The B-52's
The B-52's

Genres: New Wave

Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 35
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 19
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
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) 28
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 152
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 42
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 99
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 101 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2014) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 452
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 6
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) 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 Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) 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) 74
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 100
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) 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) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3.5 Stars
Slant (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums (2004) 4 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
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) 3 Stars
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 7
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 12


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