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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 45,046.

The Smiths is ranked number 16 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 76,456.

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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:1,033 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:44,976
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,080 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 1984:2Rank Score:9,039
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:177
Average Rating: 82/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

Meat is MurderUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1985Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1985:5Rank Score:7,071
Rank in 1980s30Overall Rank:234
Average Rating: 81/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:6,189
Rank in 1980s35Overall Rank:261
Average Rating: 80/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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5.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1984:8Rank Score:4,580
Rank in 1980s44Overall Rank:337
Average Rating: 83/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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6.

Louder Than BombsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1987:10Rank Score:2,688
Rank in 1980s76Overall Rank:558
Average Rating: 80/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

The Sound Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2008Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2008:34Rank Score:760
Rank in 2000s389Overall Rank:1,671
Average Rating: 78/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1995Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1995:60Rank Score:475
Rank in 1990s526Overall Rank:2,451
Average Rating: 77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

The World Won't Listen
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1987:61Rank Score:243
Rank in 1980s669Overall Rank:4,234
Average Rating: 78/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 2 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 2001:131Rank Score:199
Rank in 2000s1,345Overall Rank:4,959
Average Rating: 78/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 16

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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 (364 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 (268 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Bigmouth Strikes Again
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
89/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.This Charming Man
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
89/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Very Best Of The Smiths)
88/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.How Soon Is Now?
(from the album The Sound Of The Smiths)
88/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 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.Cemetry Gates
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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11.Reel Around The Fountain
(from the album The Smiths)
88/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (Medley))
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (245 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 (105 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.I Know It's Over
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
88/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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16.There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The World Won't Listen)
87/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.The Headmaster Ritual
(from the album Meat is Murder)
87/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Well I Wonder
(from the album Meat is Murder)
87/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
(from the album Meat is Murder)
87/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Ask
(from the album Louder Than Bombs)
87/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Smiths ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 197 votes)
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90/100
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78/100
 
90/100
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08/03/2014 10:19
78/100
 
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07/29/2014 11:15
85/100

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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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From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:30
So many good songs, looking back the quality control was amazing.
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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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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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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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From PibbOwnsPepper 05/04/2013 18:00
morrissey is ssuch A good songwriter.
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From NDP 04/13/2013 21:12
The Smiths baby!
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