Sade
Smooth Operator





Release Year: 1984

Rankings:
All-Time
#1698 / 1980s #263 / 1984 #28


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 312
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 201
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of 1984 (2014) 17
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 90
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 11
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1980s (2010) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 101-1000
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 459
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 25
Face (UK) - Singles of the Year 51