The Smiths
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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 45
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 32
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 296
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 3
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 83
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 83
Melody Maker (UK) - Significant Albums from '82 and '85 (1989) 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) 64
NME (UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 254
The Guardian (UK) - My Favourite Album Series (2011) No Order
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 62
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 17
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Spex (Germany) - The 100 (+17) Albums of the Century (1999) 100
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 2
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 354
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade C+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 2 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 2 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 2
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
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
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 5
End of Year Lists
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 20
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 7
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 5