The Smiths
This Charming Man





Release Year: 1983

Rankings: All-Time #97 / 1980s #12 / 1983 #2


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) 70
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) 2
OUT (USA) - The 25 Gayest Songs of the 1980s (2011) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 109
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 96
Rikky Rooksby (USA) - Inside 100 Classic Rock Tracks (2001) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 41
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 33
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 38
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 33
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 9
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 17
Artrocker (UK) - The 100 Greatest Art Rock Tracks (2010) 52
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1980s (2008) No Order
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 80
Mojo (UK) - The Smiths' 50 Greatest Songs (2016) 4
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1980s (2012) 14
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 64
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 7
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 22
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 210 Greatest Pop Singles of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - 100 Songs That Changed the World (2003) 76
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Singles from 1980-2004 (2004) 17
Sean O'Hagan, The Observer (UK) - Fifty Years of Pop (2004) No Order
The Observer (UK) - 31 Songs That Changed 31 Music Fans' Lives (2003) No Order
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 10
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 25
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles from the Post-Punk Era (2001) 10
Uncut (UK) - The Smiths' 30 Best Songs (2007) 5
Vox (UK) - 100 Records That Shook the World (1991) No Order
XFM (UK) - The Top 1000 Songs of All Time (2010) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 16
Theater van het Sentiment, Radio 2 (NL) - Top 40 Songs by Year 1969-2000 (2013) 36
Musikexpress (Germany) - Die 75 Einflussreichsten Platten Aller Zeiten [The 75 Most Influential Records of All Time] (2012) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 92
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1980s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 388
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Singles of 5 Decades (1997) No Order
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Songs of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 38
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
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Volume (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World, 2008 (40 songs) No Order
Carlo Herrera and Jose Luis Salas (Spain) - Alimenta Tus Oidos: 70 Playlists (2015) No Order
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 876
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) 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
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 15
End of Year Lists
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 9
Rockerilla (Italy) - Singles of the Year 2