Best Alternative Rock Albums of 1997

Genre:  Year:  

01
Radiohead
OK Computer

Rating: 4.57
6230 votes
02
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

Rating: 4.5
4434 votes
03
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F#A# (Infinity)

Rating: 4.5
2545 votes
04
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

Rating: 4.35
4179 votes
05
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

Rating: 4.33
844 votes
06
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

Rating: 4.27
1647 votes
07
Ween
The Mollusk

Rating: 4.27
286 votes
08
Shiner
Lula Divinia

Rating: 4.26
19 votes
09
Hum
Downward Is Heavenward

Rating: 4.26
354 votes
10
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Rating: 4.26
1023 votes
11
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Rating: 4.23
329 votes
12
Mineral
The Power Of Failing

Rating: 4.2
612 votes
13
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

Rating: 4.15
26 votes
14
The Verve
Urban Hymns

Rating: 4.15
473 votes
15
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
16
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
17
Shipping News
Save Everything

Rating: 4.11
44 votes
18
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

Rating: 4.11
110 votes
19
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

Rating: 4.11
172 votes
20
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
21
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

Rating: 4.1
267 votes
22
Mogwai
Young Team

Rating: 4.1
883 votes
23
Handsome
Handsome

Rating: 4.1
29 votes
24
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

Rating: 4.09
18 votes
25
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

Rating: 4.08
108 votes
26
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

Rating: 4.08
48 votes
27
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

Rating: 4.08
83 votes
28
Jimmies Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

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

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
30
Lycia
Cold

Rating: 4.08
13 votes
31
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

Rating: 4.07
4104 votes
32
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of

Rating: 4.07
43 votes
33
Deftones
Around the Fur

Rating: 4.06
2436 votes
34
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

Rating: 4.06
1535 votes
35
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

Rating: 4.06
51 votes
36
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

Rating: 4.06
34 votes
37
Steve Earle
El Corazón

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
38
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

Rating: 4.04
52 votes
39
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
40
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

Rating: 4.01
35 votes
41
Tindersticks
Curtains

Rating: 4
50 votes
42
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

Rating: 4
41 votes
43
Kerbdog
On The Turn

Rating: 4
30 votes
44
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

Rating: 4
16 votes
45
The Charlatans UK
Tellin' Stories

Rating: 4
14 votes
46
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

Rating: 4
12 votes
47
Hungry Ghosts
Hungry Ghosts

Rating: 4
11 votes
48
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

Rating: 3.99
216 votes
49
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

Rating: 3.99
92 votes
50
The American Analog Set
From Our Living Room To Yours

Rating: 3.97
16 votes
51
Starflyer 59
Americana

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
52
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

Rating: 3.96
13 votes
53
Guided by Voices
Mag Earwhig!

Rating: 3.95
66 votes
54
Dc Talk
Welcome to the Freak Show

Rating: 3.93
30 votes
55
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

Rating: 3.93
1050 votes
56
Smog
Red Apple Falls

Rating: 3.93
68 votes
57
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

Rating: 3.92
52 votes
58
The Promise Ring
Nothing Feels Good

Rating: 3.92
197 votes
59
The Offspring
Ixnay on the Hombre

Rating: 3.9
956 votes
60
Pedro the Lion
Whole

Rating: 3.9
40 votes
61
Teenage Fanclub
Songs From Northern Britain

Rating: 3.89
14 votes
62
Everclear
So Much For The Afterglow

Rating: 3.89
346 votes
63
Our Lady Peace
Clumsy

Rating: 3.89
516 votes
64
Kent
Isola

Rating: 3.88
34 votes
65
Regurgitator
Unit

Rating: 3.86
50 votes
66
Cornelius
Fantasma

Rating: 3.86
25 votes
67
Beulah
Handsome Western States

Rating: 3.86
56 votes
68
Molotov
¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?

Rating: 3.85
20 votes
69
Matthew Good Band
Underdogs

Rating: 3.84
194 votes
70
The Dismemberment Plan
The Dismemberment Plan Is Terrified

Rating: 3.83
130 votes
71
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Barafundle

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
72
Sixpence None the Richer
Sixpence None the Richer

Rating: 3.81
21 votes
73
John Frusciante
Estrus

Rating: 3.79
19 votes
74
Guided by Voices
Tonics and Twisted Chasers

Rating: 3.77
30 votes
75
The Dandy Warhols
Come Down

Rating: 3.75
53 votes
76
311
Transistor

Rating: 3.74
243 votes
77
Brad
Interiors

Rating: 3.73
13 votes
78
Blink-182
Dude Ranch

Rating: 3.72
1591 votes
79
Blur
Blur

Rating: 3.72
960 votes
80
Jars Of Clay
Much Afraid

Rating: 3.71
40 votes
81
Days Of The New
Days of the New

Rating: 3.71
102 votes
82
Low
Songs for a Dead Pilot

Rating: 3.7
15 votes
83
The Weakerthans
Fallow

Rating: 3.69
255 votes
84
Plumtree
Predicts the Future

Rating: 3.68
22 votes
85
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

Rating: 3.68
14 votes
86
Stereophonics
Word Gets Around

Rating: 3.67
46 votes
87
Helmet
Aftertaste

Rating: 3.67
175 votes
88
HIM
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666

