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Blue Monday





Release Year: 1983

Rankings: All-Time #37 / 1980s #5 / 1983 #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
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein (USA) - Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s (2014) No Order
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 101
OUT (USA) - The 25 Gayest Songs of the 1980s (2011) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 4
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 6
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA)- The Songs That Shaped Rock (Additions 2011) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 9
Spectrum Culture (USA) - 100 Best Songs of the '80s (2017) 21
Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) - The Best Recordings from 1900 to 1999 No Order
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 3
TimeOut New York/London/Chicago (USA/UK) - 50 Best '80s Songs (2015/2016) 8
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 12
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 17
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 91
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1980s (2008) No Order
BBC Radio 6 Music (UK) - Alternative Jukebox: 500 Extraordinary Tracks That Tell the Story of Alternative Music (2014) No Order
BBC Radio2 (UK) - Sold on Song, a Celebration of Great Songs and Songwriting 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
HarperCollins GEM (UK) - Single of the Year 1949-99 (1999) No Order
IDJ Magazine (UK) - The 50 Greatest Dance Singles (2004) 4
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mixmag (UK) - Nominations for the Greatest Dance Track of All Time (2012) No Order
Mojo (UK) - 80 from the 80s: Our Fave 45s for Each Year, 1980-1989 (2007) 3
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 88
Muzik (UK) - The 50 Most Influental Records of All Time (2003) No Order
NME (UK) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 5
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1980s (2012) 1
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 8
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 20
Q (UK) - 100 Songs That Changed the World (2003) 9
Q (UK) - 50 Greatest British Tracks (2005) 44
Q (UK) - 50 Years of Great British Music, 10 Tracks per Decade (2008) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 2
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Singles from 1980-2004 (2004) 9
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sean O'Hagan, The Observer (UK) - Fifty Years of Pop (2004) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 33
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles from the Post-Punk Era (2001) 19
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) 2
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 16
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1980s (2010) 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
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Tsugi (France) - 100 Singles Cultes [100 Cult Singles] (2014) No Order
Volume (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World, 2008 (40 songs) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 46
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 94
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
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
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 241
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Face (UK) - Singles of the Year No Order
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 5
Schlager (Sweden) - Singles of the Year 3