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Skylarking


Parent genres: Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 52
Exposure (Canada) - 50 Greatest Albums not to make the Greatest Albums lists (2005) 49
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 586
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 19
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 33
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 15
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) 48
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 67
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 91
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 2
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 101 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2014) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 60
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 32
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 52
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of 1980-86 (1987) 85
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 9
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 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 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" (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) 7.5
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 35


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