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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Alternative Press (USA) - Top 99 Albums of '85 to '95 (1995) 37
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 47
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 128
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 19
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 70
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
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
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 148
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 26
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 7
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 12
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 National and 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 2
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 94
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 358
Best (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 80s (1990) 18
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 16
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 46
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 19
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) 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
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 59
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 7
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 3 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 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 1
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 1
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 7
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 11
Best (France) - Albums of the Year 5
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 3