Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.56
5952 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
2754 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A#(Infinity) [Vinyl]

Rating: 4.46
366 votes
04
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4.35
40 votes
05
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.34
3957 votes
06
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.32
807 votes
07
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.28
265 votes
08
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

Rating: 4.27
13 votes
09
Built To Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.26
1563 votes
10
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.26
38 votes
11
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
336 votes
12
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.25
960 votes
13
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.25
302 votes
14
Shiner
Lula Divinia

Rating: 4.21
17 votes
15
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.2
94 votes
16
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
287 votes
17
Shipping News
Save Everything

Rating: 4.16
44 votes
18
the pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

Rating: 4.15
26 votes
19
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
444 votes
20
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.14
90 votes
21
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.11
242 votes
22
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.1
167 votes
23
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.1
846 votes
24
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

Rating: 4.09
18 votes
25
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

Rating: 4.09
22 votes
26
The Charlatans UK
Tellin' Stories

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
27
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

Rating: 4.08
38 votes
28
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
29
Piebald
When Life Hands You Lemons

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
30
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
31
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.07
27 votes
32
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.07
1978 votes
33
Mansun
Attack Of The Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.06
31 votes
34
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2331 votes
35
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

Rating: 4.06
1504 votes
36
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

Rating: 4.05
48 votes
37
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 4.01
34 votes
38
Kerbdog
On The Turn

Rating: 4
28 votes
39
The American Analog Set
From Our Living Room To Yours

Rating: 4
14 votes
40
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

Rating: 4
12 votes
41
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

Rating: 4
12 votes
42
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 3.98
48 votes
43
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

Rating: 3.98
207 votes
44
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.98
88 votes
45
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

Rating: 3.96
13 votes
46
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.94
177 votes
47
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
1008 votes
48
Dc Talk
Welcome to the Freak Show

Rating: 3.93
28 votes
49
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
68 votes
50
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

Rating: 3.92
52 votes
51
Starflyer 59
Americana

Rating: 3.92
24 votes
52
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.9
336 votes
53
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.89
883 votes
54
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.89
54 votes
55
Guided By Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.89
93 votes
56
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.88
52 votes
57
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.88
506 votes
58
Pedro the Lion
Whole

Rating: 3.88
40 votes
59
Hungry Ghosts
Hungry Ghosts

Rating: 3.88
12 votes
60
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.87
23 votes
61
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

Rating: 3.87
19 votes
62
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

Rating: 3.86
18 votes
63
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.86
32 votes
64
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
192 votes
65
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Barafundle

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
66
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.8
118 votes
67
Teenage Fanclub
Songs From Northern Britain

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
68
John Frusciante
Estrus

Rating: 3.78
18 votes
69
Guided By Voices
Tonics and Twisted Chasers

Rating: 3.77
45 votes
70
311
Transistor

Rating: 3.76
234 votes
71
The Smashing Pumpkins
The End Is the Beginning Is the End

