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The Smiths United Kingdom 

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 51,186.

The Smiths is ranked number 15 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 87,815.

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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:1,202 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:51,186
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,308 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:10,641
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  82/100 (620 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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3.

Meat is MurderUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1985Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 1985:5Rank Score:8,164
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  81/100 (543 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:6,942
Rank in 1980s35Overall Rank:265
Average Rating:  81/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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5.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:5,597
Rank in 1980s42Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  84/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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6.

Louder Than Bombs
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:3,212
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  81/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

The Sound Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2008Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2008:33Rank Score:789
Rank in 2000s416Overall Rank:1,810
Average Rating:  79/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1995Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1995:59Rank Score:570
Rank in 1990s500Overall Rank:2,342
Average Rating:  81/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The World Won't Listen
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1987:70Rank Score:235
Rank in 1980s760Overall Rank:4,708
Average Rating:  79/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

The Very Best Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2001Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 2001:124Rank Score:212
Rank in 2000s1,323Overall Rank:5,098
Average Rating:  77/100 (42 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

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1.There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 93/100 (447 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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2.This Charming Man
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
 91/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album The Sound Of The Smiths)
 91/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
 91/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.Bigmouth Strikes Again
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 91/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 90/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
 90/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Very Best Of The Smiths)
 90/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The World Won't Listen)
 89/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (Medley))
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 89/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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11.Cemetry Gates
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 89/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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12.I Know It's Over
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 89/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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13.Reel Around The Fountain
(from the album The Smiths)
 89/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Panic
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
 89/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
 88/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.William, It Was Really Nothing
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
 88/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Asleep
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
 88/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.What Difference Does It Make?
(from the album The Smiths)
 88/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
 88/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Bigmouth Strikes Again
(from the album Singles)
 88/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Smiths ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 238 votes)
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78/100
 
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94/100
 
90/100
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87/100
 
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72/100

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From luis721 05/27/2015 21:54
One of the bast bands ever, great lyrics, great guitars, great bass-lines... well... one of the most influential artists/bands of all time.
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From alexandraribeiro 03/01/2015 22:33
My favorite band ever!
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From F1Aaron 12/09/2014 23:47
My favorite band. They mean so much to me
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From DeusExMackia 11/23/2014 18:13
I don't think any other band in history had such a strong catalogue of music. 4 studio albums and yet they've influenced just about every aspect of my taste in music. Best band ever? Just about.
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From MeatIsMurder 11/17/2014 17:25
Best Artist ever
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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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