R.E.M.
Fables of the Reconstruction







Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Alternative Press (USA) - Top 99 Albums of '85 to '95 (1995) 47
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 793
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 63
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
NME (UK) - 50 Albums Released in 1985 That Still Sound Great Today (2015) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 8
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 21
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 3 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4.5 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 8
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) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 5
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 30
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 10
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 10