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PopMatters's 25 Worst Albums of 2012


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1. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
April 3, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
1





2. Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!

Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension!
November 6, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





3. Matthew Friedberger - Matricidal Sons of Bitches

Matthew Friedberger - Matricidal Sons of Bitches
October 30, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





4. Chris Brown - Fortune

Chris Brown - Fortune
July 3, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





5. The Enemy - Streets in the Sky

The Enemy - Streets in the Sky
May 21, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





6. Tenacious D - Rize of the Fenix

Tenacious D - Rize of the Fenix
May 15, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





7. Santana - Shape Shifter

Santana - Shape Shifter
May 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





8. Cursive - I Am Gemini

Cursive - I Am Gemini
February 21, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
2





9. Cee-Lo Green - Cee Lo's Magic Moment

Cee-Lo Green - Cee Lo's Magic Moment
October 29, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





10. The Killers - Battle Born

The Killers - Battle Born
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





11. The Darkness - Hot Cakes

The Darkness - Hot Cakes
August 21, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





12. Opossom - Electric Hawaii

Opossom - Electric Hawaii
August 7, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





13. Golden Retriever - Occupied With the Unspoken

Golden Retriever - Occupied With the Unspoken
July 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





14. Friends - Manifest!

Friends - Manifest!
June 5, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





15. Speech Debelle - Freedom of Speech

Speech Debelle - Freedom of Speech
February 21, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
3





16. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs
October 23, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





17. GRMLN - Explore

GRMLN - Explore
October 23, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





18. Placebo - B3

Placebo - B3
October 16, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





19. PAWS - Cokefloat!

PAWS - Cokefloat!
October 8, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





20. Muse - The 2nd Law

Muse - The 2nd Law
October 2, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





21. Homeboy Sandman - First of a Living Breed

Homeboy Sandman - First of a Living Breed
October 2, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





22. Kreayshawn - Somethin 'Bout Kreay

Kreayshawn - Somethin 'Bout Kreay
September 25, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





23. No Doubt - Push and Shove

No Doubt - Push and Shove
September 25, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





24. Nelly Furtado - The Spirit Indestructible

Nelly Furtado - The Spirit Indestructible
September 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





25. Serj Tankian - Harakiri

Serj Tankian - Harakiri
July 10, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
4





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