Elvis Costello
This Year's Model


Parent genres: Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 2
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 145
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 72
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 117
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 35
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 60
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 52
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 19
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) 31
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 98
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 11
Spin (USA) - The 25 Greatest Albums of All Time (1989) 8
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 151
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 1
Trouser (USA) - The Best Albums from 1970-79 (1980) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 69
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 40
NME (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 66
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 256
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 82
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 29
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 92
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 41
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 22
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 43
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 85
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 53
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 70s (1979) 17
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
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 44
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 84
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 139
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 47
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1970s (2009) 36
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 18
Crossroads (France) - 109 Essential Albums from 1976-78 (2009) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 40
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) 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) 30
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Juan Vitoria (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (1993) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 29
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 114
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 90
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 90
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 13
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Popster (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 70s (1979) No Order
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) 5 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 9
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) 5 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 2
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 5
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1


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Heartbreakers
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The Jam
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John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
1970
Lou Reed
Berlin
1973
The Modern Lovers
The Modern Lovers
1976
Bruce Springsteen
Darkness on the Edge of Town
1978
Iggy and The Stooges
Raw Power
1973
Neil Young
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