The Best Indie Pop Albums of 2012

1. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

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

2. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It

Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

3. Allo Darlin' - Europe

Allo Darlin' - Europe
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

4. Poliça - Give You The Ghost

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

5. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man

Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
October 15, 2012
Critic Score
78
33 reviews

6. The xx - Coexist

The xx - Coexist
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
78
38 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. Lightships - Electric Cables

Lightships - Electric Cables
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

10. Field Music - Plumb

Field Music - Plumb
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
77
20 reviews

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

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

13. Hospitality - Hospitality

Hospitality - Hospitality
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

14. Frankie Rose - Interstellar

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

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

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

16. Freelance Whales - Diluvia

Freelance Whales - Diluvia
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

18. Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path

Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

19. Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting

Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

20. Stars - The North

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

21. Sun Airway - Soft Fall

Sun Airway - Soft Fall
October 8, 2012
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

22. Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light

Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
72
16 reviews

23. La Sera - Sees the Light

La Sera - Sees the Light
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
72
17 reviews

24. Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior

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

25. Taken By Trees - Other Worlds

Taken By Trees - Other Worlds
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
71
9 reviews
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