Rating: 3.67
225 votes
89
Sonic Youth
SYR1: Anagrama

Rating: 3.67
38 votes
90
Grey Daze
No Sun Today

Rating: 3.66
19 votes
91
The Van Pelt
Sultans of Sentiment

Rating: 3.66
16 votes
92
Blonde Redhead
Fake Can Be Just As Good

Rating: 3.66
58 votes
93
Morphine
Like Swimming

Rating: 3.64
35 votes
94
Of Montreal
Cherry Peel

Rating: 3.63
75 votes
95
Faith No More
Album of the Year

Rating: 3.62
634 votes
96
Polvo
Shapes

Rating: 3.58
12 votes
97
Green Day
Nimrod

Rating: 3.57
1624 votes
98
Radiohead
No Surprises/Running From Demons

Rating: 3.56
55 votes
99
AFI
Shut Your Mouth and Open Your Eyes

Rating: 3.56
392 votes
100
The Sea And Cake
The Fawn

Rating: 3.55
22 votes
101
Live
Secret Samadhi

Rating: 3.53
236 votes
102
Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground

Rating: 3.52
92 votes
103
Joan of Arc
A Portable Model Of

Rating: 3.51
68 votes
104
Idlewild
Captain

Rating: 3.5
14 votes
105
Harvey Danger
Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?

Rating: 3.49
114 votes
106
Travis
Good Feeling

Rating: 3.49
44 votes
107
Mogwai
4 Satin

Rating: 3.48
22 votes
108
Catherine Wheel
Adam and Eve

Rating: 3.46
24 votes
109
Cornershop
When I Was Born For The 7th Time

Rating: 3.46
12 votes
110
Matthew Good Band
Raygun

Rating: 3.45
44 votes
111
Spoon
Soft Effects EP

Rating: 3.45
20 votes
112
Skunk Anansie
Stoosh

Rating: 3.44
41 votes
113
Samiam
You Are Freaking Me Out

Rating: 3.44
16 votes
114
Primus
The Brown Album

Rating: 3.43
414 votes
115
Arab on Radar
Queen Hygiene II

Rating: 3.43
20 votes
116
The Offspring
Club Me

Rating: 3.42
19 votes
117
Mew
A Triumph for Man

Rating: 3.38
97 votes
118
L7
The Beauty Process: Triple Platinum

Rating: 3.37
46 votes
119
Rainer Maria
Past Worn Searching

Rating: 3.36
14 votes
120
Sonic Youth
SYR2: Slaapkamers Met Slagroom

Rating: 3.35
23 votes
121
Jon Bon Jovi
Destination Anywhere

Rating: 3.35
13 votes
122
Caroline's Spine
Monsoon

Rating: 3.34
16 votes
123
Switchfoot
Legend of Chin

Rating: 3.34
186 votes
124
Dinosaur Jr.
Hand It Over

Rating: 3.32
274 votes
125
The Apples in Stereo
Tone Soul Evolution

Rating: 3.32
25 votes
126
Calexico
Spoke

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
127
Oasis
Be Here Now

Rating: 3.28
606 votes
128
Nine Inch Nails
The Perfect Drug

Rating: 3.26
168 votes
129
Collective Soul
Disciplined Breakdown

Rating: 3.25
61 votes
130
Puddle of Mudd
Abrasive

Rating: 3.23
26 votes
131
Chumbawamba
Tubthumper

Rating: 3.21
33 votes
132
Jack Off Jill
Sexless Demons and Scars

Rating: 3.21
34 votes
133
Veruca Salt
Eight Arms to Hold You

Rating: 3.2
22 votes
134
John Frusciante
Smile from the Streets You Hold

Rating: 3.2
157 votes
135
The Sundays
Static and Silence

Rating: 3.19
22 votes
136
Blindside
Blindside

Rating: 3.13
63 votes
137
Sigur Ros
Von

Rating: 3.13
385 votes
138
dredg
Orph

Rating: 3.11
98 votes
139
Sonic Youth
SYR3: Invito Al Cielo

Rating: 3.11
19 votes
140
Treble Charger
Maybe It's Me

Rating: 3.09
11 votes
141
Cursive
Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes

Rating: 3.07
71 votes
142
Sugar Ray
Floored

Rating: 3.06
65 votes
143
Creed
My Own Prison

Rating: 3.04
514 votes



FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy