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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 46
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 13
Melody Maker (UK) - Significant Albums from '82 and '85 (1989) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 50 Albums Released in 1985 That Still Sound Great Today (2015) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Scotsman (Scotland, UK) - The 100 Best Scottish Albums of All Time (2003) 9
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 79
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 2
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
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
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 57
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
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 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Schlager (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 29
Tip (Germany) - Albums of the Year 8