Singles (compilation album) by The Smiths

Singles by The Smiths
(Compilation album)
Year: 1995
Overall rank: 9,615th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 153 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1995 (184th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (1,621st)
Award Best albums of all time (9,615th)
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The Smiths bestography

Singles is ranked 9th 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.

The Smiths album bestography « Higher ranked (7,495th) This album (9,615th) Lower ranked (10,631st) »
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CASH'D OUT - Tribute to JOHNNY CASH, with Special Guests TOTAL DISTORTION (Tribute to SOCIAL D) and NOWHERE FAST (Tribute to THE SMITHS and MORRISSEY)
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81/100 (from 153 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.1/100, a mean average of 78.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 20.7.

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90/100
From 08/20/2022 08:01
A great introduction to The Smiths or reminder of what made them great depending on how familiar you are with them
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From 02/10/2022 22:00
Usually when discovering bands I'm unfamiliar with I get one of their 'Greatest Hits' albums to check them out before moving onto the studio albums if I like what I hear. Hence being the case getting this. I always appreciate a band that has it's own unique style which is what I find here. It's good but I think this'll be enough for me personally.
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From 09/26/2014 12:44
A collection of all The Smiths singles. Not a bad song on the album, all certified classics.
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