Uncut’s Top 75 new albums of 2012

Ladies and gentlemen... please enjoy our Top 75 new albums of 2012, with links to the original reviews where possible. Tomorrow, we'll post the Top 30 best reissues, box sets and compilations.

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Ladies and gentlemen… please enjoy our Top 75 new albums of 2012, with links to the original reviews where possible. Tomorrow, we’ll post the Top 30 best reissues, box sets and compilations.

75. CARTER TUTTI VOID
Transverse
(MUTE)

74. BAT FOR LASHES
The Haunted Man
(PARLOPHONE)

73. THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION
Meat And Bone
(BRONZERAT)

72. RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
Out of The Game
(DECCA)

71. LEE RANALDO
Between The Times And The Tides
(MATADOR)

70. SIMONE FELICE
Simone Felice
(REVEAL)

69. TY SEGALL
Twins
(DRAG CITY)

68. WOODS
Bend Beyond
(WOODSIST)

67. CORNERSHOP
Urban Turban: The Singhles Club
(AMPLE PLAY)

66. GOAT
World Music
ROCKET)

65. NITE JEWEL
One Second Of Love
(SECRETLY CANADIAN)

64. ORBITAL
Wonky
(ACP RECORDINGS)

63. CALEXICO
Algiers
(CITY SLANG)

62. IAN HUNTER & THE RANT BAND
When I’m President
(PROPER)

61. THEE OH SEES
Putrifiers II
(IN THE RED)

60. THE LIMIÑANAS
Crystal Anis
(HOZAC)

59. FATHER JOHN MISTY
Fear Fun
(BELLA UNION)

58. DONALD FAGEN
Sunken Condos
(REPRISE)

57. DAVID BYRNE & ST VINCENT
Love This Giant
(4AD)

56. POND
Beard, Wives, Denim
(MODULAR)

55. THE 2 BEARS
Be Strong
(SOUTHERN FRIED)

54. YETI LANE
The Echo Show
(SONIC CATHEDRAL)

53. PiL
This Is PiL
(PiL OFFICIAL)

52. CATE LE BON
Cyrk
(TURNSTILE)

51. LANA DEL REY
Born To Die
(POLYDOR)

50. LAETITIA SADIER
Silencio
(DRAG CITY)

49. DAMON ALBARN
Dr Dee
(PARLOPHONE)

48. HOWLIN RAIN
The Russian Wilds
(AGITATED)

47. ANAIS MITCHELL
Young Man In America
(WILDERLAND)

46. CAT POWER
Sun
(MATADOR)

45. JAPANDROIDS
Celebration Rock
(POLYVINYL)

44. SUN ARAW & M GEDDES GENGRAS MEET CONGOS
Icon Give Thank
(RVNG INTL)

43. NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE
Americana
(REPRISE)

42. DIRTY PROJECTORS
Swing Lo Magellan
(DOMINO)

41. FLYING LOTUS
Until The Quiet Comes
(WARP)

40. FIRST AID KIT
The Lion’s Roar
(WICHITA)

39. DIRTY THREE
Toward The Low Sun
(BELLA UNION)

38. LIGHTSHIPS
Electric Cables
(GEOGRAPHIC)

37. PATTERSON HOOD
Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance
(PLAY IT AGAIN SAM)

36. SUN KIL MOON
Among The Leaves
(CALDO VERDE)

35. SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE
Ascent
(DRAG CITY)

34. BOBBY WOMACK
The Bravest Man In The Universe
(XL)

33. MICACHU & THE SHAPES
Never
(ROUGH TRADE)

32. RICHARD HAWLEY
Standing At The Sky’s Edge
(MUTE)

31. HOT CHIP
In Our Heads
(DOMINO)

30. RY COODER
Election Special
(NONESUCH)

29. THE CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD
Big Moon Ritual
(SILVER ARROW)

28. PAUL WELLER
Sonik Kicks
(ISLAND)

27. ALABAMA SHAKES
Boys & Girls
(ROUGH TRADE)

26. GRAHAM COXON
A+E
(PARLOPHONE)

25. PATTI SMITH
Banga
(COLUMBIA)

24. ALLAH-LAS
Allah-Las
(INNOVATIVE LEISURE)

23. JULIA HOLTER
Ekstasis
(RVNG INTL)

22. MARK LANEGAN BAND
Blues Funeral
(4AD)

21. THE BEACHWOOD SPARKS
The Tarnished Gold
(SUB POP)

20. THE XX
Coexist
(XL)

19. NENEH CHERRY AND THE THING
The Cherry Thing
(SMALLTOWN SUPERSOUND)

18. SHARON VAN ETTEN
Tramp
(JAGJAGUWAR)

17. GRIMES
Visions
(4AD)

16. THE TY SEGALL BAND
Slaughterhouse
(IN THE RED)

15. FIELD MUSIC
Plumb
(MEMPHIS INDUSTRIES)

14. PAUL BUCHANAN
Mid Air
(NEWSROOM)

13. DEXYS
One Day I’m Going to Soar
(BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT)

12. GO-KART MOZART
On The Hot Dog Streets
(WEST MIDLANDS)

11. TAME IMPALA
Lonerism
(MODULAR)

10. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
Wrecking Ball
(COLUMBIA)

9. NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE
Psychedelic Pill
(REPRISE)

8. GRIZZLY BEAR
Shields
(WARP)

7. TY SEGALL & WHITE FENCE
Hair
(DRAG CITY)

6. BILL FAY
Life Is People
(DEAD OCEANS)

5. FRANK OCEAN
Channel Orange
(ISLAND DEF JAM)

4. DR JOHN
Locked Down
(NONESUCH)

3. JACK WHITE
Blunderbuss
(THIRD MAN/XL)

2. BOB DYLAN
Tempest
(COLUMBIA)

1. LEONARD COHEN
Old Ideas
(COLUMBIA)

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