Acclaimed Music - 1999
Prince and The Revolution
1999


All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Allan Kozinn, AVGuide (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Century (2000) No Order
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 85
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 52
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 58
LA Times (USA) - The Top 10 Albums of the 1980s (1989) 4
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 80's (2003) No Order
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 99
Rickey Vincent (USA) - Five Star Albums from "FUNK: The MUSIC, the PEOPLE, and the RHYTHM No Order
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2012) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 16
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Coolest Records of All Time (2002) 14
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 163
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) Winner
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 8
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 49
Melody Maker (UK) - Significant Albums from '82 and '85 (1989) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 57
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 32
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 10
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 100
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 33
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 49
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 320
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 7
Best (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 80s (1990) 41
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 22
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 36
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of 1980-86 (1987) 5
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 18
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 25
Rockstar (Italy) - The 100 Albums of the 80s (1989) 4
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
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) 4.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 Stars
Slant (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums (2004) 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" (1993-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 6
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
New Musical Express (UK) - Albums of the Year 28
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 38


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