 reviews

12. Trust - TRST

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Trust - TRST
February 28th, 2012
Critic Score
70
11 reviews
USER SCORE
77
34 reviews

13. Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II

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Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II
September 11th, 2012
Critic Score
75
13 reviews
USER SCORE
81
25 reviews

14. Hot Chip - In Our Heads

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Hot Chip - In Our Heads
June 11th, 2012
Critic Score
73
23 reviews
USER SCORE
79
79 reviews

15. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
August 21st, 2012
Critic Score
73
21 reviews
USER SCORE
78
67 reviews

16. Beach House - Bloom

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Beach House - Bloom
May 15th, 2012
Critic Score
80
22 reviews
USER SCORE
85
309 reviews

17. Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon

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Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
September 4th, 2012
Critic Score
65
12 reviews
USER SCORE
70
35 reviews

18. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom

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Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
USER SCORE
80
30 reviews

19. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
78
13 reviews
USER SCORE
83
119 reviews

20. Laurel Halo - Quarantine

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Laurel Halo - Quarantine
May 29th, 2012
Critic Score
76
14 reviews
USER SCORE
81
38 reviews

21. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

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Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
April 10th, 2012
Critic Score
71
18 reviews
USER SCORE
76
47 reviews

22. The Antlers - Undersea

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The Antlers - Undersea
July 24th, 2012
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
USER SCORE
79
31 reviews

23. Mumford & Sons - Babel

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Mumford & Sons - Babel
September 25th, 2012
Critic Score
53
18 reviews
USER SCORE
57
71 reviews

24. Crystal Castles - (III)

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Crystal Castles - (III)
November 12th, 2012
Critic Score
73
22 reviews
USER SCORE
77
87 reviews

25. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

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Wild Nothing - Nocturne
August 28th, 2012
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
USER SCORE
81
88 reviews

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