Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6625 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2774 votes
03
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.49
1598 votes
04
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

4.42
180 votes
05
Misfits
Static Age

4.39
639 votes
06
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.39
844 votes
07
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.39
1023 votes
08
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
1556 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

4.38
1337 votes
10
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.34
47 votes
11
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
900 votes
12
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

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

4.33
27 votes
14
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.32
63 votes
15
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
613 votes
16
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.31
62 votes
17
Ween
The Mollusk

4.29
320 votes
18
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
371 votes
19
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.28
193 votes
20
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.28
243 votes
21
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.27
30 votes
22
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.27
207 votes
23
Pat Metheny
Imaginary Day

4.26
21 votes
24
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.25
57 votes
25
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.25
26 votes
26
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
377 votes
27
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
569 votes
28
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.22
38 votes
29
In The Woods...
Omnio

4.21
122 votes
30
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

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

4.2
466 votes
32
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.2
123 votes
33
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.2
87 votes
34
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
351 votes
35
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.19
232 votes
36
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.19
200 votes
37
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.18
49 votes
38
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.18
120 votes
39
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.17
80 votes
40
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.16
38 votes
41
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.15
155 votes
42
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.15
941 votes
43
Summoning
Dol Guldur

4.14
152 votes
44
Biosphere
Substrata

4.13
168 votes
45
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.13
196 votes
46
Roni Size
New Forms

4.13
34 votes
47
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.13
129 votes
48
IQ
Subterranea

4.13
27 votes
49
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

4.13
43 votes
50
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.13
75 votes
51
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.12
288 votes
52
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.12
109 votes
53
Photek
Modus Operandi

4.12
21 votes
54
Assuck
Misery Index

4.12
162 votes
55
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
940 votes
56
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.11
53 votes
57
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
58
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.11
68 votes
59
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.11
28 votes
60
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.1
24 votes
61
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.1
29 votes
62
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

4.1
68 votes
63
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
176 votes
64
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.1
59 votes
65
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

4.1
35 votes
66
In Flames
Whoracle

4.1
1678 votes
67
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.1
527 votes
68
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.1
84 votes
69
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.09
196 votes
70
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.09
158 votes
71
Stratovarius
Visions

4.09
225 votes
72
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.08
59 votes
73
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.08
249 votes
74
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.08
269 votes
75
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.08
44 votes
76
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
2180 votes
77
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.08
52 votes
78
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

4.08
46 votes
79
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.07
197 votes
80
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.07
1607 votes
81
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.07
37 votes
82
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

4.07
46 votes
83
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.06
131 votes
84
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

4.06
75 votes
85
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
2613 votes
86
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

4.06
108 votes
87
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.06
27 votes
88
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.05
56 votes
89
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.05
66 votes
90
God Dethroned
The Grand Grimoire

4.05
21 votes
91
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

4.05
64 votes
92
Gas
Zauberberg

4.05
33 votes
93
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

4.04
146 votes
94
Windir
Soknardalr

4.03
140 votes
95
Handsome
Handsome

4.03
33 votes
96
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.03
58 votes
97
Fluke
Risotto

4.02
28 votes
98
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.01
35 votes
99
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.01
73 votes
100
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.01
73 votes
101
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

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

4
633 votes
103
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

4
120 votes
104
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

4
33 votes
105
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

4
231 votes
106
BT
ESCM

4
51 votes
107
The Locust
The Locust EP

4
26 votes
108
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

4
29 votes
109
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4
132 votes
110
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4
659 votes
111
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

4
125 votes
112
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.99
37 votes
113
Breach
It's Me God

3.98
28 votes
114
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.98
28 votes
115
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.98
108 votes
116
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

3.98
78 votes
117
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.98
52 votes
118
Rage
End of All Days

3.98
25 votes
119
Portishead
Portishead

3.98
708 votes
120
Kool Keith
Sex Style

3.98
120 votes
121
October Tide
Rain Without End

3.98
68 votes
122
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.97
51 votes
123
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.97
314 votes
124
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

3.97
44 votes
125
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.97
29 votes
126
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.96
377 votes
127
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.95
612 votes
128
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

3.95
38 votes
129
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

3.95
28 votes
130
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.94
140 votes
131
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.94
148 votes
132
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.94
382 votes
133
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.93
29 votes
134
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
220 votes
135
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.93
56 votes
136
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

3.93
27 votes
137
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.92
439 votes
138
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

3.92
58 votes
139
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

3.92
30 votes
140
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.91
1004 votes
141
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.91
591 votes
142
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.91
55 votes
143
Rakim
The 18th Letter

3.91
64 votes
144
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.91
222 votes
145
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet the Family

3.9
26 votes
146
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

3.9
197 votes
147
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

3.9
87 votes
148
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.9
97 votes
149
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

3.9
176 votes
150
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

3.9
68 votes
151
Atmosphere
Overcast!

3.9
165 votes
152
Organized Konfusion
The Equinox

3.9
24 votes
153
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.89
268 votes
154
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

3.89
23 votes
155
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.89
32 votes
156
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

3.89
27 votes
157
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

3.89
44 votes
158
Sick of It All
Built to Last

3.88
60 votes
159
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.88
197 votes
160
Lamb
Lamb

3.88
71 votes
161
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

3.88
77 votes
162
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.87
109 votes
163
Slapstick
Slapstick

3.87
35 votes
164
Disembodied
Diablerie

3.87
31 votes
165
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

3.87
72 votes
166
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

3.87
30 votes
167
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

3.87
104 votes
168
Sentenced
Down

3.87
68 votes
169
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.87
26 votes
170
Pennywise
Full Circle

3.86
231 votes
171
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.86
195 votes
172
Regurgitator
Unit

3.86
25 votes
173
Air
Premiers Symptomes

3.86
57 votes
174
KRS-One
I Got Next

3.86
32 votes
175
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.86
53 votes
176
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.86
28 votes
177
Pedro the Lion
Whole

3.86
21 votes
178
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

3.85
37 votes
179
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.85
66 votes
180
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

3.85
84 votes
181
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

3.85
190 votes
182
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

3.85
78 votes
183
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

3.85
210 votes
184
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.84
29 votes
185
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

3.84
132 votes
186
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

3.84
80 votes
187
Aeternus
Beyond the Wandering Moon

3.84
22 votes
188
Will Haven
El Diablo

3.84
28 votes
189
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

3.84
28 votes
190
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

3.84
102 votes
191
Kent
Isola

3.83
35 votes
192
Supergrass
In It for the Money

3.83
55 votes
193
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

3.82
44 votes
194
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

3.81
72 votes
195
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

3.81
59 votes
196
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

3.8
30 votes
197
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

3.8
55 votes
198
Keep of Kalessin
Through Times Of War

3.8
25 votes
199
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.8
27 votes
200
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

3.8
1004 votes



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