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Rocksucker’s Top 100 Albums of 2012: the list in full

Published on December 25th, 2012 | Jonny Abrams

Rocksucker listened to a lot of albums this year, and now we bring you our favourite hundred of them, counted down in order arbitrarily/for fun. Now, let’s get crackling, and then cracking…

100. Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough?

99. Air – Le Voyage dans la lune

98. The Raveonettes – Observator

97. The Tallest Man on Earth – There’s No Leaving Now

96. Ultrasound – Play For Today

95. Wishmountain – Tesco

94. Tim Burgess – Oh No I Love You

93. Cosmo Jarvis – Think Bigger

92. The Vaccines – Come of Age

91. dEUS – Following Sea

90. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory

89. Neil Young – Psychedelic Pill

88. Doug Tielli – Swan Sky Sea Squirrel

87. Mordecai Smyth – Sticky Tape & Rust

86. Four Tet – Pink

85. Guided By Voices – Let’s Go Eat the Factory

84. Philco Fiction – Take It Personal

83. Howl Griff – Fragile Diamond

82. Ty Segall – Twins

81. Saint Etienne – Words and Music by Saint Etienne

80. Ultraísta – Ultraísta

79. Trwbador – Trwbador

78. Dodson and Fogg – Dodson and Fogg

77. Calexico – Algiers

76. Alabama 3 – Shoplifting 4 Jesus

75. The Magnetic Fields – Love at the Bottom of the Sea

74. The Cribs – In the Belly of the Brazen Bull

73. The Twilight Sad – No One Can Ever Know

72. The Soap Company – Big Bang

71. The Mars Volta – Noctourniquet

70. Dear Reader – Idealistic Animals

69. The Pure Conjecture – Courgettes

68. Regina Spektor – What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

67. Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks

66. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

65. Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

64. Dodgy – Stand Upright in a Cool Place

63. Band of Horses – Mirage Rock

62. Bob Dylan – Tempest

61. Anja McCloskey – An Estimation

60. John Cale – Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

59. Gift of Gab – Next Logical Progression

58. Mystery Jets – Radlands

57. Gonjasufi – MU.ZZ.LE

56. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Themes

55. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

54. Kevin Tihista’s Red Terror – On This Dark Street

53. Gaggle – From the Mouth of the Cave

52. Sweet Billy Pilgrim – Crown and Treaty

51. Death Grips – The Money Store

50. The Dandy Warhols – This Machine

49. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light

48. North Atlantic Oscillation – Fog Electric

47. Public Enemy – Most of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear on No Stamp

46. Simian Mobile Disco – Unpatterns

45. The Shins – Port of Morrow

44. A Band of Buriers – Filth

43. Jim Noir – Jimmy’s Show

42. Johnny5thWheel&thecowards – Music To Shake’n’Shuffle To

41. Naytronix – Dirty Glow

40. Bill Fay – Life is People

39. The Stranglers – Giants

38. Clinic – Free Reign

37. Efterklang – Piramida

36. Lambchop – Mr. M

35. Squarepusher – Ufabulum

34. Laetitia Sadier – Silencio

33. The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Aufheben

32. Cate Le Bon – CYRK

31. of Montreal – Paralytic Stalks

30. Damon Albarn – Dr Dee

29. Tindersticks – The Something Rain

28. TV Girl – The Wild, The Innocent, The TV Shuffle

27. Dexys – One Day I’m Going to Soar

26. Graham Coxon – A&E

25. Liars – WIXIW

24. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do

23. Diagrams – Black Light

22. HAL – The Time The Hour

21. David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant

20. The Sea and Cake – Runner

19. Rufus Wainwright – Out of the Game

18. Pugwash – The Olympus Sound

17. Ken Stringfellow – Danzig in the Moonlight

16. Cornershop – Urban Turban

15. Nas – Life is Good

14. Grizzly Bear – Shields

13. Django Django – Django Django

12. Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes

11. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz

10. Matthew Friedberger – Matricidal Sons of Bitches

9. Deerhoof – Breakup Song

8. Tame Impala – Lonerism

7. Gaz Coombes – Gaz Coombes Presents… Here Come the Bombs

6. The Flaming Lips – The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

5. Cian Ciarán – Outside In

4. Mouse on Mars – Parastrophics

3. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city

2. Matsuki Ayumu – One Billion Year Record

1. Field Music – Plumb

Merry Christmas, everyone!

About the Author

Editor of Rocksucker and the website's founder, Jonny is passionate about the music he listens to, both good and bad, as well as interviewing his favourite musicians.