Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
7888 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
2004 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3334 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

4.42
219 votes
05
Bjork
Homogenic

4.4
1766 votes
06
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.4
1949 votes
07
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.4
1071 votes
08
Misfits
Static Age

4.39
784 votes
09
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.38
1285 votes
10
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.35
1199 votes
11
Emperor
Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk

4.33
1162 votes
12
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
786 votes
13
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.3
218 votes
14
Ween
The Mollusk

4.26
459 votes
15
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.25
479 votes
16
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
315 votes
17
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.25
284 votes
18
Mortuary Drape
Secret Sudaria

4.24
23 votes
19
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
664 votes
20
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.24
87 votes
21
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.23
531 votes
22
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.23
240 votes
23
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.21
212 votes
24
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.2
309 votes
25
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.2
605 votes
26
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.19
99 votes
27
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.19
496 votes
28
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.19
164 votes
29
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.17
77 votes
30
Robert Wyatt
Shleep

4.17
21 votes
31
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.17
93 votes
32
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.17
139 votes
33
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.16
58 votes
34
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.16
147 votes
35
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.16
179 votes
36
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.15
1114 votes
37
Graveland
Following The Voice Of Blood

4.15
33 votes
38
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

4.15
33 votes
39
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.15
70 votes
40
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.15
147 votes
41
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.15
146 votes
42
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

4.15
65 votes
43
Discipline.
Unfolded Like Staircase

4.15
24 votes
44
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.14
90 votes
45
Ground Zero
Consume Red

4.14
33 votes
46
Biosphere
Substrata

4.13
226 votes
47
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.13
54 votes
48
Photek
Modus Operandi

4.13
32 votes
49
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.13
28 votes
50
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.12
173 votes
51
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
1120 votes
52
Roni Size
New Forms

4.12
46 votes
53
Assuck
Misery Index

4.11
210 votes
54
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.11
248 votes
55
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.11
639 votes
56
In Flames
Whoracle

4.11
1933 votes
57
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.11
414 votes
58
.O.rang
Herd of Instinct

4.11
32 votes
59
Fishmans
Uchuu Nippon Setagaya

4.11
32 votes
60
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.11
47 votes
61
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
222 votes
62
Jag Panzer
The Fourth Judgement

4.1
21 votes
63
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.1
289 votes
64
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of...

4.09
48 votes
65
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.09
241 votes
66
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

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

4.09
102 votes
68
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.09
34 votes
69
Weezer
The Good Life

4.09
23 votes
70
O.C.
Jewelz

4.08
30 votes
71
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4.08
24 votes
72
Pat Metheny Group
Imaginary Day

4.08
30 votes
73
Stratovarius
Visions

4.08
301 votes
74
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.08
103 votes
75
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
2517 votes
76
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

4.08
28 votes
77
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.08
64 votes
78
Lacrimosa
Stille

4.08
26 votes
79
Pink Floyd
1967 — The First Three Singles

4.08
52 votes
80
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.08
78 votes
81
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.08
258 votes
82
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.08
106 votes
83
Idiot Flesh
Fancy

4.07
21 votes
84
The Flower Kings
Stardust We Are

4.07
30 votes
85
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.07
195 votes
86
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
3184 votes
87
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.06
108 votes
88
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.06
196 votes
89
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

4.06
60 votes
90
IQ
Subterranea

4.06
43 votes
91
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.06
1807 votes
92
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.06
44 votes
93
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.06
88 votes
94
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.05
83 votes
95
Breach
It's Me God

4.05
58 votes
96
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.05
96 votes
97
Grade
Separate The Magnets

4.05
21 votes
98
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.05
95 votes
99
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

4.05
53 votes
100
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

4.04
45 votes
101
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

4.04
35 votes
102
Rage
End of All Days

4.04
37 votes
103
Today Is the Day
Temple of the Morning Star

4.04
124 votes
104
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.04
42 votes
105
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.03
339 votes
106
Jimmie's Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.03
35 votes
107
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.03
75 votes
108
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4.03
169 votes
109
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

