- Released: January 30, 2012
- Label: Hip-O Records
Rolling Stone - p.623 stars out of 5
-- "These nine buoyant, no-frills tunes could've been recorded anytime in the past 40 years. But they're knocked out with unchanging bonhomie..."
Billboard (p.28) - "No one does amiable quite like Ringo Starr. The Beatles drummer is as much about melody, peace and being in love on his 16th solo album, 2012, as he's been on its recent predecessors."
- 3.Think It Over
- 5.Rock Island Line
- 6.Step Lightly
- 8.In Liverpool
- 9.Slow Down
Audio Mixers: Ringo Starr; Bruce Sugar.
Recording information: Roccabella West.
Photographer: Rob Shanahan.
Ringo Starr's 17th solo album, the self-produced Ringo 2012, was recorded in L.A. and mixed in England, and featured guest spots from Charlie Haden, Van Dyke Parks, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dave Stewart, Benmont Tench, Joe Walsh, Don Was, Edgar Winter, and others.