Sufjan Stevens
Illinois


Parent genres: Baroque Pop, Indie Pop, Pop



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
BetterPropaganda (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 60
Billboard (USA) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
Creative Loafing (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 55.5
Daily Californian (USA) - Top 25 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 7
Glide (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
Kitsap Sun (USA) - The Top 101 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 64
LostAtSea (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 10
Metromix Denver (USA) - Top 40 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 25
National Public Radio (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 29
Paste (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 1
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 16
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s (2014) 13
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 (+50) Albums of the 2000s (2012) 27
Popdose (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 28
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 78
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 9
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 198
Stylus Decade (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 72
The Onion A.V. Club (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 30
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 5
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 5
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 20
Gigwise (UK) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 25
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 138
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 2000-2009 (2012) 5
Rock's Back Pages (UK) - Top 176 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 28
State (Ireland) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 11
The Clash (UK) - The 50 Greatest Albums of Our Lifetime (2004-2009) 20
The Guardian (UK) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 28
The Line of Best Fit (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 4
The Sunday Times (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 13
Uncut (UK) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 30
Adresseavisen (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 6
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Top 40 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 33
Radio Helsinki (Finland) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
Side 2-Nettavisen (Norway) - Top 25 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 21
Sue (Finland) - Top 25 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
Digg (Belgium) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 3
OOR (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 6
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 69
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Zundfunk (Germany) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 11
Chronicart.com (France) - Top 10 Albums from 1997-2007 (2007) 2
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 966
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) 8
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Heineken (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 2
La Vanguardia (Spain) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 14
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 42
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top 62 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
PlayGround (Spain) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 40
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 42
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Top 100 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 2
Indie for Bunnies (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 15
Kalporz (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
Ondarock (Italy) - Top 51 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 7
Repubblica (Italy) - Top 10 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 4
MusicServer (Czech Republic) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 8
POPBOKS (Serbia) - The 100 Best Albums of 2000-2010 (2011) 22
Porcys (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 97
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 8
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 90
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7.5
End of Year Lists
Amazon.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Billboard (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Blender (USA) - Albums of the Year 37
Chartattack (Canada) - Albums of the Year 6
Cokemachineglow.com (Canada) - Albums of the Year 2
College Music Journal (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 4
Filter (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Glide (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
HARP (USA) - Albums of the Year 6
LostAtSea (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Magnet (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Pitchfork (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
PopMatters (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Prefix (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Shortlist Prize Nominees 2001-2007 (USA) Winner
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Stylus (USA) - Albums of the Year 10
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Treble (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Under the Radar (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Washington City Paper (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
woxy.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 4
Mojo (UK) - Albums of the Year 24
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
No Ripcord (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Observer (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
Playlouder (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
Rough Trade (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
The Wire (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Uncut (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Aftenposten (Norway) - Albums of the Year 4
Dagbladet (Norway) - Albums of the Year 10
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Albums of the Year 3
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - Albums of the Year No Order
Morgunbladid (Iceland) - Albums of the Year 1
Musikbyrån (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 7
Natt & Dag (Norway) - Albums of the Year 3
Panorama (Norway) - Albums of the Year 12
Rockmusica (Finland) - Albums of the Year 9
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 1
Heaven (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 2
Intro (Germany) - Albums of the Year 15
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 15
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 19
Visions (Germany) - Albums of the Year 17
Zundfunk (Germany) - Albums of the Year 3
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Albums of the Year 2
Magic (France) - Albums of the Year 23
Popnews (France) - Albums of the Year 1
GO-MAG (Spain) - Albums of the Year 5
Mondo Sonoro (Spain) - Albums of the Year 32
Muzikalia (Spain) - Albums of the Year 18
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 3
Blow Up (Italy) - Albums of the Year 1
Kalporz (Italy) - Albums of the Year 3
Ondarock (Italy) - Albums of the Year 4
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 17
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - Albums of the Year 2
B92 Net Radio (Serbia) - Albums of the Year 9
Monitor (Croatia) - Albums of the Year 1
Popboks (Serbia) - Albums of the Year 7
Porcys (Poland) - Albums of the Year 8
Screenagers (Poland) - Albums of the Year 1
La Mosca (Mexico) - Albums of the Year 2


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