Best Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
5956 votes
02
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

Rating: 4.54
45 votes
03
Nobuo Uematsu
Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack

Rating: 4.5
163 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
1378 votes
05
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A#(Infinity) [Vinyl]

Rating: 4.46
367 votes
06
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

Rating: 4.39
716 votes
07
Misfits
Static Age

Rating: 4.38
576 votes
08
Strapping Young Lad
City

Rating: 4.38
910 votes
09
Bjork
Homogenic

Rating: 4.37
1084 votes
10
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

Rating: 4.34
32 votes
11
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

Rating: 4.34
53 votes
12
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.34
1320 votes
13
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.32
808 votes
14
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

Rating: 4.32
41 votes
15
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

Rating: 4.32
767 votes
16
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

Rating: 4.31
21 votes
17
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
265 votes
18
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

Rating: 4.27
211 votes
19
Built To Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.26
521 votes
20
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

Rating: 4.26
44 votes
21
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
168 votes
22
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

Rating: 4.26
31 votes
23
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.25
320 votes
24
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.25
302 votes
25
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

Rating: 4.23
516 votes
26
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

Rating: 4.23
40 votes
27
In The Woods...
Omnio

Rating: 4.21
119 votes
28
Roni Size
New Forms

Rating: 4.2
32 votes
29
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.2
47 votes
30
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

Rating: 4.2
200 votes
31
His Hero is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

Rating: 4.2
99 votes
32
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
287 votes
33
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

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

Rating: 4.18
128 votes
35
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

Rating: 4.17
41 votes
36
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

Rating: 4.17
191 votes
37
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

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

Rating: 4.17
24 votes
39
Shipping News
Save Everything

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

Rating: 4.15
101 votes
41
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
444 votes
42
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.14
45 votes
43
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

Rating: 4.14
827 votes
44
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

Rating: 4.14
40 votes
45
Assuck
Misery Index

Rating: 4.14
148 votes
46
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

Rating: 4.12
183 votes
47
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

Rating: 4.12
46 votes
48
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

Rating: 4.12
98 votes
49
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

Rating: 4.12
82 votes
50
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.11
242 votes
51
Summoning
Dol Guldur

Rating: 4.11
143 votes
52
Biosphere
Substrata

Rating: 4.11
128 votes
53
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

Rating: 4.1
62 votes
54
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

Rating: 4.1
29 votes
55
The Tea Party
Transmission

Rating: 4.1
68 votes
56
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.1
167 votes
57
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

Rating: 4.1
169 votes
58
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.1
846 votes
59
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

Rating: 4.1
63 votes
60
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
61
Bob Dylan
Time Out Of Mind

Rating: 4.09
234 votes
62
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

Rating: 4.09
63 votes
63
Stratovarius
Visions

Rating: 4.09
191 votes
64
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

Rating: 4.08
120 votes
65
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

Rating: 4.08
86 votes
66
In Flames
Whoracle

Rating: 4.08
1524 votes
67
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

Rating: 4.08
227 votes
68
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
69
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
70
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

Rating: 4.07
70 votes
71
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.07
1982 votes
72
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

Rating: 4.07
168 votes
73
Mansun
Attack Of The Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.06
31 votes
74
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

Rating: 4.06
135 votes
75
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2332 votes
76
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

Rating: 4.06
61 votes
77
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

Rating: 4.06
1505 votes
78
Necrophobic
Darkside

Rating: 4.06
54 votes
79
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

Rating: 4.05
48 votes
80
Kool Keith
Sex Style

Rating: 4.04
110 votes
81
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

Rating: 4.04
62 votes
82
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

Rating: 4.04
118 votes
83
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

Rating: 4.04
27 votes
84
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

Rating: 4.03
29 votes
85
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

Rating: 4.03
139 votes
86
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

Rating: 4.02
74 votes
87
Fluke
Risotto

Rating: 4.02
26 votes
88
October Tide
Rain Without End

Rating: 4.02
64 votes
89
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 4.01
34 votes
90
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

Rating: 4.01
37 votes
91
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Rating: 4.01
55 votes
92
Windir
Soknardalr

Rating: 4
115 votes
93
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

Rating: 4
523 votes
94
KRS-One
I Got Next

Rating: 4
22 votes
95
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

Rating: 4
24 votes
96
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

Rating: 4
42 votes
97
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

Rating: 4
106 votes
98
Rakim
The 18th Letter

Rating: 3.99
46 votes
99
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Rating: 3.99
600 votes
100
Gas
Zauberberg

Rating: 3.98
27 votes
101
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
102
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

Rating: 3.98
47 votes
103
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

Rating: 3.98
207 votes
104
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

Rating: 3.98
116 votes
105
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.98
44 votes
106
The Locust
The Locust EP

