NME’s Best Albums Of 2012 List

    NME‘s annual list of best albums generally receives a good deal of criticism for its general predictability and bias towards UK alternarock bands. The 2012 list is more diverse than in years past, but as usual is very light on hip-hop and electronic music. Check the full list below. [BK Vegan]

    NME‘s Best Albums Of 2012:

    50 Purity Ring – Shrines
    49 Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
    48 The 2 Bears – Be Strong
    47 John Talabot – fIN
    46 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe
    45 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
    44 Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, mAAd City
    43 Ratking – Wiki93
    42 Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks
    41 Ty Segall – Twins
    40 Polica – Give You The Ghost
    39 Liars – WIXIW
    38 TEED – Trouble
    37 Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood Of Colour
    36 The Vaccines – Come Of Age
    35 Metz – Metz
    34 Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
    33 Hot Chip – In Our Heads
    32 Graham Coxon – A+E
    31 G.O.O.D. Music – Cruel Summer
    30 Breton – Other People’s Problems
    29 Mac DeMarco – 2
    28 Spiritualized – Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
    27 Jessie Ware – Devotion
    26 Spector – Enjoy It While It Lasts
    25 Ariel Pink – Mature Themes
    24 Merchandise – Children Of Desire
    23 Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
    22 Beach House – Bloom
    21 Cat Power – Sun
    20 Howler – America Give Up
    19 Toy – Toy
    18 Tribes – Baby
    17 Grizzly Bear – Shields
    16 Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
    15 Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
    14 The xx – Coexist
    13 DIIV – Oshin
    12 David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
    11 Django Django – Django Django
    10 Jack White – Blunderbuss
    09 Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
    08 The Cribs – In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull
    07 Pond – Beard Wives Denim
    06 The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
    05 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
    04 Crystal Castles – (iii)
    03 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
    02 Grimes – Visions
    01 Tame Impala – Lonerism