The Sound Of The Smiths (compilation album) by The Smiths

The Sound Of The Smiths by The Smiths
(Compilation album)
Year: 2008
Release date: 2008-11-10
Overall rank: 10,628th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 176 votes)
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Award Top albums of 2008 (194th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (1,935th)
Award Best albums of all time (10,628th)
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The Sound Of The Smiths is ranked 10th best out of 15 albums by The Smiths on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Smiths is The Queen Is Dead which is ranked number 17 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 39,617.

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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.9/100, a mean average of 78.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.6.

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From 12/28/2016 13:55
None of the magic of their studio albums, but its a stellar collection nonetheless.
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A good collection of this influential Indie rock band from Manchester. Many of their greatest songs are on here, though some of the other great songs aren't on here
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love teh deluxe version
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