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Paste’s 50 Best Albums Of 2012

By Stereogum / November 26, 2012 - 3:01 pm

May the year-end listomania commence! Earlier today we say MOJO’s Top 20 — a list that represented a broader range of styles than last week’s year-end list from metal outlet Decibel — and now indie mag Paste just let their 50 best albums of 2012. And unlike MOJO’s list, Fiona made it! Scope the whole thing below.

50 Grimes – Visions
49 Kelly Hogan – I Like To Keep Myself In Pain
48 Lord Huron – Lonesome Dreams
47 Baroness – Yellow and Green
46 Damien Jurado – Maraqopa
45 Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now?
44 Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
43 Stars – The North
42 Bettye LaVette – Thankful N’ Thoughtful
41 Of Monsters And Men – My Head is an Animal
40 Todd Snider – Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
39 Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
38 Dr. John – Locked Down
37 Shovels & Rope – O Be Joyful
36 Cat Power – Sun
35 King Tuff – King Tuff
34 Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory
33 Howler – America Give Up
32 Woods – Bend Beyond
31 The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter
30 David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant
29 Killer Mike – R.A.P Music
28 Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits
27 John K. Samson – Provincial
26 Bob Dylan – Tempest
25 Grizzly Bear – Shields
24 Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now
23 Jens Lekman – I Know What Love Isn’t
22 Hospitality – Hospitality
21 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
20 The Mountain Goats – Transcendental Youth
19 Rufus Wainwright – Out Of The Game
18 Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
17 Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself
16 Tame Impala – Lonerism
15 Jack White – Blunderbuss
14 The Walkmen – Heaven
13 The Shins – Port Of Morrow
12 El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
11 The Men – Open Your Heart
10 First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
09 Beach House – Bloom
08 Japandroids – Celebration Rock
07 Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
06 Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
05 Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
04 Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel …
03 Titus Andronicus – Local Business
02 Father John Misty – Fear Fun
01 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

Read the breakdowns at Paste.

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