Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6685 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.51
2807 votes
03
Weezer
The Good Life

4.5
14 votes
04
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
3224 votes
05
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.38
4728 votes
06
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.34
929 votes
07
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
1863 votes
08
Ween
The Mollusk

4.3
320 votes
09
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.28
1125 votes
10
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.25
426 votes
11
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.25
388 votes
12
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.25
26 votes
13
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.2
358 votes
14
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

4.17
19 votes
15
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

4.15
17 votes
16
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.12
586 votes
17
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
950 votes
18
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
19
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.11
28 votes
20
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
178 votes
21
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.1
58 votes
22
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.1
120 votes
23
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.1
532 votes
24
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.09
120 votes
25
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.08
44 votes
26
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.08
52 votes
27
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
4404 votes
28
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4.07
14 votes
29
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.07
1616 votes
30
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

4.07
46 votes
31
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.06
141 votes
32
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.05
2640 votes
33
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.05
56 votes
34
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.05
56 votes
35
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

4.04
14 votes
36
Lycia
Cold

4.03
16 votes
37
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

4.03
34 votes
38
The Jazz June
They Love Those Who Make the Music

4.03
17 votes
39
Handsome
Handsome

4.03
35 votes
40
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

4.03
18 votes
41
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.01
70 votes
42
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

4
233 votes
43
Hungry Ghosts
Hungry Ghosts

4
13 votes
44
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.99
37 votes
45
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.97
53 votes
46
Kerbdog
On The Turn

3.97
32 votes
47
Starflyer 59
Americana

3.96
26 votes
48
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.95
58 votes
49
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

3.95
56 votes
50
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.95
1152 votes
51
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

3.94
36 votes
52
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

3.94
86 votes
53
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.93
22 votes
54
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.93
56 votes
55
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

3.92
60 votes
56
Low
Songs for a Dead Pilot

3.92
18 votes
57
The American Analog Set
From Our Living Room To Yours

3.91
17 votes
58
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.91
1005 votes
59
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.91
222 votes
60
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.89
538 votes
61
Regurgitator
Unit

3.88
52 votes
62
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.88
87 votes
63
The Charlatans UK
Tellin' Stories

3.88
16 votes
64
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.87
30 votes
65
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

3.87
142 votes
66
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

3.85
388 votes
67
John Frusciante
Estrus

3.84
25 votes
68
Supergrass
In It for the Money

3.83
56 votes
69
Kent
Isola

3.83
35 votes
70
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

3.83
204 votes
71
Pedro the Lion
Whole

3.82
44 votes
72
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

3.81
56 votes
73
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Barafundle

3.81
16 votes
74
Guided by Voices
Tonics and Twisted Chasers

3.79
38 votes
75
Feeder
Polythene

3.77
90 votes
76
Jars Of Clay
Much Afraid

3.76
40 votes
77
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

3.76
23 votes
78
Dc Talk
Welcome to the Freak Show

3.75
32 votes
79
Blur
Blur

3.74
556 votes
80
O.A.R.
The Wanderer

3.74
34 votes
81
Teenage Fanclub
Songs From Northern Britain

3.74
17 votes
82
311
Transistor

3.73
254 votes
83
Blink-182
Dude Ranch

3.72
1672 votes
84
The Weakerthans
Fallow

3.72
96 votes
85
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

3.72
16 votes
86
Days of the New
Days of the New

3.72
212 votes
87
Sonic Youth
SYR1: Anagrama

3.7
40 votes
88
Grey Daze
No Sun Today

3.7
20 votes
89
The Flaming Lips
Zaireeka

3.69
160 votes
90
Blonde Redhead
Fake Can Be Just As Good

3.69
64 votes
91
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

3.66
237 votes
92
Stereophonics
Word Gets Around

3.66
46 votes
93
Plumtree
Predicts the Future

3.65
26 votes
94
Faith No More
Album of the Year

3.64
736 votes
95
Of Montreal
Cherry Peel

3.63
84 votes
96
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

3.63
24 votes
97
The Sea And Cake
The Fawn

3.63
24 votes
98
The Van Pelt
Sultans of Sentiment

3.62
21 votes
99
Green Day
Nimrod

3.6
1743 votes
100
Morphine
Like Swimming

3.6
35 votes
101
Idlewild
Captain

3.59
16 votes
102
AFI
Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes

3.59
416 votes
103
Radiohead
No Surprises/Running From Demons

3.59
57 votes
104
Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground

3.58
106 votes
105
Tocotronic
Es ist egal, aber

3.58
18 votes
106
Cornershop
When I Was Born For The 7th Time

3.58
13 votes
107
Mogwai
4 Satin

3.56
25 votes
108
Brad
Interiors

3.53
15 votes
109
Harvey Danger
Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?

3.52
130 votes
110
Joan of Arc
A Portable Model Of

3.51
74 votes
111
Live
Secret Samadhi

3.5
244 votes
112
Spoon
Soft Effects EP

3.5
24 votes
113
Superchunk
Indoor Living

3.5
20 votes
114
Polvo
Shapes

3.47
17 votes
115
Travis
Good Feeling

3.47
94 votes
116
Matthew Good Band
Raygun

3.45
44 votes
117
The Offspring
Club Me

3.44
18 votes
118
Arab on Radar
Queen Hygiene II

3.44
24 votes
119
L7
The Beauty Process: Triple Platinum

3.43
58 votes
120
Primus
The Brown Album

3.42
437 votes
121
Rainer Maria
Past Worn Searching

3.41
16 votes
122
Jon Bon Jovi
Destination Anywhere

3.41
16 votes
123
Mew
A Triumph for Man

3.38
208 votes
124
Sonic Youth
SYR2: Slaapkamers Met Slagroom

3.38
24 votes
125
Samiam
You Are Freaking Me Out

3.37
19 votes
126
Switchfoot
Legend of Chin

3.36
94 votes
127
Caroline's Spine
Monsoon

3.34
16 votes
128
Audio Adrenaline
Some Kind of Zombie

3.32
14 votes
129
Dinosaur Jr.
Hand It Over

3.32
306 votes
130
The Apples in Stereo
Tone Soul Evolution

3.3
25 votes
131
Oasis
Be Here Now

3.3
660 votes
132
Veruca Salt
Eight Arms to Hold You

3.26
54 votes
133
Collective Soul
Disciplined Breakdown

3.24
126 votes
134
The Ataris
Anywhere But Here

3.24
19 votes
135
Puddle of Mudd
Abrasive

3.23
26 votes
136
John Frusciante
Smile from the Streets You Hold

3.23
174 votes
137
Jack Off Jill
Sexless Demons and Scars

3.23
37 votes
138
The Sundays
Static and Silence

3.22
24 votes
139
Nine Inch Nails
The Perfect Drug

3.21
178 votes
140
Sigur Ros
Von

3.17
424 votes
141
Sonic Youth
SYR3: Invito Al Cielo

3.13
20 votes
142
dredg
Orph

3.1
103 votes
143
Blindside
Blindside

3.1
67 votes
144
New Found Glory
It's All About the Girls

3.08
18 votes
145
Mike Patton
Pranzo Oltranzista

3.06
25 votes
146
Creed
My Own Prison

3.05
543 votes
147
Cursive
Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes

3.05
77 votes
148
Sugar Ray
Floored

3.02
72 votes



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