Best Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
6170 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
1454 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2515 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.45
175 votes
05
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

Rating: 4.43
51 votes
06
Misfits
Static Age

Rating: 4.39
591 votes
07
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

Rating: 4.39
745 votes
08
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.38
942 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

Rating: 4.36
1134 votes
10
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.35
56 votes
11
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
1372 votes
12
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

Rating: 4.34
45 votes
13
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.32
831 votes
14
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

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

Rating: 4.32
22 votes
16
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

Rating: 4.29
34 votes
17
Dispatch
Bang Bang

Rating: 4.29
189 votes
18
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
281 votes
19
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

Rating: 4.28
214 votes
20
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.27
539 votes
21
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
174 votes
22
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
335 votes
23
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

Rating: 4.24
532 votes
24
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

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

Rating: 4.23
324 votes
26
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

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

Rating: 4.2
120 votes
28
Roni Size
New Forms

Rating: 4.2
32 votes
29
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

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

Rating: 4.19
400 votes
31
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

Rating: 4.19
44 votes
32
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.19
200 votes
33
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

Rating: 4.19
108 votes
34
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

Rating: 4.19
134 votes
35
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

Rating: 4.19
70 votes
36
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

Rating: 4.18
192 votes
37
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

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

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
39
IQ
Subterranea

Rating: 4.16
25 votes
40
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

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

Rating: 4.15
855 votes
42
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

Rating: 4.15
47 votes
43
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
464 votes
44
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

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

Rating: 4.14
25 votes
46
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.14
74 votes
47
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

Rating: 4.13
41 votes
48
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

Rating: 4.13
110 votes
49
Assuck
Misery Index

Rating: 4.12
147 votes
50
Summoning
Dol Guldur

Rating: 4.12
146 votes
51
Shipping News
Save Everything

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
52
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

Rating: 4.11
31 votes
53
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.11
257 votes
54
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.11
171 votes
55
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.1
879 votes
56
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.1
53 votes
57
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.1
29 votes
58
Biosphere
Substrata

Rating: 4.1
134 votes
59
The Tea Party
Transmission

Rating: 4.1
68 votes
60
Necrophobic
Darkside

Rating: 4.1
57 votes
61
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

Rating: 4.1
21 votes
62
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

Rating: 4.09
90 votes
63
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

Rating: 4.09
176 votes
64
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

Rating: 4.09
179 votes
65
In Flames
Whoracle

Rating: 4.09
1556 votes
66
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

Rating: 4.08
67 votes
67
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

Rating: 4.08
229 votes
68
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

Rating: 4.08
62 votes
69
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

Rating: 4.08
245 votes
70
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

Rating: 4.08
83 votes
71
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

Rating: 4.08
26 votes
72
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.08
53 votes
73
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.07
2028 votes
74
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

Rating: 4.07
43 votes
75
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

Rating: 4.07
29 votes
76
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.07
23 votes
77
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

Rating: 4.06
125 votes
78
Stratovarius
Visions

Rating: 4.06
200 votes
79
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2420 votes
80
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

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

Rating: 4.06
1533 votes
82
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

Rating: 4.05
73 votes
83
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

Rating: 4.05
141 votes
84
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Rating: 4.05
63 votes
85
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.05
33 votes
86
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4.04
25 votes
87
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

Rating: 4.04
64 votes
88
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

Rating: 4.03
144 votes
89
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

Rating: 4.03
30 votes
90
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.03
113 votes
91
October Tide
Rain Without End

Rating: 4.03
66 votes
92
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

Rating: 4.02
124 votes
93
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

Rating: 4.02
64 votes
94
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

Rating: 4.02
75 votes
95
Fluke
Risotto

Rating: 4.02
28 votes
96
Gas
Zauberberg

Rating: 4.02
28 votes
97
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
98
Windir
Soknardalr

Rating: 4.01
124 votes
99
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

Rating: 4
118 votes
100
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

Rating: 4
544 votes
101
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Rating: 4
620 votes
102
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

