The Smiths United Kingdom

The best album credited to The Smiths is The Queen Is Dead which is ranked number 19 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 46,712.

The Smiths is ranked number 11 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 83,445.

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Hatful of Hollow by The Smiths C, Nov-1993, Sire Import - Made in France
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Time left: 21m 52s
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THE SMITHS - "SINGLES" (CD 1995) *Morrissey/Johnny Marr*
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Time left: 23m 48s
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MORRISSEY - YOU ARE THE QUARRY [PA] (CD 2004) *The Smiths/Johnny Marr*
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Time left: 25m 46s
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Upcoming concerts

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Cryfest (The Smiths vs. The Cure) Dance Party
The Masquerade - Hell, Atlanta, United States. United States
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Caligula Blushed - Smiths / Morrissey Tribute
Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, United States. United States
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Sweet and Tender Hooligans - A Tribute to Morrissey and The Smiths
Music Box, San Diego, United States. United States
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The Smiths best albums

The following albums by The Smiths are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1986
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46,715
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1984
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9,902
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1985
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7,713
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1984
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7,440
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1987
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3,193
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1987
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279
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1995
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201
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1988
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156
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2008
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146
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Total albums: 14. Page 1 of 2

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 bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 8 0%
1990s 3 0%
2000s 2 0%
2010s 1 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 6 43%
Yes 8 57%
Live? Albums %
No 13 93%
Yes 1 7%

The Smiths best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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2.
Rating: 92 (478 votes)Comments: 8
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(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
3.
Rating: 92 (367 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
4.
Rating: 92 (750 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
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Rating: 90 (680 votes)Comments: 12
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(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
10.
Rating: 90 (246 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
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Rating: 90 (671 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album The Queen Is Dead)
12.
Rating: 90 (343 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album The Smiths)
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Rating: 89 (368 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Smiths)
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Rating: 89 (303 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Meat Is Murder)
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Rating: 89 (288 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Meat Is Murder)
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Rating: 89 (183 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Hatful Of Hollow)
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Rating: 88 (246 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Meat Is Murder)
20.
Rating: 88 (263 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Strangeways, Here We Come)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

The Smiths ratings

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 416 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 86.5/100, a mean average of 85.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 17.0.

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The Smiths comments

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55/100
From 05/13/2021 13:09
a bit too banal for my tastes...but really nice melodies and guitar work...
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90/100
From 06/13/2020 17:43
Good band from the 80s with my favorite album the queen is dead in my top 10.
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From 06/12/2019 03:32
Some of the comments here..."Morrissey may be an awful person...", "Despite Morrisey's questionable remarks", "The Smiths succeed despite Morrissey's obnoxiousness".. etc...

Such comments come across as nothing more than insincere virtue signalling. The Guardian would be so proud of you... if they cared.
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From 04/21/2019 23:43
Morrissey may be an awful person, but damn if he isn't a fantastic poet. In conjunction with Johnny Marr, the Smiths were destined to make classics.
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From 04/15/2019 17:43
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From 01/19/2019 13:49
One of the few popular bands on this site that I truly "get".
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From 01/08/2019 19:04
Simply put, the best band of the 80's, top 10 of all time. They are the most influential act since David Bowie and before Nirvana. All that has come after them owes a lot to their sound.
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From 11/30/2018 04:31
Despite Morrisey's questionable remarks, they are indie legends for a reason.
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From 08/04/2018 06:35
One of my favorite bands of all time
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