Best albums of 2012

At the end of the old year or the beginning of the new year, traditionally the ‘Best Albums  of the Year’ lists appear.
Here are the lists of Rolling Stone Magazine (USA), NME (UK), Knack (Belgium) and OOR (The Netherlands).
For what it’s worth!

Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums Of 2012

1 Donald Fagen – ‘Sunken Condos’
2 Frank Ocean – ‘Channel Orange’
3 Jack White – ‘Blunderbuss’
4 Bob Dylan – ‘Tempest’
5 Fiona Apple – ‘The Idler Wheel Is Wiser . . .’
6 Kendrick Lamar – ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’
7 Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – ‘Here’
8 Green Day – ‘¡Uno!’
9 Japandroids – ‘Celebration Rock’
10 Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Psychedelic Pill’
Click here to see all albums @ www.rollingstone.com

NME: 50 Best Albums Of 2012

1 Tame Impala – ‘Lonerism’
2 Grimes – ‘Visions’
3 Frank Ocean – ‘Pyramids’
4 Crystal Castles – ‘(III)’
5 Alt-J – ‘An Awesome Wave’
6 The Maccabees – ‘Given To The Wild’
7 Pond – ‘Beard Wives Denim’
8 The Cribs – ‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’
9 Jake Bugg – ‘Jake Bugg’
10 Django Django – ‘Django Django’
Click here to see all albums @ www.nme.com

Top 10 beste albums van 2012

1 Father John Misty – Fear Fun
2 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
3 Paul Buchanan – Mid Air
4 Grimes – Visions
5 Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
6 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
7 Beach House – Bloom
8 Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral
9 The xx – Coexist
10 Chairlift – Something
Click here to see all albums @ www.knack.be

OOR’s eindejaarslijst van 2012

1 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
2 Jack White – Blunderbuss
3 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
4 Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory
5 The xx – Coexist
6 Tame Impala – ‘Lonerism’
7 Django Django – ‘Django Django’
8 Grizzly Bear – Shields
9 Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
10 Kendrick Lamar – ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’
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