The Smiths
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out





Release Year: 1986

Rankings:
All-Time
#48 / 1980s #6 / 1986 #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 (2010) 1-1001
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 2
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 431
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Ranking: Every Song by The Smiths, from Worst to Best (2017) 1
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 14
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 4
Spin (USA) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1989) 16
Stylus (USA) - Seconds: One Song Essay Every Week No Order
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
TimeOut New York (USA) - The Best Songs Ever (2016) 21
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 17
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 335
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1980s (2008) No Order
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 25
Mojo (UK) - The Smiths' 50 Greatest Songs (2016) 3
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 7
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1980s (2012) 34
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 12
Q (UK) - 50 Greatest British Tracks (2005) 13
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Uncut (UK) - The Smiths' 30 Best Songs (2007) 3
XFM (UK) - The Top 1000 Songs of All Time (2010) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 5
Neon (Germany) - Die 222 besten Songs aller Zeiten [The 222 Best Songs of All Time] (2008) No Order
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 7
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 100 Songs from 1984-1993 (1993) 9
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 36
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 98
Cameron Adams (Australia) -The Best Songs from the 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Blow Up (Italy) - 100 Songs to Remember (2006) 9
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 12
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 3