Release Year: 1986

Rankings:
All-Time
#227 / 1980s #28 / 1986 #3


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) 259
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) 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) 3
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 21
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 78
Rikky Rooksby (USA) - Inside 100 Classic Rock Tracks (2001) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 461
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 464
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 31
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
Vibe (USA) - The 101 Greatest Prince Songs (2014) 6
Elvis Costello - The Best Songs from the 500 Best Albums Ever (2000) No Order
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) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 4
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 3
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Nerikes Allehanda (Sweden) - The 50 Best Rock Songs of All Time (1992) 22
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 4
Laut (Germany) - The 50 Best Prince Songs (2016) 31
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Zicabloc (France) - Top 10 Musique Annees 80 [Top 10 Songs of the 1980s] (2013) 2
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 100 Songs from 1984-1993 (1993) 38
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 56
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 285
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
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 3
Face (UK) - Singles of the Year 2
Melody Maker (UK) - Singles of the Year 1
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 1
Spex (Germany) - Singles of the Year 13
Best (France) - Singles of the Year 1