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
58
6 reviews
USER SCORE
73
33 reviews

2. 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
72
130 reviews

3. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

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

4. 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
202 reviews

5. 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
39 reviews

6. Yeasayer - Fragrant World

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

8. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
USER SCORE
83
25 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
81
82 reviews

10. 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

11. Trust - TRST

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

12. iamamiwhoami - Kin

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iamamiwhoami - Kin
June 12th, 2012
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
USER SCORE
80
44 reviews

13. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom

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

14. 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
34 reviews

15. 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
75 reviews

16. 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
63 reviews

17. Beach House - Bloom

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

18. Laurel Halo - Quarantine

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

19. The Antlers - Undersea

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

20. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
79
8 reviews
USER SCORE
83
108 reviews

21. Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe

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Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
May 1st, 2012
Critic Score
69
17 reviews
USER SCORE
73
28 reviews

22. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

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

23. Mumford & Sons - Babel

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Mumford & Sons - Babel
September 25th, 2012
Critic Score
54
17 reviews
USER SCORE
58
66 reviews

24. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

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

25. 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
79
7 reviews
USER SCORE
82
33 reviews

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