The Human League
Dare!


Parent genres: Electronic, New Wave, Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
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 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 78
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 86
Slant (USA) - Top 25 Electronic Albums (2005) 26
Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) - The Best Recordings from 1900 to 1999 No Order
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 38
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 61
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 37
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 118
NME (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 60
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 111
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 69
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 36
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 19
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1980-2004 (2004) 18
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 81
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 44
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
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 17
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 46
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 96
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 101
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 39
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 7
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 27
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 29
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 80
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 5
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 60
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of 1980-86 (1987) 67
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 53
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 183
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 96
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 78
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 81
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
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B-
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
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 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 3.5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 26
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 3
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 9
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 20
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year No Order


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Kate Bush
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1985
Dexys Midnight Runners
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1980
Fatboy Slim
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1998
Grace Jones
Nightclubbing
1981
Manic Street Preachers
Everything Must Go
1996
George Michael
Faith
1987
New Order
Technique
1989
Pet Shop Boys
Actually
1987
The Verve
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1997


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