Public Enemy
Fight the Power





Release Year: 1989

Rankings:
All-Time
#82 / 1980s #10 / 1989 #1


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) 1002
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 56
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The Greatest Songs Ever, One Song Added Every Other Month No Order
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 21
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2012) 21
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 40 Greatest Singles by Year 1980-98 (1999) 1
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 15
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) 5
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 8
QuestLove (USA) - 50 Favorite Songs (2012) 8
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 288
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 322
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 330
Shea Serrano (USA) - The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979 (2015) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 17
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 25
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 301-400
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
The Source (USA) - Top 151 Rap Songs of All Time (2003) 5
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
TimeOut New York (USA) - The Best Songs Ever (2016) 95
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 183
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs from the Past 25 Years (2003) 19
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 595
Dorian Lynskey (USA) - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs (2011) No Order
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Freaky Trigger (UK) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2005) 80
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 95
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 91
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussť (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Vincent Piolet (France) - Birth of French Hip-Hop: Most Significant Songs of the 1980s (2015) 7
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 100 Songs from 1984-1993 (1993) 1
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 4
Cameron Adams (Australia) -The Best Songs from the 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Richard Kingsmill (Australia) - Hottest 100 Songs of All Time (2009) 57
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 26
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year 1
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 1
Face (UK) - Singles of the Year 34
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 6
Spex (Germany) - Singles of the Year 1
Best (France) - Singles of the Year 1
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Songs of the Year 1