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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Paste (USA) - The 90 Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) 45
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2012) 61
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2011) 32
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 96
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Hip-Hop Connection (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rap Albums 1995-2005 46
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 1990-1999 (2013) 90
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 475
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 141
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Other
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
Addicted to Noise (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Amazon.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 43
College Music Journal (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 12
Wall of Sound (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Natt & Dag (Norway) - Albums of the Year 4
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 37
Intro (Germany) - Albums of the Year 17
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 22
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Albums of the Year 22
Popnews (France) - Albums of the Year 12
OAZA (Yugoslavia) - Albums of the Year 10