Best Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.57
6265 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
1486 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2560 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.44
176 votes
05
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

Rating: 4.41
53 votes
06
Misfits
Static Age

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

Rating: 4.39
764 votes
08
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.39
956 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

Rating: 4.37
1169 votes
10
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
1405 votes
11
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

Rating: 4.33
45 votes
12
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
849 votes
13
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

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

Rating: 4.32
815 votes
15
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.32
58 votes
16
Dispatch
Bang Bang

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

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

Rating: 4.28
551 votes
19
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.27
286 votes
20
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.27
177 votes
21
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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

Rating: 4.24
541 votes
23
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
335 votes
24
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

Rating: 4.22
48 votes
25
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

Rating: 4.21
36 votes
26
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

Rating: 4.21
36 votes
27
In The Woods...
Omnio

Rating: 4.2
121 votes
28
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

Rating: 4.2
45 votes
29
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

Rating: 4.2
137 votes
30
Roni Size
New Forms

Rating: 4.2
33 votes
31
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
312 votes
32
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

Rating: 4.19
421 votes
33
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

Rating: 4.19
194 votes
34
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.19
204 votes
35
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

Rating: 4.18
73 votes
36
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

Rating: 4.18
42 votes
37
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

Rating: 4.17
110 votes
38
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

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

Rating: 4.16
109 votes
40
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

Rating: 4.15
875 votes
41
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

Rating: 4.15
184 votes
42
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
478 votes
43
IQ
Subterranea

Rating: 4.15
24 votes
44
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
45
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

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

Rating: 4.13
42 votes
47
Summoning
Dol Guldur

Rating: 4.12
151 votes
48
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.11
55 votes
49
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.11
171 votes
50
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

Rating: 4.11
116 votes
51
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.11
895 votes
52
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.1
269 votes
53
Assuck
Misery Index

Rating: 4.1
149 votes
54
Biosphere
Substrata

Rating: 4.1
138 votes
55
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.1
29 votes
56
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

Rating: 4.1
49 votes
57
The Tea Party
Transmission

Rating: 4.1
69 votes
58
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

Rating: 4.1
63 votes
59
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

Rating: 4.09
33 votes
60
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

Rating: 4.09
178 votes
61
In Flames
Whoracle

Rating: 4.09
1593 votes
62
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

Rating: 4.09
96 votes
63
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

Rating: 4.09
228 votes
64
Necrophobic
Darkside

Rating: 4.09
58 votes
65
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

Rating: 4.09
188 votes
66
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

Rating: 4.08
77 votes
67
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

Rating: 4.08
251 votes
68
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

Rating: 4.08
24 votes
69
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

Rating: 4.08
84 votes
70
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
71
Stratovarius
Visions

Rating: 4.08
209 votes
72
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.08
2056 votes
73
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

Rating: 4.07
70 votes
74
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.07
56 votes
75
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

Rating: 4.07
43 votes
76
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

Rating: 4.07
30 votes
77
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2461 votes
78
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.06
25 votes
79
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
80
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

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

Rating: 4.06
1537 votes
82
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

Rating: 4.05
129 votes
83
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

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

Rating: 4.05
31 votes
85
KRS-One
I Got Next

Rating: 4.04
24 votes
86
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
87
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
88
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.03
115 votes
89
Gas
Zauberberg

Rating: 4.03
29 votes
90
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

Rating: 4.03
44 votes
91
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

Rating: 4.03
126 votes
92
October Tide
Rain Without End

Rating: 4.03
68 votes
93
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

Rating: 4.03
74 votes
94
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

Rating: 4.02
64 votes
95
Fluke
Risotto

Rating: 4.02
28 votes
96
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

Rating: 4.02
148 votes
97
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

Rating: 4
110 votes
98
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

Rating: 4
557 votes
99
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

Rating: 4
119 votes
100
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Rating: 4
624 votes
101
Shipping News
Save Everything

