Sex Pistols
Anarchy in the U.K.





Release Year: 1976

Rankings: All-Time #15 / 1970s #3 / 1976 #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
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 100
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1970s (2001) 18
Nathan Brackett (USA) - Legendary Rock Songs (2011) No Order
Paul Williams (USA) - Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1993) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s (and Recommended Listening) (2016) 118
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 3
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - 40 Songs That Changed the World (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 32
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 53
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 56
Spin (USA) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1989) 66
Steve Crawford (USA) - 1,000 Essential Songs from the 1970s (2015) 10
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 901-1000
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
TimeOut New York (USA) - The Best Songs Ever (2016) 68
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 1970s (2012) 69
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 200 '70s Songs (2015) No Order
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 7
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1970s (2008) No Order
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 490
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
Kerrang (UK) - 666 Songs You Must Own: The Ultimate Playlist (2004) 1
Kerrang! (UK) - 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (2002) 15
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 68
NME (UK) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1970s (2012) 38
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 84
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 3
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 65
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2009) 72
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 72
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 210 Greatest Pop Singles of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Singles from 1970-1979 (2004) 1
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1986) 1
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
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) 11
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 45
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 1
Philippe Holstein, RP Online (Germany) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2015) 26
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1970s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 49
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Singles of 5 Decades (1997) No Order
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Songs of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 4
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du rock [Top 100 Rock Songs] (2013) No Order
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
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 22
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 19
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 18
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 8
Peter Holmes, The Sun-Herald (Australia) - 100 Best Songs of All Time (2003) 80
STM Entertainment (Australia) - The 50 Best Songs Ever (2007) 9
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Blow Up (Italy) - 100 Songs to Remember (2006) 37
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
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) 32
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 23
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 3
Sounds (UK) - Singles of the Year No Order