Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
6326 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.5
4503 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

4.5
2585 votes
04
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.36
4242 votes
05
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.33
864 votes
06
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.29
1692 votes
07
Ween
The Mollusk

4.28
293 votes
08
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

4.26
360 votes
09
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.26
1047 votes
10
Shiner
Lula Divinia

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

4.24
341 votes
12
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

4.2
316 votes
13
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.14
483 votes
14
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.13
27 votes
15
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

4.12
18 votes
16
Handsome
Handsome

4.12
30 votes
17
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.11
27 votes
18
Mogwai
Young Team

4.11
901 votes
19
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.1
269 votes
20
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.1
171 votes
21
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.09
112 votes
22
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.08
36 votes
23
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.08
88 votes
24
Lycia
Cold

4.08
13 votes
25
Piebald
When Life Hands You Lemons

4.08
13 votes
26
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.08
4140 votes
27
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.07
110 votes
28
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.06
1548 votes
29
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

4.06
50 votes
30
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.06
2478 votes
31
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.05
50 votes
32
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

4.05
43 votes
33
Tindersticks
Curtains

4.04
54 votes
34
Kerbdog
On The Turn

4.03
30 votes
35
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

4.03
15 votes
36
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

4.03
34 votes
37
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.02
52 votes
38
Shipping News
Save Everything

4
48 votes
39
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

4
34 votes
40
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

4
16 votes
41
The Charlatans UK
Tellin' Stories

4
14 votes
42
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4
13 votes
43
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

3.99
222 votes
44
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.99
37 votes
45
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

3.99
72 votes
46
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

3.98
94 votes
47
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.98
44 votes
48
The American Analog Set
From Our Living Room To Yours

3.97
16 votes
49
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

3.96
56 votes
50
Starflyer 59
Americana

3.96
26 votes
51
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

3.96
13 votes
52
Dc Talk
Welcome to the Freak Show

3.93
30 votes
53
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.93
1074 votes
54
Smog
Red Apple Falls

3.93
68 votes
55
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

3.92
52 votes
56
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

3.92
204 votes
57
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

3.91
973 votes
58
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

3.9
21 votes
59
Pedro the Lion
Whole

3.9
40 votes
60
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

3.9
524 votes
61
Teenage Fanclub
Songs From Northern Britain

3.89
14 votes
62
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

3.89
354 votes
63
Supergrass
In It for the Money

3.87
49 votes
64
Regurgitator
Unit

3.86
50 votes
65
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.86
56 votes
66
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

3.85
200 votes
67
Kent
Isola

3.84
32 votes
68
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

3.83
132 votes
69
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Barafundle

3.81
16 votes
70
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

3.8
23 votes
71
Cornelius
Fantasma

3.8
28 votes
72
John Frusciante
Estrus

3.8
20 votes
73
Guided by Voices
Tonics and Twisted Chasers

3.78
32 votes
74
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

3.77
54 votes
75
311
Transistor

3.74
248 votes
76
O.A.R.
The Wanderer

3.74
34 votes
77
Brad
Interiors

3.73
13 votes
78
Blur
Blur

3.73
982 votes
79
Blink-182
Dude Ranch

3.72
1598 votes
80
Jars Of Clay
Much Afraid

3.72
41 votes
81
Days Of The New
Days of the New

3.71
103 votes
82
Grey Daze
No Sun Today

3.7
20 votes
83
Low
Songs for a Dead Pilot

3.7
15 votes
84
The Weakerthans
Fallow

3.7
258 votes
85
Plumtree
Predicts the Future

3.68
22 votes
86
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

3.68
14 votes
87
Sonic Youth
SYR1: Anagrama

3.68
37 votes
88
Stereophonics
Word Gets Around

3.67
46 votes
89
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

3.67
224 votes
90
Blonde Redhead
Fake Can Be Just As Good

3.67
64 votes
91
Morphine
Like Swimming

3.65
34 votes
92
Of Montreal
Cherry Peel

3.63
76 votes
93
Faith No More
Album of the Year

3.62
656 votes
94
Polvo
Shapes

3.62
13 votes
95
The Van Pelt
Sultans of Sentiment

3.61
19 votes
96
The Sea And Cake
The Fawn

3.6
20 votes
97
AFI
Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes

3.59
408 votes
98
Green Day
Nimrod

3.58
1647 votes
99
Cornershop
When I Was Born For The 7th Time

3.58
13 votes
100
Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground

3.58
98 votes
101
The Hives
Barely Legal

3.57
92 votes
102
Radiohead
No Surprises/Running From Demons

3.56
55 votes
103
Live
Secret Samadhi

3.53
240 votes
104
Mogwai
4 Satin

3.52
23 votes
105
Harvey Danger
Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?

3.52
120 votes
106
Joan of Arc
A Portable Model Of

3.5
70 votes
107
Idlewild
Captain

3.5
14 votes
108
Travis
Good Feeling

3.49
45 votes
109
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

3.46
24 votes
110
Matthew Good Band
Raygun

3.45
44 votes
111
Spoon
Soft Effects EP

3.45
20 votes
112
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

3.44
43 votes
113
Primus
The Brown Album

3.43
420 votes
114
Arab on Radar
Queen Hygiene II

3.43
22 votes
115
The Offspring
Club Me

3.42
19 votes
116
Samiam
You Are Freaking Me Out

3.41
16 votes
117
Mew
A Triumph for Man

3.38
98 votes
118
L7
The Beauty Process: Triple Platinum

3.38
48 votes
119
Rainer Maria
Past Worn Searching

3.37
15 votes
120
Sonic Youth
SYR2: Slaapkamers Met Slagroom

3.36
22 votes
121
Switchfoot
Legend of Chin

3.35
186 votes
122
Jon Bon Jovi
Destination Anywhere

3.35
13 votes
123
Caroline's Spine
Monsoon

3.34
16 votes
124
Dinosaur Jr.
Hand It Over

3.33
282 votes
125
The Apples in Stereo
Tone Soul Evolution

3.32
25 votes
126
Oasis
Be Here Now

3.29
617 votes
127
Nine Inch Nails
The Perfect Drug

3.26
168 votes
128
Collective Soul
Disciplined Breakdown

3.24
61 votes
129
Puddle of Mudd
Abrasive

3.23
13 votes
130
Chumbawamba
Tubthumper

3.23
35 votes
131
The Sundays
Static and Silence

3.22
24 votes
132
Veruca Salt
Eight Arms to Hold You

3.2
22 votes
133
Jack Off Jill
Sexless Demons and Scars

3.2
35 votes
134
John Frusciante
Smile from the Streets You Hold

3.2
158 votes
135
Sigur Ros
Von

3.13
393 votes
136
Blindside
Blindside

3.12
65 votes
137
dredg
Orph

3.11
98 votes
138
Sonic Youth
SYR3: Invito Al Cielo

3.08
18 votes
139
Cursive
Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes

3.07
71 votes
140
Sugar Ray
Floored

3.06
66 votes
141
Creed
My Own Prison

3.04
521 votes



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