Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Get Happy!!


Parent genres: Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 12
Infoplease.com (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 6
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 39
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 26
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 70
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 11
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 65
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 68
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 135
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 4
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 67
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 67
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 57
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 58
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 246
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 9
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 12
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 22
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 11
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 64
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
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) 4.5 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 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 20


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