Best Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.57
6229 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
1476 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2544 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.44
176 votes
05
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

Rating: 4.43
50 votes
06
Misfits
Static Age

Rating: 4.4
594 votes
07
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

Rating: 4.39
756 votes
08
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.39
952 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

Rating: 4.37
1158 votes
10
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.36
57 votes
11
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
1393 votes
12
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

Rating: 4.33
44 votes
13
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
844 votes
14
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

Rating: 4.32
807 votes
15
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

Rating: 4.32
22 votes
16
Dispatch
Bang Bang

Rating: 4.3
190 votes
17
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

Rating: 4.28
220 votes
18
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.27
549 votes
19
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.27
286 votes
20
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
177 votes
21
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
340 votes
22
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

Rating: 4.24
538 votes
23
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

Rating: 4.23
35 votes
24
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

Rating: 4.23
35 votes
25
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
329 votes
26
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

Rating: 4.22
48 votes
27
In The Woods...
Omnio

Rating: 4.21
119 votes
28
Roni Size
New Forms

Rating: 4.2
32 votes
29
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
306 votes
30
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

Rating: 4.2
413 votes
31
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

Rating: 4.19
194 votes
32
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

Rating: 4.19
44 votes
33
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.19
203 votes
34
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

Rating: 4.19
110 votes
35
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

Rating: 4.18
73 votes
36
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

Rating: 4.18
135 votes
37
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

Rating: 4.18
42 votes
38
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
39
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

Rating: 4.17
106 votes
40
IQ
Subterranea

Rating: 4.16
25 votes
41
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

Rating: 4.15
865 votes
42
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
473 votes
43
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

Rating: 4.15
184 votes
44
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.14
74 votes
45
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
46
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

Rating: 4.13
42 votes
47
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

Rating: 4.13
48 votes
48
Assuck
Misery Index

Rating: 4.12
148 votes
49
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

Rating: 4.12
117 votes
50
Summoning
Dol Guldur

Rating: 4.12
147 votes
51
Shipping News
Save Everything

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
52
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
53
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.11
55 votes
54
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.11
172 votes
55
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.1
267 votes
56
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.1
883 votes
57
Biosphere
Substrata

Rating: 4.1
137 votes
58
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.1
29 votes
59
The Tea Party
Transmission

Rating: 4.1
69 votes
60
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

Rating: 4.1
77 votes
61
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

Rating: 4.09
33 votes
62
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

Rating: 4.09
95 votes
63
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

Rating: 4.09
181 votes
64
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

Rating: 4.09
177 votes
65
In Flames
Whoracle

Rating: 4.09
1571 votes
66
Necrophobic
Darkside

Rating: 4.09
58 votes
67
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

Rating: 4.09
229 votes
68
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.08
54 votes
69
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
70
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

Rating: 4.08
249 votes
71
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

Rating: 4.08
62 votes
72
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

Rating: 4.08
83 votes
73
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
74
Stratovarius
Visions

Rating: 4.08
205 votes
75
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.07
2052 votes
76
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

Rating: 4.07
70 votes
77
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

Rating: 4.07
43 votes
78
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

Rating: 4.07
29 votes
79
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

Rating: 4.07
126 votes
80
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2437 votes
81
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

Rating: 4.06
1535 votes
82
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
83
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

Rating: 4.06
51 votes
84
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Rating: 4.05
66 votes
85
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

Rating: 4.05
142 votes
86
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
87
October Tide
Rain Without End

Rating: 4.05
66 votes
88
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
89
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
90
Gas
Zauberberg

Rating: 4.04
28 votes
91
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

Rating: 4.03
44 votes
92
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.03
114 votes
93
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

Rating: 4.03
147 votes
94
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

Rating: 4.02
64 votes
95
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

Rating: 4.02
75 votes
96
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

Rating: 4.02
125 votes
97
Fluke
Risotto

Rating: 4.02
28 votes
98
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
99
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

Rating: 4
110 votes
100
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

Rating: 4
119 votes
101
Windir
Soknardalr

Rating: 4
126 votes
102
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Rating: 4
625 votes
103
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