Rating: 4
110 votes
103
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

Rating: 4
41 votes
104
KRS-One
I Got Next

Rating: 4
23 votes
105
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

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

Rating: 3.99
47 votes
107
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

Rating: 3.99
42 votes
108
Orange Goblin
Frequencies From Planet Ten

Rating: 3.98
50 votes
109
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
110
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.98
45 votes
111
Breach
It's Me God

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
112
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

Rating: 3.96
28 votes
113
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

Rating: 3.96
27 votes
114
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

Rating: 3.96
66 votes
115
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

Rating: 3.96
89 votes
116
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
117
Portishead
Portishead

Rating: 3.96
654 votes
118
BT
ESCM

Rating: 3.96
48 votes
119
Rage
End of All Days

Rating: 3.96
24 votes
120
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
121
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

Rating: 3.96
287 votes
122
The Locust
The Locust EP

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
123
Rakim
The 18th Letter

Rating: 3.95
52 votes
124
The Crystal Method
Vegas

Rating: 3.95
131 votes
125
Disembodied
Diablerie

Rating: 3.95
28 votes
126
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

Rating: 3.94
169 votes
127
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

Rating: 3.94
355 votes
128
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

Rating: 3.94
128 votes
129
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
130
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

Rating: 3.94
24 votes
131
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.94
31 votes
132
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
346 votes
133
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

Rating: 3.93
418 votes
134
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
34 votes
135
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.93
188 votes
136
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

Rating: 3.92
212 votes
137
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

Rating: 3.92
52 votes
138
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

Rating: 3.92
57 votes
139
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

Rating: 3.92
532 votes
140
Lamb
Lamb

Rating: 3.92
66 votes
141
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

Rating: 3.92
71 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: 3.9
88 votes
145
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

Rating: 3.9
25 votes
146
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.9
935 votes
147
Atmosphere
Overcast!

Rating: 3.9
152 votes
148
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

Rating: 3.9
182 votes
149
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.89
170 votes
150
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

Rating: 3.89
198 votes
151
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

Rating: 3.89
80 votes
152
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

Rating: 3.89
55 votes
153
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.89
257 votes
154
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

Rating: 3.89
522 votes
155
Pennywise
Full Circle

Rating: 3.89
223 votes
156
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

Rating: 3.89
35 votes
157
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

Rating: 3.88
30 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
46 votes
161
Supergrass
In It for the Money

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

Rating: 3.86
165 votes
163
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.86
33 votes
164
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
165
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.86
28 votes
166
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
167
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

Rating: 3.85
95 votes
168
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
169
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

Rating: 3.84
47 votes
170
Sentenced
Down

Rating: 3.84
63 votes
171
Sick of It All
Built to Last

Rating: 3.84
53 votes
172
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

Rating: 3.84
37 votes
173
Air
Premiers Symptomes

Rating: 3.84
55 votes
174
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

Rating: 3.84
61 votes
175
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

Rating: 3.84
73 votes
176
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
97 votes
177
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

Rating: 3.83
196 votes
178
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

Rating: 3.83
69 votes
179
The Toasters
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
180
Feeder
Polythene

Rating: 3.83
38 votes
181
Slapstick
Slapstick

Rating: 3.83
35 votes
182
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

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

Rating: 3.82
97 votes
184
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.82
62 votes
185
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

Rating: 3.82
25 votes
186
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
187
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Trouble Is...

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
188
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

Rating: 3.81
24 votes
189
Juno Reactor
Bible Of Dreams

Rating: 3.81
39 votes
190
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
191
Wyclef Jean
The Carnival

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
192
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

Rating: 3.8
27 votes
193
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

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

Rating: 3.8
22 votes
195
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

Rating: 3.8
982 votes
196
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

Rating: 3.79
41 votes
197
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

Rating: 3.79
81 votes
198
The Crown
Eternal Death

Rating: 3.79
21 votes
199
Delerium
Karma

Rating: 3.78
30 votes
200
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

Rating: 3.77
120 votes



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