The Flaming Lips
The Soft Bulletin


Parent genres: Pop, Psychedelic Rock, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 53
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 23
Exclaim (Canada) - 100 Records that Rocked 100 Issues (2000) No Order
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 595
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Magnet (USA) - 10th Anniversary Issue, Top 60 Albums 1993-2003 23
Music Underwater (USA) - Top 100 Albums 1990-2003 (2004) 6
Nude as the News (USA) - The 100 Most Compelling Albums of the 90s (1999) 79
Paste (USA) - The 90 Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) 10
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1990s (2003) 3
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1990s (2012) 35
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 90s (2010) 92
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2011) 66
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 64
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 68
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 90s (10 per Year) (2008) 3
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 80
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums of Our Lifetime 1993-2006 (2006) 6
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 102
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1990s (2012) No Order
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 1990-1999 (2013) 12
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 100
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Nyt (Finland) - Top 10 Albums of 1995-2005 (2005) 2
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 98
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 84
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1990s (2010) 32
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums Since Autumn 1994 (2003) 35
Uwe Schutte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2004 and 2011) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 150 Best Albums from the 90s (2000) 49
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 68
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - The 35 Best Rock Albums of the 1990s (2014) 34
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Porcys (Poland) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s (2013) 10
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 90s (2005) 42
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 85
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
Addicted to Noise (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Amazon.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 26
College Music Journal (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 1
Magnet (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Pitchfork (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Wall of Sound (USA) - Albums of the Year 19
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 19
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 1
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 16
Mojo (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Record Collector (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Select (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Uncut (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Bibel (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 2
Natt & Dag (Norway) - Albums of the Year 5
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 13
Panorama (Norway) - Albums of the Year 1
Rumba (Finland) - Albums of the Year 18
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 7
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Albums of the Year 7
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 19
Tip (Germany) - Albums of the Year 3
Zundfunk (Germany) - Albums of the Year 4
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Albums of the Year 12
Magic (France) - Albums of the Year 1
Mondo Sonoro (Spain) - Albums of the Year 11
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 1
BigO (Singapore) - Albums of the Year 1
Babylon (Greece) - Albums of the Year 28
OAZA (Yugoslavia) - Albums of the Year 19


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