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The best album by The Smiths is The Queen Is Dead which is ranked number 22 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 46,450.

The Smiths is ranked number 15 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 79,535.

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The Smiths best albums

The following albums by The Smiths are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,073 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:46,566
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,117 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:9,466
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:175
Average Rating: 82/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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3.

Meat is MurderUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1985Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 1985:4Rank Score:7,325
Rank in 1980s29Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: 81/100 (459 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:6,441
Rank in 1980s35Overall Rank:261
Average Rating: 80/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:4,670
Rank in 1980s45Overall Rank:336
Average Rating: 83/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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6.

Louder Than BombsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:2,986
Rank in 1980s73Overall Rank:519
Average Rating: 80/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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7.

The Sound Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2008Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 2008:28Rank Score:851
Rank in 2000s347Overall Rank:1,552
Average Rating: 78/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1995Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1995:53Rank Score:550
Rank in 1990s476Overall Rank:2,221
Average Rating: 78/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The World Won't Listen
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1987:62Rank Score:243
Rank in 1980s683Overall Rank:4,312
Average Rating: 78/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

The Very Best Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2001Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2001:129Rank Score:199
Rank in 2000s1,348Overall Rank:5,015
Average Rating: 77/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 15

This may not be a complete discography for The Smiths. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Smiths best tracks

The best tracks by The Smiths are listed below:

#TrackRating
1.There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
92/100 (376 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
89/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Bigmouth Strikes Again
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
89/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Very Best Of The Smiths)
89/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.This Charming Man
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Cemetry Gates
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.Panic
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
88/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Reel Around The Fountain
(from the album The Smiths)
88/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (Medley))
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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12.I Know It's Over
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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13.Asleep
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
88/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
88/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.The Headmaster Ritual
(from the album Meat is Murder)
87/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album The Sound Of The Smiths)
87/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Ask
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
87/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.William, It Was Really Nothing
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
87/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
87/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Frankly, Mr. Shankly
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
86/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Smiths ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 201 votes)
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85/100
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78/100
 
70/100
10/10/2014 17:10
65/100
 
60/100
09/20/2014 04:02
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79/100
 
80/100
09/19/2014 10:33
74/100
 
100/100
09/14/2014 07:07
95/100

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The Smiths comments

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Rating:  
70/100
From PrinterCat 10/04/2014 10:14
Meat Is Murder is probably their best album.
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Rating:  
85/100
From nutso42 08/31/2014 03:09
Definitely grown on me over time. At first all their stuff sounded repetitive and such, but after digging I've found they have much more ability than I'd ever thought.
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From Kiki 01/18/2014 19:51
Cemetry Gates is the best.
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Rating:  
85/100
From Precedent 12/29/2013 08:54
Great artist!
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Rating:  
85/100
From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:30
So many good songs, looking back the quality control was amazing.
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Rating:  
100/100
From BraddlesHendo 11/28/2013 12:46
My favourite band. Yes I'm older and a clever swine but I'll stand by them forever
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Rating:  
75/100
From Telkins4 09/16/2013 22:54
I like some songs but have not really gotten into The Smiths. I imagine if I listen to them a bit more they can grow on me. However Morrissey (like many other singers in the eighties) sounds as if he is perpetually yawning.
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85/100
From aditya7 07/15/2013 05:23
For every decade Britain has produced one exceptionally offbeat songwriter, Ray Davies in 60s, Bowie in 70s, Morrissey for 80s and Jarvis Crocker for 90s.
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