Critic Album Ratings
Pitchfork

Pitchfork's 25 Worst Albums of 2012


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1. The Ting Tings - Sounds From Nowheresville

The Ting Tings - Sounds From Nowheresville
February 27, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
1.8





2. Pop Etc - Pop Etc

Pop Etc - Pop Etc
June 12, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2.5





3. Spector - Enjoy It While It Lasts

Spector - Enjoy It While It Lasts
August 13, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2.6





4. Why? - Mumps, etc.

Why? - Mumps, etc.
October 9, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2.8





5. James Iha - Look To The Sky

James Iha - Look To The Sky
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2.9





6. Kreayshawn - Somethin 'Bout Kreay

Kreayshawn - Somethin 'Bout Kreay
September 25, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.0





7. The Hood Internet - FEAT

The Hood Internet - FEAT
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.0





8. Reptar - Body Faucet

Reptar - Body Faucet
May 1, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.0





9. Evan Voytas - Feel Me

Evan Voytas - Feel Me
January 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.3





10. Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind

Ben Folds Five - The Sound of the Life of the Mind
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.5





11. Grand Duchy - Let the People Speak

Grand Duchy - Let the People Speak
April 10, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.8





12. Curren$y - Muscle Car Chronicles

Curren$y - Muscle Car Chronicles
February 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.8





13. Lamb of God - Resolution

Lamb of God - Resolution
January 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3.9





14. Band of Horses - Mirage Rock

Band of Horses - Mirage Rock
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.0





15. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild

The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
January 6, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.0





16. The Vaccines - Come of Age

The Vaccines - Come of Age
September 4, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.2





17. Phenomenal Handclap Band - Form & Control

Phenomenal Handclap Band - Form & Control
February 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.2





18. Die Antwoord - TEN$ION

Die Antwoord - TEN$ION
February 7, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.2





19. Colin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson - Stones

Colin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson - Stones
November 9, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.4





20. Nada Surf - The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy

Nada Surf - The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy
January 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.4





21. Rihanna - Unapologetic

Rihanna - Unapologetic
November 19, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.5





22. 2 Chainz - Based On A T.R.U. Story

2 Chainz - Based On A T.R.U. Story
August 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.5





23. Madonna - MDNA

Madonna - MDNA
March 26, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.5





24. Lindstrøm - Six Cups of Rebel

Lindstrøm - Six Cups of Rebel
February 6, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.5





25. Jukebox the Ghost - Safe Travels

Jukebox the Ghost - Safe Travels
June 12, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4.6





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