Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6683 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.51
2807 votes
03
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
1612 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

4.42
181 votes
05
Misfits
Static Age

4.39
653 votes
06
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.39
853 votes
07
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.39
1035 votes
08
Bjork
Homogenic

4.38
1357 votes
09
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
1575 votes
10
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.34
47 votes
11
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.34
929 votes
12
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
914 votes
13
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

4.33
27 votes
14
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
621 votes
15
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.31
62 votes
16
Ween
The Mollusk

4.3
320 votes
17
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.3
64 votes
18
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.28
194 votes
19
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.28
58 votes
20
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
375 votes
21
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.27
244 votes
22
Pat Metheny Group
Imaginary Day

4.26
21 votes
23
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.26
31 votes
24
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
213 votes
25
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
388 votes
26
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.25
26 votes
27
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
566 votes
28
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.23
37 votes
29
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.21
122 votes
30
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.2
49 votes
31
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.2
125 votes
32
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.2
472 votes
33
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

4.2
52 votes
34
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.2
236 votes
35
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
358 votes
36
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.19
200 votes
37
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.19
89 votes
38
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.19
122 votes
39
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.18
84 votes
40
IQ
Subterranea

4.16
28 votes
41
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.15
159 votes
42
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.15
39 votes
43
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.15
152 votes
44
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.14
948 votes
45
Roni Size
New Forms

4.13
34 votes
46
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.13
75 votes
47
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.13
198 votes
48
Biosphere
Substrata

4.13
170 votes
49
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

4.13
44 votes
50
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.12
293 votes
51
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
949 votes
52
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.12
130 votes
53
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.11
110 votes
54
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.11
54 votes
55
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
56
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.11
28 votes
57
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.1
24 votes
58
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
178 votes
59
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.1
29 votes
60
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

4.1
68 votes
61
Assuck
Misery Index

4.1
169 votes
62
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.1
60 votes
63
In Flames
Whoracle

4.1
1692 votes
64
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.1
532 votes
65
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.1
197 votes
66
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.09
60 votes
67
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.09
67 votes
68
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.09
161 votes
69
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.08
83 votes
70
Stratovarius
Visions

4.08
227 votes
71
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.08
248 votes
72
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.08
44 votes
73
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.08
38 votes
74
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.08
198 votes
75
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.08
270 votes
76
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.08
52 votes
77
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

4.08
46 votes
78
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
2200 votes
79
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.07
1616 votes
80
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

4.07
46 votes
81
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.06
141 votes
82
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

4.06
108 votes
83
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.05
2640 votes
84
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.05
65 votes
85
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.05
28 votes
86
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.05
56 votes
87
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

4.05
64 votes
88
Photek
Modus Operandi

4.05
22 votes
89
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

4.04
76 votes
90
Windir
Soknardalr

4.04
142 votes
91
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

4.03
150 votes
92
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.03
77 votes
93
Handsome
Handsome

4.03
35 votes
94
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

4.03
36 votes
95
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.03
60 votes
96
God Dethroned
The Grand Grimoire

4.02
22 votes
97
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

4.02
166 votes
98
Fluke
Risotto

4.02
28 votes
99
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

4.02
30 votes
100
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.01
35 votes
101
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.01
74 votes
102
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

4.01
645 votes
103
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4
135 votes
104
The Locust
The Locust EP

4
26 votes
105
Gas
Zauberberg

4
35 votes
106
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

4
232 votes
107
BT
ESCM

4
50 votes
108
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

4
33 votes
109
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4
665 votes
110
Kool Keith
Sex Style

3.99
119 votes
111
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.99
37 votes
112
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

3.99
123 votes
113
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.98
28 votes
114
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.98
110 votes
115
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

3.98
125 votes
116
Portishead
Portishead

3.98
720 votes
117
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

3.98
81 votes
118
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.97
53 votes
119
October Tide
Rain Without End

3.97
69 votes
120
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.97
315 votes
121
Breach
It's Me God

3.97
29 votes
122
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.96
53 votes
123
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

3.96
39 votes
124
Rage
End of All Days

3.96
26 votes
125
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.96
384 votes
126
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.96
56 votes
127
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.95
151 votes
128
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.95
616 votes
129
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.95
140 votes
130
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.95
29 votes
131
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

3.95
28 votes
132
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.95
384 votes
133
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

3.94
43 votes
134
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.93
22 votes
135
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.93
29 votes
136
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.93
56 votes
137
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
224 votes
138
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

3.93
27 votes
139
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

3.92
59 votes
140
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.92
436 votes
141
Organized Konfusion
The Equinox

3.92
25 votes
142
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

3.92
30 votes
143
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.92
596 votes
144
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.91
29 votes
145
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

3.91
69 votes
146
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.91
1004 votes
147
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.91
222 votes
148
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.91
32 votes
149
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

3.9
198 votes
150
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.9
98 votes
151
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

3.9
88 votes
152
Lamb
Lamb

3.9
73 votes
153
Rakim
The 18th Letter

3.89
66 votes
154
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.89
269 votes
155
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.89
112 votes
156
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

3.89
181 votes
157
Threshold
Extinct Instinct

3.88
26 votes
158
Regurgitator
Unit

3.88
26 votes
159
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

3.88
43 votes
160
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.88
200 votes
161
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

3.88
29 votes
162
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

3.88
29 votes
163
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.88
29 votes
164
KRS-One
I Got Next

3.88
33 votes
165
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.88
66 votes
166
Atmosphere
Overcast!

3.88
170 votes
167
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

3.88
24 votes
168
Disembodied
Diablerie

3.88
32 votes
169
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

3.87
79 votes
170
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.87
55 votes
171
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

3.87
27 votes
172
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

3.87
27 votes
173
Sick of It All
Built to Last

3.87
61 votes
174
Sentenced
Down

3.87
69 votes
175
Slapstick
Slapstick

3.87
34 votes
176
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.87
30 votes
177
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

3.87
71 votes
178
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

3.86
106 votes
179
Pennywise
Full Circle

3.86
231 votes
180
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.86
197 votes
181
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

3.86
78 votes
182
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

3.85
138 votes
183
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

3.85
85 votes
184
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

3.85
212 votes
185
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

3.85
194 votes
186
Air
Premiers Symptomes

3.84
58 votes
187
Aeternus
Beyond the Wandering Moon

3.84
22 votes
188
Will Haven
El Diablo

3.84
28 votes
189
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

3.84
40 votes
190
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

3.84
80 votes
191
Supergrass
In It for the Money

3.83
56 votes
192
Kent
Isola

3.83
35 votes
193
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

3.83
102 votes
194
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

3.82
62 votes
195
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

3.82
44 votes
196
Pedro the Lion
Whole

3.82
22 votes
197
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

3.81
35 votes
198
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

3.81
56 votes
199
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

3.81
72 votes
200
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

3.8
30 votes



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