Rating: 4
24 votes
102
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 4
25 votes
103
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4
27 votes
104
Orange Goblin
Frequencies From Planet Ten

Rating: 4
51 votes
105
Windir
Soknardalr

Rating: 4
127 votes
106
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

Rating: 3.99
47 votes
107
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.99
46 votes
108
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

Rating: 3.99
219 votes
109
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 3.99
36 votes
110
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

Rating: 3.99
68 votes
111
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.99
34 votes
112
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

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

Rating: 3.98
94 votes
114
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

Rating: 3.98
42 votes
115
Portishead
Portishead

Rating: 3.97
663 votes
116
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
117
Rakim
The 18th Letter

Rating: 3.96
55 votes
118
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
119
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
120
BT
ESCM

Rating: 3.96
49 votes
121
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

Rating: 3.96
296 votes
122
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
123
Breach
It's Me God

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
124
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

Rating: 3.95
358 votes
125
The Crystal Method
Vegas

Rating: 3.95
134 votes
126
Disembodied
Diablerie

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
127
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

Rating: 3.94
130 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
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

Rating: 3.93
425 votes
131
The Locust
The Locust EP

Rating: 3.93
22 votes
132
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
350 votes
133
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
34 votes
134
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

Rating: 3.93
210 votes
135
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

Rating: 3.93
543 votes
136
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

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

Rating: 3.92
173 votes
138
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.92
200 votes
139
Lamb
Lamb

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
140
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

Rating: 3.91
57 votes
141
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

Rating: 3.91
72 votes
142
Will Haven
El Diablo

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
143
Organized Konfusion
The Equinox

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
144
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

Rating: 3.91
87 votes
145
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.91
962 votes
146
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

Rating: 3.9
21 votes
147
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

Rating: 3.9
26 votes
148
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

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

Rating: 3.9
196 votes
150
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

Rating: 3.9
81 votes
151
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

Rating: 3.89
533 votes
152
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.89
260 votes
153
Supergrass
In It for the Money

Rating: 3.89
50 votes
154
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.89
174 votes
155
Atmosphere
Overcast!

Rating: 3.89
155 votes
156
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
157
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

Rating: 3.88
186 votes
158
Pennywise
Full Circle

Rating: 3.88
223 votes
159
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

Rating: 3.88
45 votes
160
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
161
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

Rating: 3.87
53 votes
162
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

Rating: 3.87
34 votes
163
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

Rating: 3.86
170 votes
164
Threshold
Extinct Instinct

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
165
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
166
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
167
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
168
Slapstick
Slapstick

Rating: 3.86
35 votes
169
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
170
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
171
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
172
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

Rating: 3.85
194 votes
173
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

Rating: 3.85
96 votes
174
Air
Premiers Symptomes

Rating: 3.85
56 votes
175
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

Rating: 3.85
75 votes
176
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
177
Sick of It All
Built to Last

Rating: 3.84
54 votes
178
Sentenced
Down

Rating: 3.84
64 votes
179
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

Rating: 3.84
63 votes
180
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

Rating: 3.84
72 votes
181
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

Rating: 3.84
37 votes
182
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

Rating: 3.84
49 votes
183
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
97 votes
184
The Toasters
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
185
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.83
65 votes
186
Feeder
Polythene

Rating: 3.83
38 votes
187
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

Rating: 3.83
32 votes
188
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

Rating: 3.83
55 votes
189
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

Rating: 3.82
96 votes
190
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Trouble Is...

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
191
Juno Reactor
Bible Of Dreams

Rating: 3.81
40 votes
192
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

Rating: 3.81
29 votes
193
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
194
Wyclef Jean
The Carnival

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
195
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

Rating: 3.8
121 votes
196
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

Rating: 3.8
42 votes
197
Bad Brains
The Omega Sessions EP

Rating: 3.8
22 votes
198
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

Rating: 3.79
983 votes
199
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
200
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

Rating: 3.79
121 votes



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