albumssOkay, yesterday I finished my list of the top 100 singles of 2012 (which you can find on my blog below this), now it’s time to do the top 50 albums of 2012.

This list is going to include albums, re-releases, EPs and mixtapes.

Here goes…

50. Green Day – Tre

Best Tracks: Missing You, Drama Queen

49. Anastacia – It’s A Mans World

Best Tracks: Best of You, Ramble Man

48. Crystal Castles – (iii)

Best Tracks: Plague, Kerosen

47. fun. – Some Nights

Best Tracks: We Are Young, Carry On, Some Nights

46. Ellie Goulding – Halcyon

Best Tracks: Anything Could Happen, Only You

45. Keane – Strangeland

Best Tracks: Silenced By The Night, Sovereign Light Cafe

44. Plan B – iLL Manors

Best Tracks: iLL Manors, Drug Dealer

43. The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence

Best Tracks: D.D., Next

42. The Weeknd – House of Balloons

Best Tracks: What You Need, Wicked Games

41. Lionel Richie – Tuskegee

Best Tracks: Dancing On The Ceiling, All Night Long, Easy

40. The Killers – Battle Born

Best Tracks: Flesh and Bone, The Way It Is, Runaways

39. Mumford & Sons – Babel

Best Tracks: I Will Wait, Babel, Whispers In The Dark

38. Green Day – Dos

Best Tracks: See You Tonight, Fuck Time, Ashley

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

Best Tracks: Poetic Justice, good kid, Backseat Freestyle

36. Robbie Williams – Take The Crown

Best Tracks: Candy, Be A Boy, Shit On The Radio, Gospel

35. The Gaslight Anthem – Unwritten

Best Tracks: “45”, Howl, Unwritten

34. Jessie Ware – Devotion

Best Tracks: 110%, Devotion, Wildest Dreams

33. Emeli Sande – Our Version of Events

Best Tracks: Heaven, Daddy, Where I Sleep, My Kind of Love, RAAI Part III

32. Ne-Yo – R.E.D.

Best Tracks: Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself, She Is, Forever Now, Shut Me Down

31. Alanis Morissette – Hovac and Bright Lights

Best Tracks: Guardian, Women Down, Magical Child, Recieve

30. Linkin Park – Living Things

Best Tracks: Burn It Down, Lost in the Echo, Powerless, In My Remains

29. Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Best Tracks: Roman Holiday, Beez In The Trap, Right By My Side, Pound The Alarm, Va Va Voom

28. Regina Spektor – What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

Best Tracks: Small Town Moon, Oh Marcello, All The Rowboats, Don’t Leave Me (Ne me quitte pas), Jessica, Party

27. Usher – Looking 4 Myself

Best Tracks: Climax, Scream, Looking 4 Myself, Twister, I.F.U., What Happened 2 U, I Care 4 U

26. Rebecca Ferguson – Heaven (Re-release)

Best Tracks: Backtrack, I’ll Take Care of You

25. The xx – Coexist

Best Tracks: Angels, Chained, Fiction

24. Maroon 5 – Unexposed

Best Tracks: One More Night, Tickets, The Man Who Never Lied, Daylight

23. Rihanna – Unapologetic

Best Tracks: Diamonds, Jump, Nobody’s Business, Love Without Tragedy, No Love Allowed, Lost In Paradise

22. Taylor Swift – Red

Best Tracks: Red, State of Grace, Starlight, All Too Well, I Knew You Were Trouble, 22

21. Ke$ha – Warrior

Best Tracks: C’mon, Die Young, All That Matters (The Beautiful Life), Dirty Love, Warrior

20. Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball

Best Tracks: We Take Of Our Own, Easy Money, Death To My Hometown

19. Marina & The Diamonds – Electra Heart

Best Tracks: Bubblegum Bitch, Primadonna, Starring Role, Power & Control, Sex Yeah, Lonely Hearts Club

18. Nelly Furtado – The Spirit Indestructible

Best Tracks: The Spirit Indestructible, Big Hoops (The Bigger The Better), Parking Lot, High Life, Bucket List

17. P!nk – The Truth About Love

Best Tracks: Are We All We Are, Blow Me (One Last Kiss), Try, True Love, Just Give Me A Reason, Slut Like You, Here Comes The Weekend

16. Cover Drive – Bajan Style

Best Tracks: Lick Ya Down, Explode, Headphones, Wrongside, Sparks, Bajan Style

15. Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE

Best Tracks: Thinkin Bout You, Lost, Pyramids, Monks, Sierra Leone

14. B.o.B – Strange Clouds

Best Tracks: So Good, Both of Us, Strange Clouds, Castles, Out Of My Mind, Ray Bands

13. Muse – The 2nd Law

Best Tracks: Madness, Supremacy, Panic Station, The 2nd Law – Unsustainable, The 2nd Law – Isolated System

12. Madonna – MDNA

Best Tracks: Girl Gone Wild, Gang Bang, Love Spent, Masterpiece, I Don’t Give A

11. Rita Ora – ORA

Best Tracks: How We Do (Party), Shine Ya Light, R.I.P, Radioactive, Uneasy, Hot Right Now, Meet Ya

Top 10!

10. Paloma Faith – Fall To Grace

Best Tracks: Picking Up The Pieces, 30 Minute Love Affair, Let Me Down Easy, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Never Tear Us Apart

9. Lana Del Rey – Paradise

Best Tracks: Ride, Blue Velvet, Cola, American, Body Electric

8. Green Day – Uno

Best Tracks: Let Yourself Go, Kill the DJ, Nuclear Family, Troublemaker, Stay The Night

7. Azealia Banks – Fantasea

Best Tracks: Out of Space, Fantasea, Fierce, L8R, Esta Noche, Jumanji

6. Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire

Best Tracks: Brand New Me, Girl on Fire, When It’s All Over, New Day, Limitless, Listen To Your Heart

5. Carrie Underwood – Blown Away

Best Tracks: Good Girl, Blown Away, Two Black Cadillac’s, See You Again, Do You Think About Me, One Way Ticket

4. Scissor Sisters – Magic Hour

Best Tracks: Baby Come Home, Let’s Have A Kiki, Only The Horses, Keep Your Shoes, Shady Love, Inevitable

3. Azealia Banks – 1991

Best Tracks: 1991, Van Vogue, 212, Liquorice (Whole EP)

2. No Doubt – Push and Shove

Best Tracks: Settle Down, Looking Hot, Push and Shove, One More Summer, Sparkle, Heaven, Undercover

My favourite album of 2012 is……

1. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

Best Tracks: Born To Die, Blue Jeans, Video Games, National Anthem, Radio, Without You, Summertime Sadness, Dark Paradise