4.02
124 votes
110
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

4.02
783 votes
111
Ragnarok
Arising Realm

4.02
23 votes
112
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.02
72 votes
113
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

4.02
27 votes
114
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

4.02
32 votes
115
Moodymann
Silentintroduction

4.02
33 votes
116
Motorpsycho
Angels and Daemons at Play

4.02
33 votes
117
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.01
40 votes
118
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.01
87 votes
119
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

4.01
53 votes
120
Gas
Zauberberg

4.01
75 votes
121
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4
778 votes
122
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

4
33 votes
123
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

4
21 votes
124
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

4
21 votes
125
Koji Kondo
Star Fox 64 OST

4
27 votes
126
God Dethroned
The Grand Grimoire

4
38 votes
127
Portishead
Portishead

4
919 votes
128
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

4
821 votes
129
BT
ESCM

3.99
59 votes
130
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

3.99
52 votes
131
Handsome
Handsome

3.99
48 votes
132
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.99
86 votes
133
Lungfish
Indivisible

3.98
28 votes
134
Windir
Soknardalr

3.98
192 votes
135
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

3.98
226 votes
136
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

3.98
25 votes
137
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

3.98
73 votes
138
Lycia
Cold

3.98
24 votes
139
The Jazz June
They Love Those Who Make the Music

3.98
24 votes
140
Obtained Enslavement
Witchcraft

3.98
24 votes
141
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

3.98
45 votes
142
Velvet Acid Christ
Calling Ov the Dead

3.98
22 votes
143
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.98
42 votes
144
Oxbow
Serenade In Red

3.98
21 votes
145
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

3.98
41 votes
146
Kool Keith
Sex Style

3.98
141 votes
147
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.97
52 votes
148
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

3.97
185 votes
149
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.97
76 votes
150
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.97
60 votes
151
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

3.97
75 votes
152
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

3.97
150 votes
153
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.96
365 votes
154
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.96
147 votes
155
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.96
450 votes
156
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

3.96
98 votes
157
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.96
59 votes
158
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.95
95 votes
159
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.95
159 votes
160
Regurgitator
Unit

3.95
30 votes
161
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.95
206 votes
162
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

3.95
152 votes
163
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.94
35 votes
164
Starflyer 59
Americana

3.94
26 votes
165
I Hate Myself
10 Songs

3.94
318 votes
166
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.94
34 votes
167
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

3.94
303 votes
168
Hades Almighty
The Dawn Of The Dying Sun

3.94
24 votes
169
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.94
263 votes
170
Lake of Tears
A Crimson Cosmos

3.94
31 votes
171
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.93
156 votes
172
Jean Michel Jarre
Oxygène 7–13

3.93
22 votes
173
Catharsis (US)
Samsara

3.93
22 votes
174
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.93
520 votes
175
Fluke
Risotto

3.93
36 votes
176
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.93
455 votes
177
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.93
698 votes
178
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.92
37 votes
179
Moonblood
Blut & Krieg

3.92
24 votes
180
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.91
35 votes
181
Grip Inc.
Nemesis

3.91
23 votes
182
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.9
319 votes
183
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.9
245 votes
184
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

3.9
35 votes
185
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

3.9
100 votes
186
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.9
121 votes
187
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.9
29 votes
188
Atmosphere
Overcast!

3.9
193 votes
189
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

3.9
210 votes
190
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

3.89
200 votes
191
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.89
271 votes
192
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

3.89
50 votes
193
Charles Bronson
Youth Attack!

3.89
57 votes
194
Rakim
The 18th Letter

3.89
83 votes
195
Pennywise
Full Circle

3.88
265 votes
196
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.88
34 votes
197
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.88
1147 votes
198
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

3.88
180 votes
199
Bad Brains
The Omega Sessions EP

3.88
29 votes
200
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.88
293 votes



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