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
55
11 reviews
USER SCORE
72
169 reviews

2. Sky Ferreira - Ghost

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Sky Ferreira - Ghost
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
62
5 reviews
USER SCORE
75
54 reviews

3. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die

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

4. Lana Del Rey - Paradise

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Lana Del Rey - Paradise
November 13th, 2012
Critic Score
59
7 reviews
USER SCORE
70
169 reviews

5. The Game - Jesus Piece

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The Game - Jesus Piece
December 11th, 2012
Critic Score
62
11 reviews
USER SCORE
72
27 reviews

6. of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks

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of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks
February 7th, 2012
Critic Score
63
24 reviews
USER SCORE
73
29 reviews

7. Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme

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Alcest - Les Voyages de l'Âme
January 6th, 2012
Critic Score
70
7 reviews
USER SCORE
78
28 reviews

8. Trust - TRST

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Trust - TRST
February 28th, 2012
Critic Score
71
13 reviews
USER SCORE
79
44 reviews

9. Die Antwoord - TEN$ION

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Die Antwoord - TEN$ION
February 7th, 2012
Critic Score
50
11 reviews
USER SCORE
58
54 reviews

10. Beach House - Bloom

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

11. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People

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Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
May 15th, 2012
Critic Score
60
20 reviews
USER SCORE
67
25 reviews

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

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

13. Björk - bastards

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Björk - bastards
November 19th, 2012
Critic Score
65
6 reviews
USER SCORE
71
25 reviews

14. 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
18 reviews
USER SCORE
76
28 reviews

15. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
USER SCORE
83
69 reviews

16. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom

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Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
April 3rd, 2012
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
USER SCORE
81
52 reviews

17. Baroness - Yellow & Green

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Baroness - Yellow & Green
July 17th, 2012
Critic Score
76
13 reviews
USER SCORE
82
46 reviews

18. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

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

19. Azealia Banks - 1991

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Azealia Banks - 1991
May 29th, 2012
Critic Score
73
8 reviews
USER SCORE
79
64 reviews

20. Yeasayer - Fragrant World

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Yeasayer - Fragrant World
August 21st, 2012
Critic Score
66
30 reviews
USER SCORE
72
49 reviews

21. Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB

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Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB
October 1st, 2012
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
USER SCORE
81
242 reviews

22. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

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Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
October 9th, 2012
Critic Score
68
12 reviews
USER SCORE
74
88 reviews

23. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16th, 2012
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
USER SCORE
81
297 reviews

24. Joey Bada$$ - 1999

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Joey Bada$$ - 1999
June 12th, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
USER SCORE
80
89 reviews

25. The Shins - Port of Morrow

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The Shins - Port of Morrow
March 20th, 2012
Critic Score
70
30 reviews
USER SCORE
75
109 reviews

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