The Best Indie Pop Albums of 2012

1. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Critic Score
81
34 reviews

2. Lightships - Electric Cables

Lightships - Electric Cables
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

3. Allo Darlin' - Europe

Allo Darlin' - Europe
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
78
14 reviews

4. Poliça - Give You The Ghost

Poliça - Give You The Ghost
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
78
19 reviews

6. The xx - Coexist

The xx - Coexist
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
78
40 reviews

7. The Mynabirds - Generals

The Mynabirds - Generals
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

8. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

Wild Nothing - Nocturne
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
77
21 reviews

9. Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't

Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
76
24 reviews

10. Field Music - Plumb

Field Music - Plumb
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
76
21 reviews

12. Frankie Rose - Interstellar

Frankie Rose - Interstellar
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
75
29 reviews

13. A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets

A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

14. Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal

Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

15. Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light

Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
74
16 reviews

16. Hospitality - Hospitality

Hospitality - Hospitality
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
74
13 reviews

17. Stars - The North

Stars - The North
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

18. Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior

Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

19. Dog Is Dead - All Our Favourite Stories

Dog Is Dead - All Our Favourite Stories
October 8, 2012
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

20. Sun Airway - Soft Fall

Sun Airway - Soft Fall
October 8, 2012
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

21. Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path

Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
71
5 reviews

22. Alex Winston - King Con

Alex Winston - King Con
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

23. La Sera - Sees the Light

La Sera - Sees the Light
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
71
18 reviews

24. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon

Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
71
12 reviews

25. Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting

Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
70
9 reviews
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