Rating: 4
553 votes
104
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

Rating: 4
41 votes
105
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 4
25 votes
106
KRS-One
I Got Next

Rating: 4
23 votes
107
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

Rating: 3.99
216 votes
108
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

Rating: 3.99
47 votes
109
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.99
46 votes
110
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
111
Orange Goblin
Frequencies From Planet Ten

Rating: 3.98
50 votes
112
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

Rating: 3.98
67 votes
113
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

Rating: 3.97
91 votes
114
Portishead
Portishead

Rating: 3.97
655 votes
115
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
116
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
117
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
118
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

Rating: 3.96
292 votes
119
BT
ESCM

Rating: 3.96
48 votes
120
Breach
It's Me God

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
121
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
122
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.95
33 votes
123
Rakim
The 18th Letter

Rating: 3.95
52 votes
124
The Crystal Method
Vegas

Rating: 3.95
133 votes
125
Disembodied
Diablerie

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
126
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

Rating: 3.95
359 votes
127
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

Rating: 3.94
129 votes
128
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

Rating: 3.94
56 votes
129
Rage
End of All Days

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
130
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
131
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

Rating: 3.93
425 votes
132
The Locust
The Locust EP

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
133
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
350 votes
134
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
34 votes
135
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

Rating: 3.92
542 votes
136
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

Rating: 3.92
212 votes
137
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

Rating: 3.92
172 votes
138
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

Rating: 3.92
52 votes
139
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.92
197 votes
140
Lamb
Lamb

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
141
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

Rating: 3.91
57 votes
142
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

Rating: 3.91
72 votes
143
Organized Konfusion
The Equinox

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
144
Will Haven
El Diablo

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
145
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

Rating: 3.91
87 votes
146
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.9
955 votes
147
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

Rating: 3.9
25 votes
148
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

Rating: 3.9
81 votes
149
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

Rating: 3.89
199 votes
150
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

Rating: 3.89
530 votes
151
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.89
173 votes
152
Supergrass
In It for the Money

Rating: 3.89
50 votes
153
Pennywise
Full Circle

Rating: 3.89
223 votes
154
Atmosphere
Overcast!

Rating: 3.89
155 votes
155
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.89
258 votes
156
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

Rating: 3.88
186 votes
157
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
158
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
159
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

Rating: 3.88
52 votes
160
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

Rating: 3.87
47 votes
161
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

Rating: 3.87
34 votes
162
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

Rating: 3.86
170 votes
163
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
164
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
165
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
166
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
167
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
168
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
169
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

Rating: 3.85
95 votes
170
Air
Premiers Symptomes

Rating: 3.85
56 votes
171
Slapstick
Slapstick

Rating: 3.85
36 votes
172
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
173
Sick of It All
Built to Last

Rating: 3.84
54 votes
174
Sentenced
Down

Rating: 3.84
63 votes
175
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

Rating: 3.84
62 votes
176
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

Rating: 3.84
71 votes
177
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

Rating: 3.84
37 votes
178
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

Rating: 3.84
49 votes
179
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

Rating: 3.84
73 votes
180
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
97 votes
181
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

Rating: 3.84
197 votes
182
The Toasters
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
183
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

Rating: 3.83
98 votes
184
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.83
65 votes
185
Feeder
Polythene

Rating: 3.83
38 votes
186
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

Rating: 3.83
32 votes
187
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
188
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Trouble Is...

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
189
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
190
Juno Reactor
Bible Of Dreams

Rating: 3.81
39 votes
191
Wyclef Jean
The Carnival

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
192
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
193
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

Rating: 3.8
27 votes
194
Bad Brains
The Omega Sessions EP

Rating: 3.8
22 votes
195
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

Rating: 3.79
121 votes
196
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

Rating: 3.79
985 votes
197
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

Rating: 3.79
41 votes
198
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

Rating: 3.79
80 votes
199
The Crown
Eternal Death

Rating: 3.79
21 votes
200
Delerium
Karma

Rating: 3.78
30 votes



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