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: 8,995th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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80/100 (from 172 votes)
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Award Top albums of the 2000s (1,679th)
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The Smiths bestography

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 42,496.

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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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