The Cure
The Head on the Door


Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 26
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 53
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 27
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 4
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - Significant Albums from '82 and '85 (1989) No Order
NME (UK) - Classic Albums No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 57
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 494
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 9
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 11
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 467
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 14
Best (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 80s (1990) 11
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 18
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 965
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 155
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 64
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 35
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 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 7
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 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 5
End of Year Lists
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Schlager (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 18
Best (France) - Albums of the Year 3
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 26


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