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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 37
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 94
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 67
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 63
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 22
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 45
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 55
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 12
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 17
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 448
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 69
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 7
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 50
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 25
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 84
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 8
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 354
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 42
Best (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 80s (1990) 10
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 17
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 11
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 88
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 27
Rockstar (Italy) - The 100 Albums of the 80s (1989) 39
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 68
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 30
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 6
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
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4.5 Stars
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Nominee
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 29
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 13
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 4
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 26