Top 89 of 2012: Albums

Top 89 Albums of 2012
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The votes have been counted! Here are the Top 89 albums of 2012 as voted on by listeners of The Current.

Tune-in at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day from 12/27 to 12/31 to hear the final ten albums revealed on-air.

89. Calexico — Algiers

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88. Craig Finn — Clear Heart Full Eyes

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87. The Honeydogs — What Comes After

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86. San Cisco — Awkward EP

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85. Night Moves — Colored Emotions

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84. Benjamin Gibbard — Former Lives

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83. Aesop Rock — Skelethon

82. Adele — Live At The Royal Albert Hall

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81. Sea Wolf — Old World Romance

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80. Norah Jones — Little Broken Hearts

79. Rufus Wainwright — Out Of The Game

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78. Two Door Cinema Club — Beacon

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77. The Gaslight Anthem — Handwritten

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76. Solid Gold — Eat Your Young

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75. Now, Now — Threads

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74. Heartless Bastards — Arrow

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73. The Pines — Dark So Gold

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72. Band of Horses — Mirage Rock

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71. Ben Folds Five — The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind

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70. Aimee Mann — Charmer

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69. Dinosaur Jr. — I Bet On Sky

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68. John Mark Nelson — Waiting and Waiting

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67. The Roots — Undun

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66. Bruce Springsteen — Wrecking Ball

65. Nada Surf — The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy

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64. Gary Clark Jr. — Blak and Blu

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63. Neil Young and Crazy Horse — Psychedelic Pill

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62. Kathleen Edwards — Voyageur

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61. Punch Brothers — Who's Feeling Young Now

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60. Lucy Michelle and The Velvet Lapelles — Heat

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59. Sleigh Bells — Reign Of Terror

58. Santigold — Master of My Make-Believe

57. Delta Spirit — Delta Spirit

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56. Bob Dylan — Tempest

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55. Howler — America Give Up

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54. Grimes — Visions

53. Brandi Carlile — Bear Creek

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52. The Walkmen — Heaven

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51. Stars — The North

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50. Best Coast — The Only Place

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49. Dirty Projectors — Swing Lo Magellan

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48. Bob Mould — Silver Age

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47. Yeasayer — Fragrant World

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46. Purity Ring — Shrines

45. Dr. John — Locked Down

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44. Silversun Pickups — Neck Of The Woods

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43. Sigur Ros — Valtari

42. Divine Fits — A Thing Called Divine Fits

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41. Gotye — Making Mirrors

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40. Regina Spektor — What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

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39. David Byrne and St. Vincent — Love This Giant

38. Hot Chip — In Our Heads

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37. Muse — The 2nd Law

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36. Michael Kiwanuka — Home Again

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35. Beirut — The Rip Tide

34. Fiona Apple — The Idler Wheel ...

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33. Andrew Bird — Break It Yourself

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32. Sharon Van Etten — Tramp

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31. Brother Ali — Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color

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30. FUN. — Some Nights

29. Dr. Dog — Be The Void

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28. Django Django — Django Django

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27. Japandroids — Celebration Rock

26. Cat Power — Sun

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25. Tame Impala — Lonerism

24. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis — The Heist

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23. The Tallest Man On Earth — There's No Leaving Now

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22. Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros — Here

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21. JD McPherson — Signs And Signifiers

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20. Lana Del Rey — Born to Die

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19. P.O.S. — We Don't Even Live Here

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18. First Aid Kit — The Lion's Roar

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17. The xx — Coexist

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16. Alt-J — An Awesome Wave

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15. The Avett Brothers — The Carpenter

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14. Passion Pit — Gossamer

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13. The Shins — Port of Morrow

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12. Grizzly Bear — Shields

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11. Metric — Synthetica

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10. Beach House — Bloom

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9. Father John Misty — Fear Fun

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8. Frank Ocean — channel ORANGE

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7. Of Monsters And Men — My Head Is An Animal

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6. Polica — Give You The Ghost

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5. The Lumineers

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4. Mumford and Sons — Babel

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3. Alabama Shakes — Boys and Girls

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2. Trampled by Turtles — Stars and Satellites

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1. Jack White — Blunderbuss

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Tune-in at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day from 12/27 to 12/31 to hear the final ten albums revealed on-air.