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The best album by The Smiths is The Queen Is Dead which is ranked number 21 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 73,379.

The Smiths is ranked number 11 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 127,091.

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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:1,876 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:73,379
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,151 votes)
Comments: 204 comments
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2.

The SmithsUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:700 charts
Rank in 1984:3Rank Score:13,986
Rank in 1980s23Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,038 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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3.

Meat Is MurderUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1985Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 1985:3Rank Score:11,817
Rank in 1980s27Overall Rank:226
Average Rating:  82/100 (921 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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4.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1987:3Rank Score:10,826
Rank in 1980s31Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  81/100 (801 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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5.

Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1984Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 1984:7Rank Score:9,841
Rank in 1980s34Overall Rank:266
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

Louder Than Bombs
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1987:9Rank Score:4,828
Rank in 1980s75Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  83/100 (476 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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7.

The Sound Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2008Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2008:50Rank Score:847
Rank in 2000s511Overall Rank:2,348
Average Rating:  80/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1995Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1995:69Rank Score:604
Rank in 1990s600Overall Rank:3,036
Average Rating:  81/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The World Won't Listen
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1987:65Rank Score:413
Rank in 1980s657Overall Rank:4,095
Average Rating:  80/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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10.

The Very Best Of The Smiths
Compilation
United Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:2001Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2001:154Rank Score:214
Rank in 2000s1,628Overall Rank:6,890
Average Rating:  79/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 11

This may not be a complete discography for The Smiths. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Smiths best tracks

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1.There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 94/100 (774 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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2.Bigmouth Strikes Again
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 92/100 (598 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3.The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 91/100 (572 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.I Know It's Over
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 90/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.The Queen Is Dead (Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (Medley))
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 90/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.Cemetry Gates
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 90/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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7.What Difference Does It Make?
(from the album The Smiths)
 89/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.Reel Around The Fountain
(from the album The Smiths)
 89/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.The Headmaster Ritual
(from the album Meat Is Murder)
 89/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
(from the album Meat Is Murder)
 89/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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11.Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
 88/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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12.Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
 88/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Well I Wonder
(from the album Meat Is Murder)
 88/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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14.Girlfriend In A Coma
(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
 88/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.Hand In Glove
(from the album The Smiths)
 88/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Frankly, Mr. Shankly
(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
 87/100 (531 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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17.Barbarism Begins At Home
(from the album Meat Is Murder)
 87/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Still Ill
(from the album The Smiths)
 87/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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19.A Rush And A Push & The Land Is Ours
(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
 87/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Nowhere Fast
(from the album Meat Is Murder)
 86/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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The Smiths ratings

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 379 votes)
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The Smiths comments

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95/100
From pjohnsongolf 08/04/2018 06:35
One of my favorite bands of all time
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From DaVGManiac 07/12/2018 12:12
Not sure why, but it actually took me quite a few listens until I’ve realized that this band was absolutely amazing. It’s unbelievable how much these guys have accomplished in only 5 years. All of their albums are equally mind-blowing, including the compilations. They’ve also managed to end their career on a high note, something that few artists are capable of doing. These are the reasons why The Smiths became my personal favourite band of All Time. 80s night music at its finest!
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From willandthemix 04/14/2018 01:10
One of many great Manchester bands. Very original and creative and in my top 3 favourites. The queen is dead is a flawless album and they have so many great songs. Favourites: There Is A Light, Heaven knows, Girlfriend in a coma, cemetry gates
1. The Queen Is Dead
2. Strangeways, Here We Come
3. The Smiths
4. Meat Is Murder
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From AskGreni 02/27/2018 01:03
A perfect band. Amazing voice, and probably the best song writer, ever, Morrissey. And also the legend- Johnny Marr on guitar. A perfect duo in their own rights. Not to forget Rourke or Joyce either. Only saddening thing is their lack of time together and shortage of music. Regardless, a perfect score from me.
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100/100
From Crumpet 01/24/2018 13:30
As close to perfection as you'll ever get.
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Rating:  
80/100
From guilhermesoi 01/09/2018 17:30
great band, the first indie band maybe?
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Rating:  
90/100
From tmbarnes8 12/21/2017 01:23
They perfected the type of pop rock they set out to make, their songs always sound masterfully crafted and ingenious, yet all noticeably different from one another, like the Beatles or Abba.
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Rating:  
40/100
From Jbalbinolr 11/22/2017 21:01
I don´t like this band, I just cannot get into their music.
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Rating:  
85/100
From thomasnotreally 11/09/2017 11:54
Johnny Marr is a legend.
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Rating:  
85/100
From PaperVinnie 11/08/2017 22:48
Their sound was great, unique, and influential, but people definitely tend to overrate them. Still an awesome band though, 'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' is definitely among my all time favorite songs.
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