Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6326 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
1501 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2585 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

4.43
176 votes
05
Misfits
Static Age

4.4
606 votes
06
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.39
967 votes
07
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.38
52 votes
08
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.38
781 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

4.37
1185 votes
10
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.36
1414 votes
11
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
865 votes
12
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

4.33
23 votes
13
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
826 votes
14
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.31
43 votes
15
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.31
59 votes
16
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.3
190 votes
17
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.29
564 votes
18
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.28
226 votes
19
Ween
The Mollusk

4.28
293 votes
20
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
180 votes
21
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
349 votes
22
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.24
341 votes
23
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
546 votes
24
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.23
50 votes
25
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.21
36 votes
26
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.21
36 votes
27
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.2
121 votes
28
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

4.2
316 votes
29
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

4.2
45 votes
30
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.2
76 votes
31
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.19
434 votes
32
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.19
44 votes
33
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.19
195 votes
34
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.18
25 votes
35
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.17
111 votes
36
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.17
211 votes
37
Roni Size
New Forms

4.17
33 votes
38
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.16
112 votes
39
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.16
142 votes
40
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.15
882 votes
41
IQ
Subterranea

4.15
24 votes
42
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.14
483 votes
43
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.14
187 votes
44
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.13
75 votes
45
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.13
27 votes
46
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

4.13
43 votes
47
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.13
152 votes
48
Handsome
Handsome

4.12
30 votes
49
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.12
120 votes
50
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
51
Assuck
Misery Index

4.11
148 votes
52
Mogwai
Young Team

4.11
901 votes
53
Biosphere
Substrata

4.11
140 votes
54
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.11
71 votes
55
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.1
269 votes
56
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.1
50 votes
57
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
171 votes
58
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.1
97 votes
59
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

4.1
63 votes
60
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.09
79 votes
61
In Flames
Whoracle

4.09
1611 votes
62
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

4.09
32 votes
63
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.09
56 votes
64
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.09
233 votes
65
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.09
35 votes
66
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.08
183 votes
67
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.08
36 votes
68
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.08
88 votes
69
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.08
57 votes
70
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.08
187 votes
71
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.08
252 votes
72
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
2070 votes
73
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.07
55 votes
74
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

4.07
70 votes
75
Stratovarius
Visions

4.07
212 votes
76
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.07
146 votes
77
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.06
1548 votes
78
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

4.06
25 votes
79
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
2478 votes
80
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

4.06
130 votes
81
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.05
64 votes
82
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

4.05
65 votes
83
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.05
50 votes
84
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

4.05
31 votes
85
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

4.05
43 votes
86
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

4.04
45 votes
87
KRS-One
I Got Next

4.04
24 votes
88
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4.04
127 votes
89
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.04
27 votes
90
Gas
Zauberberg

4.03
29 votes
91
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.03
68 votes
92
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.03
74 votes
93
Kool Keith
Sex Style

4.03
115 votes
94
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

4.02
153 votes
95
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.02
26 votes
96
Fluke
Risotto

4.02
28 votes
97
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.01
55 votes
98
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4.01
632 votes
99
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.01
66 votes
100
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

4
110 votes
101
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

4
119 votes
102
Windir
Soknardalr

4
131 votes
103
Shipping News
Save Everything

4
24 votes
104
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

4
568 votes
105
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

3.99
222 votes
106
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.99
37 votes
107
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

3.99
36 votes
108
Rakim
The 18th Letter

3.98
57 votes
109
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

3.98
28 votes
110
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.98
27 votes
111
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.98
48 votes
112
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.98
96 votes
113
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

3.98
71 votes
114
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

3.98
47 votes
115
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.98
44 votes
116
Portishead
Portishead

3.97
670 votes
117
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

3.96
28 votes
118
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

3.96
27 votes
119
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.96
26 votes
120
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.96
361 votes
121
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

3.96
25 votes
122
Rage
End of All Days

3.96
25 votes
123
Breach
It's Me God

3.96
23 votes
124
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.95
295 votes
125
BT
ESCM

3.95
50 votes
126
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.95
136 votes
127
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.94
134 votes
128
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.94
553 votes
129
The Locust
The Locust EP

3.93
22 votes
130
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
210 votes
131
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.93
431 votes
132
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.93
358 votes
133
Smog
Red Apple Falls

3.93
34 votes
134
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.92
52 votes
135
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.92
204 votes
136
Lamb
Lamb

3.92
67 votes
137
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

3.92
175 votes
138
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

3.91
58 votes
139
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.91
973 votes
140
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

3.91
22 votes
141
Organized Konfusion
The Equinox

3.91
22 votes
142
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

3.91
70 votes
143
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.9
21 votes
144
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

3.9
26 votes
145
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.9
535 votes
146
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

3.9
56 votes
147
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

3.9
196 votes
148
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

3.9
25 votes
149
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.9
89 votes
150
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

3.9
83 votes
151
Disembodied
Diablerie

3.9
29 votes
152
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.9
262 votes
153
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.89
28 votes
154
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

3.89
177 votes
155
Atmosphere
Overcast!

3.89
155 votes
156
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

3.88
45 votes
157
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.88
188 votes
158
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.88
61 votes
159
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.88
24 votes
160
Sick of It All
Built to Last

3.88
56 votes
161
Pennywise
Full Circle

3.87
225 votes
162
Will Haven
El Diablo

3.87
23 votes
163
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.87
53 votes
164
Supergrass
In It for the Money

3.87
49 votes
165
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.87
172 votes
166
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

3.86
25 votes
167
Regurgitator
Unit

3.86
25 votes
168
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

3.86
195 votes
169
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.86
28 votes
170
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

3.86
35 votes
171
Slapstick
Slapstick

3.86
35 votes
172
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.85
96 votes
173
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

3.85
100 votes
174
Sentenced
Down

3.84
65 votes
175
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

3.84
74 votes
176
Kent
Isola

3.84
32 votes
177
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

3.84
76 votes
178
Air
Premiers Symptomes

3.84
57 votes
179
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

3.84
63 votes
180
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.84
49 votes
181
The Toasters
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

3.83
21 votes
182
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

3.83
97 votes
183
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

3.83
66 votes
184
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

3.82
31 votes
185
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

3.82
124 votes
186
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

3.82
55 votes
187
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

3.82
38 votes
188
Juno Reactor
Bible Of Dreams

3.81
40 votes
189
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

3.81
29 votes
190
Feeder
Polythene

3.81
39 votes
191
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

3.81
44 votes
192
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

3.8
23 votes
193
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.8
28 votes
194
Wyclef Jean
The Carnival

3.8
28 votes
195
Bad Brains
The Omega Sessions EP

3.8
22 votes
196
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

3.79
31 votes
197
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

3.79
984 votes
198
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

3.79
26 votes
199
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

3.79
79 votes
200
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

3.79
124 votes



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