The Modern Lovers
The Modern Lovers

Genres: Proto-Punk

Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 66
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 9
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 76
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 70
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 58
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 40
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 87
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 51
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 48
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 382
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 52
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 18
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 2
Trouser (USA) - The Best Albums from 1970-79 (1980) No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 80
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 289
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 71
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 6
The Guardian (UK) - My Favourite Album Series (2011) No Order
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 42
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 78
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 99
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 40
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 42
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 375
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 2
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 14
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 58
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 87
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 21-50
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 14
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 43


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