Rating: 3.75
24 votes
72
Plumtree
Predicts the Future

Rating: 3.75
20 votes
73
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

Rating: 3.75
53 votes
74
Blur
Blur

Rating: 3.73
914 votes
75
Brad
Interiors

Rating: 3.73
26 votes
76
Jars Of Clay
Much Afraid

Rating: 3.73
40 votes
77
Blonde Redhead
Fake Can Be Just As Good

Rating: 3.72
54 votes
78
Blink-182
Dude Ranch

Rating: 3.72
1552 votes
79
Boysetsfire
The Day The Sun Went Out

Rating: 3.71
65 votes
80
Days Of The New
Days of the New

Rating: 3.71
100 votes
81
Sonic Youth
SYR1: Anagrama

Rating: 3.7
37 votes
82
The Weakerthans
Fallow

Rating: 3.7
158 votes
83
The Van Pelt
Sultans of Sentiment

Rating: 3.7
15 votes
84
Low
Songs for a Dead Pilot

Rating: 3.7
15 votes
85
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

Rating: 3.68
222 votes
86
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

Rating: 3.68
14 votes
87
Morphine
Like Swimming

Rating: 3.66
34 votes
88
Of Montreal
Cherry Peel

Rating: 3.65
68 votes
89
Helmet
Aftertaste

Rating: 3.65
165 votes
90
Stereophonics
Word Gets Around

Rating: 3.63
46 votes
91
Faith No More
Album of the Year

Rating: 3.61
610 votes
92
Radiohead
No Surprises/Running From Demons

Rating: 3.59
55 votes
93
Green Day
Nimrod

Rating: 3.57
1524 votes
94
AFI
Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes

Rating: 3.56
385 votes
95
The Sea And Cake
The Fawn

Rating: 3.55
22 votes
96
Live
Secret Samadhi

Rating: 3.54
228 votes
97
Idlewild
Captain

Rating: 3.54
12 votes
98
Mogwai
4 Satin

Rating: 3.52
21 votes
99
Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground

Rating: 3.52
88 votes
100
Harvey Danger
Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?

Rating: 3.5
54 votes
101
Travis
Good Feeling

Rating: 3.5
45 votes
102
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

Rating: 3.5
22 votes
103
Superchunk
Indoor Living

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
104
Joan of Arc
A Portable Model Of

Rating: 3.47
62 votes
105
Matthew Good Band
Raygun

Rating: 3.45
44 votes
106
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

Rating: 3.44
41 votes
107
Primus
The Brown Album

Rating: 3.43
394 votes
108
Arab on Radar
Queen Hygiene II

Rating: 3.42
19 votes
109
The Offspring
Club Me

Rating: 3.42
18 votes
110
Cornershop
When I Was Born For The 7th Time

Rating: 3.41
11 votes
111
Samiam
You Are Freaking Me Out

Rating: 3.4
15 votes
112
Sonic Youth
SYR2: Slaapkamers Met Slagroom

Rating: 3.4
24 votes
113
Mew
A Triumph for Man

Rating: 3.38
96 votes
114
Caroline's Spine
Monsoon

Rating: 3.37
15 votes
115
L7
The Beauty Process: Triple Platinum

Rating: 3.36
44 votes
116
Rainer Maria
Past Worn Searching

Rating: 3.36
14 votes
117
Switchfoot
Legend of Chin

Rating: 3.35
184 votes
118
Jon Bon Jovi
Destination Anywhere

Rating: 3.35
13 votes
119
The Apples in Stereo
Tone Soul Evolution

Rating: 3.3
23 votes
120
Dinosaur Jr.
Hand It Over

Rating: 3.3
250 votes
121
Collective Soul
Disciplined Breakdown

Rating: 3.29
58 votes
122
Nine Inch Nails
The Perfect Drug

Rating: 3.27
168 votes
123
Oasis
Be Here Now

Rating: 3.27
584 votes
124
Chumbawamba
Tubthumper

Rating: 3.26
31 votes
125
Jack Off Jill
Sexless Demons and Scars

Rating: 3.23
35 votes
126
Veruca Salt
Eight Arms to Hold You

Rating: 3.21
21 votes
127
Puddle Of Mudd
Abrasive

Rating: 3.21
24 votes
128
The Sundays
Static and Silence

Rating: 3.18
18 votes
129
John Frusciante
Smile from the Streets You Hold

Rating: 3.17
155 votes
130
Blindside
Blindside

Rating: 3.13
63 votes
131
Sigur Ros
Von

Rating: 3.13
378 votes
132
dredg
Orph

Rating: 3.11
98 votes
133
Treble Charger
Maybe It's Me

Rating: 3.09
11 votes
134
Sonic Youth
SYR3: Invito Al Cielo

Rating: 3.08
18 votes
135
Sugar Ray
Floored

Rating: 3.06
67 votes
136
Creed
My Own Prison

Rating: 3.06
504 votes
137
Cursive
Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes

Rating: 3.04
69 votes



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