The Most Underrated Albums of 2012


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NOTE: Albums must have at least 25 user ratings to make this list.

1. Marina and the Diamonds - Electra Heart

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Marina and the Diamonds - Electra Heart
April 30th, 2012
Critic Score
54
10 reviews
USER SCORE
75
73 reviews

2. Sky Ferreira - Ghost

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Sky Ferreira - Ghost
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
62
5 reviews
USER SCORE
76
35 reviews

3. Lana Del Rey - Paradise

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Lana Del Rey - Paradise
November 13th, 2012
Critic Score
59
7 reviews
USER SCORE
73
76 reviews

4. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die

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Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
January 31st, 2012
Critic Score
59
27 reviews
USER SCORE
72
226 reviews

5. Die Antwoord - TEN$ION

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Die Antwoord - TEN$ION
February 7th, 2012
Critic Score
50
11 reviews
USER SCORE
62
33 reviews

6. The Lumineers - The Lumineers

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The Lumineers - The Lumineers
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
65
5 reviews
USER SCORE
74
32 reviews

7. 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
74
40 reviews

8. Beach House - Bloom

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Beach House - Bloom
May 15th, 2012
Critic Score
78
27 reviews
USER SCORE
85
459 reviews

9. Trust - TRST

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Trust - TRST
February 28th, 2012
Critic Score
70
11 reviews
USER SCORE
78
38 reviews

10. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

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Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
October 9th, 2012
Critic Score
67
11 reviews
USER SCORE
74
53 reviews

11. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
Critic Score
76
10 reviews
USER SCORE
83
34 reviews

12. Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB

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Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB
October 1st, 2012
Critic Score
75
10 reviews
USER SCORE
82
150 reviews

13. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave

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Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
May 28th, 2012
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
USER SCORE
79
274 reviews

14. Chris Brown - Fortune

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Chris Brown - Fortune
July 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
35
9 reviews
USER SCORE
41
35 reviews

15. 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
72
17 reviews
USER SCORE
78
61 reviews

16. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom

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Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
USER SCORE
82
37 reviews

17. 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
31 reviews

18. Bear in Heaven - I Love You, It's Cool

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Bear in Heaven - I Love You, It's Cool
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
70
17 reviews
USER SCORE
76
26 reviews

19. Rihanna - Unapologetic

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Rihanna - Unapologetic
November 19th, 2012
Critic Score
58
18 reviews
USER SCORE
64
77 reviews

20. Hot Chip - In Our Heads

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

21. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
August 21st, 2012
Critic Score
73
27 reviews
USER SCORE
79
91 reviews

22. Flume - Flume

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Flume - Flume
November 10th, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews
USER SCORE
77
31 reviews

23. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
77
14 reviews
USER SCORE
82
194 reviews

24. Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim

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Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
March 6th, 2012
Critic Score
72
9 reviews
USER SCORE
77
25 reviews

25. Laurel Halo - Quarantine

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

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