The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Velvet Underground & Nico









Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 10
Anthony Fantano (USA) - The Needle Drop: Classic Albums No Order
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 17
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 5
David Keenan, Sunday Herald (USA) - The 103 Best Albums Ever, Honest (2001) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 38
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 17
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 7
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 8
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
Jim DeRogatis (USA) - The Great Albums No Order
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 25
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 138
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
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) 12
Paste (USA) - The 60 Best Albums of the 1960s (2012) 11
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 14
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 7
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017) 1
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 12
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 5
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Essential Albums of 1967 (2007) No Order
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) 13
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 21
SPIN (USA) - The Top 100 Alternative Albums of the 1960s (2013) 3
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 3
Spin (USA) - 15 Most Influental Albums Not By Beatles, Stones, Dylan or Elvis (2003) No Order
Spin (USA) - The 25 Greatest Albums of All Time (1989) 18
Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) - The Best Recordings from 1900 to 1999 No Order
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) 6
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) - Best of the '60s Project (2004) No Order
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1960s (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 19
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 150 Greatest Debut Albums Ever (2010) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 22
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 38
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 12
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 9
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 7
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 20 Near-as-Damn-It Perfect Initial Efforts (1992) 15
NME (UK) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1974) 13
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 16
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 6
NME (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
NME (UK) - The 50 Greatest Debut Albums (2010) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 5
NME (UK) - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 9
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 1
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1954-1969 (2004) 5
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Sean O'Hagan, The Observer (UK) - Fifty Years of Pop (2004) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 3
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 3
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 1
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 8
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 1
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 11
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 2
Times Online (UK) - The 20 Most Influential Albums (2008) 1
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 12
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 4
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 1
Vox (UK) - 100 Records that Shook the World (1991) No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's 100 Essential Rock Albums (1975) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 7
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 15
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 6
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - Nominated Albums to the Best Music of the Century (1999) No Order
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 6
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 12
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 19
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 23
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 14
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 4
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 1
OOR (Netherlands) - The Summer of Love, the Best Albums of 1967 (1992) 3
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 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) 6
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 2
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 19
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 20 Best Albums of All Time (2011) 4
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Debut Albums (2006) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 4
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 14
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s (2009) 5
Spex (Germany) - The 100 (+17) Albums of the Century (1999) 3
Uwe Schütte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2011) No Order
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 6
ZEIT (Germany) - 100 Modern Classics (2007) No Order
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 10
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 2
Crossroads (France) - 100 Essential Albums from 1960-68 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 9
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Key album
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
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) 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
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 2
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
Juan Vitoria (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (1993) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 28
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 1
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 18
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 11
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 9
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 94
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 2
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Ciao2001 (Italy) - Top Albums of All Time (1972) 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
Velvet (Italy) - The 20 Best Albums of the 60s (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
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 7
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 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 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 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 9