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All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2012) No Order
Spin (USA) - The 25 Greatest Albums of All Time (1989) 17
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 153
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 6
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 65
Mojo (UK) - The 80 Greatest Albums from the 80s (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 61
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 28
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 30
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 38
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 11
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 31
Uwe Schutte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2004) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Viceversa (Italy) - 100 Rock Albums (1996) 65
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 15
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3.5 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 7
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 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
New Musical Express (UK) - Albums of the Year 32
Schlager (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 4
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 7


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