XTC
Drums and Wires


Parent genres: Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 179
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 38
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 57
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 2
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 587
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 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
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 4.5 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) 4 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) 8
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) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 17
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 20
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 17


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Ben Harper
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The Specials
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