Tom Waits
Rain Dogs







Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 5
Anthony Fantano (USA) - The Needle Drop: Classic Albums No Order
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 11
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 71
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 85
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 16
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 153
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 5
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 143
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 15
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) 8
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 45
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) 21
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 399
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 14
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 67
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 152
The Arizona Republic (USA) - 8 Albums that VH1 Missed (2001) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 1
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2015) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
FACT (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2013) 14
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 70
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 97
Mojo (UK) - The 80 Greatest Albums from the 80s (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 50 Albums Released in 1985 That Still Sound Great Today (2015) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 70
NME (UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 105
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 43
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 25
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 33
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 2
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 17
The Guardian (UK) - My Favourite Album Series (2011) No Order
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Word (UK) - Hidden Treasure: Great Underrated Albums of Our Time (2005) No Order
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 88
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 115
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 9
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 National and 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 79
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 14
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 66
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 63
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 6
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 227
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 601
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 31
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 14
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 73
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 21
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 1-20
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Viceversa (Italy) - 100 Rock Albums (1996) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 12
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 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) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 9
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 4 Stars
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 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Schlager (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 1
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1
Tip (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Best (France) - Albums of the Year 7
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 1