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Genres: Post-Punk

Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 31
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 52
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 417
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 150 Greatest Debut Albums Ever (2010) 1
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 55
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top 100 Irish Albums (2004) 39
Hot Press (Ireland) -The 250 Greatest Irish Albums of All Time (2009) 39
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 47
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 59
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 5
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 50
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) 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 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade C+
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
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 6
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) 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 3.5 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 18
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 2
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 62
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 13


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