"You'll go to hell for what your dirty mind is thinking"

- Radiohead
 

The Queen Is Dead (album) by The Smiths 

This album At A Glance
The Queen Is Dead
The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths (1986)
Overall rank: 21st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,815 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Best album of 1986 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1980s (2nd)
Top 50 albums of all time (21st)

Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
Product Details Availability Price

eBay
eBay
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead LP Mint- 1-25426 1st 1986 USA Vinyl Record
Condition: Used
Time left:
2h 17m 4s

Ships to:
AU Americas Europe Asia
$70.00
Go to store

eBay
eBay
The Smiths-The Queen Is Dead Vinyl / 12" Album NEW
Condition: New
Time left:
9h 21m 39s

Ships to:
Worldwide
$26.55
Go to store

eBay
eBay
THE SMITHS The Queen Is Dead 1986 vinyl LP on Sire Records
Condition: Used
Time left:
12h 15m

Ships to:
US
$23.50
Go to store
  Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the linked website at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.  See full search results on eBay

  My favourite store:  

The Smiths bestography

The Queen Is Dead is ranked as the best album by The Smiths.

The Smiths album bestography « Higher ranked This album (21st) Lower ranked (188th) »
-The Queen Is DeadThe Smiths

Members who like this album also like: Doolittle by Pixies, Nevermind by Nirvana and The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses.

TicketLiquidator

Listen to The Queen Is Dead on YouTube

Loading content from YouTube...

The Queen Is Dead rankings

The Queen Is Dead ratings

Average Rating: 
88/100 (from 1,815 votes)
  Ratings distribution  Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV
where:
av = trimmed mean average rating an item has currently received.
n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an item to appear in a 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating.

Showing latest 5 ratings for this album. | Show all 1,815 ratings for this album.

Rating
Date logged
Member
No. album ratings
Avg. album rating
 
50/100
26 hours ago
62/100
 
85/100
3 days ago
  Ratings distribution 8 ratings
89/100
 
85/100
3 days ago
79/100
 
80/100
4 days ago
68/100
 
95/100
5 days ago
82/100

Related links: , top albums of the 1980s, top albums of 1986.

Please log in or register if you want to be able to leave a rating.

The Queen Is Dead comments

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 181 comments | Most Helpful First | Newest First
(Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. Manage Profile)

Rating:  
100/100
From Kuzh69 04/12/2017 07:59
Every song is mint, but I'll give "boy with a thorn" a very, very little edge
Over "there is a light" for my number one on this epic of one of my top
Ten albums of all time.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From Komorebi-D 03/23/2017 08:17
One of the best albums ever conceived. Combining the best of Morrissey's voice, jangle instrumentation and lyrics the band had to offer. This truly could be the best for its decade.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
From Davy 03/12/2017 12:39
so much of a grower, it's unbelievable. Morrissey's cynical humour in combination with a strong rhythmic section and that catchy guitar works so well.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From eliasproctor1 02/21/2017 15:54
Beautiful and the song writing is amazing. This is definitely one of my favorite albums.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
85/100
From Ben4 02/03/2017 21:39
I'm just starting to listen to The Smiths, so naturally I started with this album. And it is great. So many great songs. Cemetery Gates, The Boy with the Thorn in his Side, There is a Light That Never Goes out to name a few. Definitely looking forward to hearing more of this band's material.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
From InMyOwnDojo 02/03/2017 19:31
When listening to this album, I often feel like curb-stomping whoever suggested to the band that they use a keyboard string effect instead of a real orchestra.

It was probably Morrissey. What a twat.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From Seab 01/21/2017 23:59
A fantastic jangle pop album crafted by The Smiths. Never goes down in quality as the album goes on, and nothing ever seems to drag on.

Favorite Track: There is a Light That Never Goes Out
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (1 helpful | 1 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From khj11 01/16/2017 22:57
In my opinion, best album of the 80s, and greatest album lyrically ever written. Morrissey's beautiful voice mixed with deep and poetic lyrics are amazing
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
From slurpdurp 01/07/2017 20:05
Morrissey and Marr showed they can write songs as well as anyone else ever. Morrissey's lyrics are so beautiful. They capture the lives of the "ordinary" and dare to make them dramatic and real. This is simply brilliant and beautifully done. The lyrics are poetic and perfect. Marr's guitarworks are simply astounding. They compliment the lyrics and provide such a fantastic backing to add to the beauty. The Smiths are at their best here. The Queen is Dead is a must-listen. It is a fantastic album with a legacy that lives on through the massive influence it has had on rock and punk music. It paved the way for alternative music. R.E.M. laid the groundwork, and the Smiths showed why people should pay attention.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
100/100
From discojets1 12/09/2016 04:01
By far the best Smith's record
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -1 votes (0 helpful | 1 unhelpful)

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 181 comments

Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a comment.

Your feedback for The Queen Is Dead

Let us know what you think of this album by adding a comment or assigning a rating below!
Anonymous
Your rating: Login or register to assign a rating to this album.
Your comment: Login or register to comment on this album.
Login or register to add this album to your favourites.
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1986
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
3. Graceland by Paul Simon
4. So by Peter Gabriel
5. Licensed To Ill by Beastie Boys
6. Skylarking by XTC
7. Lifes Rich Pageant by R.E.M.
8. Reign In Blood by Slayer
9. The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
10. EVOL by Sonic Youth
11. Black Celebration by Depeche Mode
12. Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
13. Parade by Prince And The Revolution
14. Raising Hell by Run-D.M.C.
15. True Blue by Madonna
16. Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? by Megadeth
17. Invisible Touch by Genesis
18. Scoundrel Days by a-ha
19. Brotherhood by New Order
20. Somewhere In Time by Iron Maiden



Copyright © 2005-2017 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt