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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Allan Kozinn, AVGuide (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Century (2000) No Order
Alternative Press (USA) - The 90 Greatest Albums of the 90s (1998) 1
Alternative Press (USA) - Top 99 Albums of '85 to '95 (1995) 1
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 2
Associated Press - The 10 Best Albums of the 1990s (1999) No Order
Barnes & Noble.com (USA) - The Best Music of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 9
CDNOW (USA) - The 10 (+5) Essential Records of the 90s (2002) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 32
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 10
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 16
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 337
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 7
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
Infoplease.com (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
Ink Blot (USA) - Albums of the 90s (2000) 2
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 3
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, the Album of the Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
Liza Lentini (USA) - The 100 Greatest Vinyl Records of All Time (2015) No Order
LostAtSea (USA) - 90 Albums of the 90s (2000) 31
MaverickTimes (Canada) - Great Albums of the 20th Century No Order
Music Underwater (USA) - Top 100 Albums 1990-2003 (2004) 8
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 68
Paste (USA) - The 90 Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) 3
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 90's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - The 90s Top 100 Essential Albums (1999) 1
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1990s (1999) 6
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1990s (2003) 6
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2012) 1
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 16
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rod Underhill (USA) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (2003) 3
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 90s (2010) 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time (2014) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 17
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential Recordings of the 90s (1999) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2011) 4
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 5
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 4
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 1
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 3
Spin (USA) - Top 90 Albums of the 90s (1999) 1
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 14
The Sun (Canada) - The Best Albums from 1971 to 2000 (2001) No Order
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 90s (10 per Year) (2008) 2
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 2
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Wave Magazine (USA) - 20 Most Important Albums of All Time (2004) 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 90s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 8
Eagle Rock (UK/USA) - Classic Albums TV Series (1997-2002) No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Geoff Brown et al (UK) - 25 Albums That Rocked the World (2008) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 3
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 14
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 8
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 4
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 10
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 3
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 33
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 12
NME (UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 11
NME (UK) - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 19
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 1990-1999 (2013) 2
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - 100 Greatest Albums of the 1990s (2015) 29
Q (UK) - 90 Albums of the 90s (1999) No Order
Q (UK) - In Our Lifetime: Q's 100 Best Albums 1986-94 (1995) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1980-2004 (2004) 1
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from the Lifetime of Q (1986-2006) 3
Raw (UK) - 90 Essential Albums of the 90s (1995) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 4
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Select (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 90s (1996) 3
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 90s (2000) No Order
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 30
The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock: Classic Recordings (2008) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 4
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 47
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 77
Times Online (UK) - The 20 Most Influential Albums (2008) 13
Times, Metro (UK) - Top 10 Albums of the 90s (1999) 1
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 66
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 17
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 7
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 26
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 1
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 2
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
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 11
Start! (Sweden) - The 25 Best Albums of the 90s (1996) 2
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 17
Aloha (Netherlands) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1999) 38
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 9
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 3
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 1
OOR Moordlijst (Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of 1991-1995 (1995) 2
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 18
Guitar (Germany) - Top 50 Guitar Albums (1996) No Order
Intro (Germany) - The Best Albums of the Decade 1991-2001 (2001) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 7
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 5
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 20 Best Albums of All Time (2011) 11
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2010) 3
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 90s (2005) 1
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 88
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 7
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 19
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2009) 1
Spex (Germany) - The 100 (+17) Albums of the Century (1999) 4
Visions (Germany) - The Best Albums 1991-96 (1996) No Order
Visions (Germany) - The Most Important Albums of the 90s (1999) 7
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 5
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 14
Zündfunk (Germany) - The Best Albums of the 90s (2000) 3
Charlotte Blum (France) - Le metal en 100 CD (2002) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 2
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1987-99 (2010) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 1
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Other
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - The 100 Best Albums 1986-1996 (1996) 29
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rocksound (France) - Top 150 Albums of Our Lifetime (1992-2006) 1
Technikart (France) - 50 Albums from the Last 10 Years (1997) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 46
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Iguana (Spain) - The 25 Best Albums of the 90's (2000) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 55
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 150 Best Albums from the 90s (2000) 10
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 152
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 7
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 34
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 43
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 4
Juice (Australia) - The 100 (+34) Greatest Albums of the 90s (1999) 1
Juice (Australia) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 4
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 3
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 17
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Music Colony Bi-Weekly (Hong Kong) - The 10 Best Albums of the 90s (1999) 3
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 3
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) 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
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - The 35 Best Rock Albums of the 1990s (2014) 4
Babylon (Greece) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (1999) 1
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Porcys (Poland) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2013) 37
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 90s (2005) 11
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 20
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 2
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
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 A
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) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 5 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 1
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 3
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 4
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 5
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Select (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
Vox (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Albums of the Year 1
Rumba (Finland) - Albums of the Year 2
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 3
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1
Intro (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 17
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 3