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
107
Breach
It's Me God

Rating: 3.98
21 votes
108
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

Rating: 3.98
84 votes
109
Pink Floyd
1967: The First Three Singles

Rating: 3.97
37 votes
110
Orange Goblin
Frequencies From Planet Ten

Rating: 3.97
44 votes
111
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

Rating: 3.96
70 votes
112
BT
ESCM

Rating: 3.96
49 votes
113
Antioch Arrow
In Love with Jetts/The Lady Is a Cat

Rating: 3.96
24 votes
114
Chicane
Far From the Maddening Crowds

Rating: 3.96
23 votes
115
Rage
End of All Days

Rating: 3.95
22 votes
116
Portishead
Portishead

Rating: 3.95
638 votes
117
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

Rating: 3.95
283 votes
118
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.94
177 votes
119
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

Rating: 3.94
342 votes
120
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
121
The Crystal Method
Vegas

Rating: 3.94
128 votes
122
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

Rating: 3.94
25 votes
123
Today Is the Day
Temple Of The Morning Star

Rating: 3.94
66 votes
124
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
125
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Let's Face It

Rating: 3.93
167 votes
126
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

Rating: 3.93
411 votes
127
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
336 votes
128
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
34 votes
129
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

Rating: 3.92
52 votes
130
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

Rating: 3.92
57 votes
131
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

Rating: 3.92
516 votes
132
Frenzal Rhomb
Meet The Family

Rating: 3.92
24 votes
133
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

Rating: 3.92
124 votes
134
Will Haven
El Diablo

Rating: 3.91
22 votes
135
Lamb
Lamb

Rating: 3.91
65 votes
136
Disembodied
Diablerie

Rating: 3.91
27 votes
137
Atmosphere
Overcast!

Rating: 3.91
145 votes
138
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

Rating: 3.9
513 votes
139
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

Rating: 3.9
211 votes
140
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

Rating: 3.9
53 votes
141
Stars of the Lid
The Ballasted Orchestra

Rating: 3.9
53 votes
142
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.9
168 votes
143
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

Rating: 3.89
197 votes
144
Pennywise
Full Circle

Rating: 3.89
220 votes
145
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.89
883 votes
146
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.89
27 votes
147
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

Rating: 3.89
27 votes
148
Guided By Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.89
31 votes
149
Air
Premiers Symptomes

Rating: 3.89
53 votes
150
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.88
26 votes
151
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.88
253 votes
152
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

Rating: 3.88
87 votes
153
Pain Of Salvation
Entropia

Rating: 3.88
175 votes
154
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly

Rating: 3.87
31 votes
155
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.87
23 votes
156
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

Rating: 3.87
23 votes
157
Mustard Plug
Evildoers Beware!

Rating: 3.86
48 votes
158
Sentenced
Down

Rating: 3.86
58 votes
159
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

Rating: 3.86
75 votes
160
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.86
32 votes
161
Blackmore's Night
Shadow of the Moon

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
162
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

Rating: 3.85
91 votes
163
Supergrass
In It for the Money

Rating: 3.85
48 votes
164
Busta Rhymes
When Disaster Strikes...

Rating: 3.85
72 votes
165
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

Rating: 3.85
161 votes
166
Vital Remains
Forever Underground

Rating: 3.85
58 votes
167
Sick of It All
Built to Last

Rating: 3.85
54 votes
168
Wyclef Jean
The Carnival

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
169
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
170
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Trouble Is...

Rating: 3.85
26 votes
171
Hallucinogen
The Lone Deranger

Rating: 3.84
38 votes
172
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
173
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
96 votes
174
Feeder
Polythene

Rating: 3.83
39 votes
175
The Toasters
Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

Rating: 3.83
21 votes
176
Eminem
The Slim Shady EP

Rating: 3.83
191 votes
177
Slapstick
Slapstick

Rating: 3.82
37 votes
178
Diabolical Masquerade
The Phantom Lodge

Rating: 3.82
31 votes
179
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho-Social

Rating: 3.81
54 votes
180
Ben Harper
The Will To Live

Rating: 3.81
42 votes
181
Coalesce
Give Them Rope, She Said

Rating: 3.81
99 votes
182
Mayhem
Wolfs Lair Abyss

Rating: 3.81
111 votes
183
Sarah McLachlan
Surfacing

Rating: 3.8
66 votes
184
Martyr
Hopeless hopes

Rating: 3.8
48 votes
185
Saxon
Unleash the Beast

Rating: 3.8
40 votes
186
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.8
59 votes
187
Atari Teenage Riot
The Future Of War

Rating: 3.8
27 votes
188
Bad Brains
The Omega Sessions EP

Rating: 3.8
22 votes
189
Children of Bodom
Something Wild

Rating: 3.78
961 votes
190
Juno Reactor
Bible Of Dreams

Rating: 3.78
37 votes
191
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

Rating: 3.78
23 votes
192
Shai Hulud
A Profound Hatred Of Man

Rating: 3.78
77 votes
193
Lard
Pure Chewing Satisfaction

Rating: 3.77
22 votes
194
Abramelin
Abramelin

Rating: 3.77
32 votes
195
311
Transistor

Rating: 3.76
234 votes
196
Delerium
Karma

Rating: 3.76
29 votes
197
Aphex Twin
Come To Daddy

Rating: 3.76
354 votes
198
Borknagar
The Olden Domain

Rating: 3.76
118 votes
199
Clutch
Impetus

Rating: 3.75
32 votes
200
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

Rating: 3.75
22 votes



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