Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Armed Forces


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
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 3
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 177
Frank Moriarty (USA) - Seventies Rock: Top Albums of the Seventies (2003) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 81
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 56
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rod Underhill (USA) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (2003) 88
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 475
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 47
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 4
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 89
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 45
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 51
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 7
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 67
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 61
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 219
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) 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) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 9
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) 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 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
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Trouser (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 5
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 15
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 15


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