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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The 130 Best Albums of the Last Five Years (2013) 47
Flavorwire (USA) - The 50 Albums Everyone Needs to Own 1963-2013 No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 17
Treble (USA) - The Decade So Far 2010-2014 (2015) 62
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 42
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 73
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 87
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 7
AllMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 43
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 49
Beats Per Minute (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 10
CokeMachineGlow (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
College Music Journal (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Decibel (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Epitonic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Exclaim! (Canada) - Top Albums of 2012 27
Magnet (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 7
NPR (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 5
PopMatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Pretty Much Amazing (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 52
Slant (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 12
Spin (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 7
SputnikMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Stereogum (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
The Agit Reader (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
The L (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 12
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 29
Village Voice Pazz & Jop (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 7
eMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 43
BBC Music (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 15
Bowlegs (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Clash (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 22
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Fact (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 9
MusicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 35
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 38
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 87
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 55
The 405 (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 15
The Quietus (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
This is Fake DIY (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 32
Wire (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 39
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Top Albums of 2012 36
Gaffa (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 14
OOR (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Plattentests (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 6
ChronicArt (France) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Indiepoprock (France) - Top Albums of 2012 9
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Albums of 2012 41
SWQW (France) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Go Mag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 17
MondoSonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Numerocero (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Playground (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 16
Rock De Lux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Blow Up (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Ondarock (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Rumore (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 14
Popboks (Serbia) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Recorder (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 38
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2012 17
Club Fonograma (Mexico) - Top Albums of 2012 9