Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand


Parent genres: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The Best of the Decade in Music... So Far (2006) No Order
Austin Town Hall (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 18
Complex (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the Complex Decade 2002-2012 78
HARP (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Albums Since 2001 (2006) 35
Kitsap Sun (USA) - The Top 101 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 37
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 97
Michigan Daily (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the New Millennium (2004) 29
Pitchfork (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of 2000-2004 (2005) 89
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 101
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 (+50) Albums of the 2000s (2012) 143
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 49
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 72
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 108
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 56
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
eMusic (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 33
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 95
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums of Our Lifetime 1993-2006 (2006) 51
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 18
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 192
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 2000-2009 (2012) 42
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Rock's Back Pages (UK) - Top 176 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 117.5
The Clash (UK) - The 50 Greatest Albums of Our Lifetime (2004-2009) 14
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 17
The Guardian (UK) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 33
The Sunday Times (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 18
The Times (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 60
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 90
Uncut (UK) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 148
Virgin Media (UK) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 62
Dagsavisen (Norway) - The 21 Best Albums of the 21st Century (2005) 19
Digg (Belgium) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 37
OOR (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 9
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 2
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Debut Albums (2006) 1
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 423
Sounds (Germany) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 5
Zundfunk (Germany) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 13
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 136
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) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 44
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Heineken (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 12
La Vanguardia (Spain) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 20
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 5
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top 62 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
PlayGround (Spain) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 60
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Top 100 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
Indie for Bunnies (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 92
Kalporz (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
MusicServer (Czech Republic) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 54
POPBOKS (Serbia) - The 100 Best Albums of 2000-2010 (2011) 11
Screenagers (Poland) - The 50 Best Albums from 2000-2004 (2004) 30
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 81
Teraz Rock (Poland) - Top 50 Albums of the New Millennium (2005) 6
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade ***
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 87
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
All Music Guide (USA) - Album of the Year No Order
Amazon.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Amplifier (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Billboard (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Blender (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Cokemachineglow.com (Canada) - Albums of the Year 35
Eonline (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 3
Eye Weekly Writers (Canada) - Albums of the Year 4
Filter (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
LostAtSea (USA) - Albums of the Year 10
Magnet (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Pitchfork (USA) - Albums of the Year 26
PopMatters (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Prefix (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Shortlist Prize Nominees 2001-2007 (USA) Nominee
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Stylus (USA) - Albums of the Year 25
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Albums of the Year 23
Tracks (USA) - Albums of the Year 18
Under the Radar (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
woxy.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Americana-UK (UK) - Albums of the Year 26
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 1
Mojo (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
No Ripcord (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
Planet Sound (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Playlouder (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Rough Trade (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
The Mercury Prize Nominees 1992-2003 (UK) Winner
The Observer (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
Uncut (UK) - Albums of the Year 10
Word (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Albums of the Year 1
Gaffa (Denmark) - Albums of the Year 1
Musikbyrån (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 3
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 14
Panorama (Norway) - Albums of the Year 5
Rockmusica (Finland) - Albums of the Year 8
Rumba (Finland) - Albums of the Year 2
Sonic (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 23
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 8
Heaven (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 3
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1
Eins Live (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Intro (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Laut (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Plattentests (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Albums of the Year 6
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Visions (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Zundfunk (Germany) - Albums of the Year 3
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Albums of the Year 1
Magic (France) - Albums of the Year 1
Popnews (France) - Albums of the Year 2
Blitz (Portugal) - Albums of the Year 2
DNMusica (Portugal) - Albums of the Year 1
GO-MAG (Spain) - Albums of the Year 3
Mondo Sonoro (Spain) - Albums of the Year 1
Muzikalia (Spain) - Albums of the Year 12
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 4
Rolling Stone (Spain) - Albums of the Year 1
Blow Up (Italy) - Albums of the Year 6
Kalporz (Italy) - Albums of the Year 1
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - Albums of the Year 1
Musica (Italy) - Albums of the Year 3
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 5
Rumore (Italy) - Albums of the Year 1
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - Albums of the Year 9
B92 (Serbia) - Albums of the Year 5
Monitor (Croatia) - Albums of the Year 5
Popboks (Serbia) - Albums of the Year 1
Screenagers (Poland) - Albums of the Year 4
La Mosca (Mexico) - Albums of the Year 13


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