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
56
9 reviews
USER SCORE
74
51 reviews

2. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die

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

3. Lana Del Rey - Paradise

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Lana Del Rey - Paradise
November 13th, 2012
Critic Score
60
7 reviews
USER SCORE
70
43 reviews

4. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

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Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
October 9th, 2012
Critic Score
65
9 reviews
USER SCORE
74
40 reviews

5. The Lumineers - The Lumineers

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

6. Beach House - Bloom

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

7. 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
81
114 reviews

8. Trust - TRST

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

9. 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
237 reviews

10. 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
79
52 reviews

11. 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
30 reviews

12. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
Critic Score
76
10 reviews
USER SCORE
82
26 reviews

13. 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
72
33 reviews

14. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom

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Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
USER SCORE
81
33 reviews

15. Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim

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Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
March 6th, 2012
Critic Score
71
7 reviews
USER SCORE
77
25 reviews

16. 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
88 reviews

17. 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
78 reviews

18. Yeasayer - Fragrant World

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Yeasayer - Fragrant World
August 21st, 2012
Critic Score
67
28 reviews
USER SCORE
73
36 reviews

19. Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon

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Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
September 4th, 2012
Critic Score
64
13 reviews
USER SCORE
70
41 reviews

20. Mac DeMarco - 2

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

21. Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs

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Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs
March 20th, 2012
Critic Score
77
9 reviews
USER SCORE
82
33 reviews

22. Laurel Halo - Quarantine

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

23. The Antlers - Undersea

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

24. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

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Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
April 10th, 2012
Critic Score
72
21 reviews
USER SCORE
76
67 reviews

25. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

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

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