Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
8227 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3512 votes
03
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.49
2125 votes
04
Weezer
The Good Life

4.48
26 votes
05
Soundtrack (Anime)
The End Of Evangelion

4.46
36 votes
06
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.44
92 votes
07
Bjork
Homogenic

4.41
1966 votes
08
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.41
1156 votes
09
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
2028 votes
10
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.39
1370 votes
11
Misfits
Static Age

4.37
846 votes
12
IAM
L' Ecole du Micro D'Argent

4.33
35 votes
13
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
1262 votes
14
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
861 votes
15
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.31
1233 votes
16
Discipline.
Unfolded Like Staircase

4.3
25 votes
17
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.3
103 votes
18
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.29
219 votes
19
Mortuary Drape
Secret Sudaria

4.27
31 votes
20
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.25
108 votes
21
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.25
302 votes
22
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.24
58 votes
23
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.24
706 votes
24
In the Woods...
Omnio

4.24
173 votes
25
Ween
The Mollusk

4.24
545 votes
26
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.23
597 votes
27
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.22
521 votes
28
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.21
243 votes
29
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.21
328 votes
30
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.2
81 votes
31
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.2
672 votes
32
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.2
235 votes
33
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.19
90 votes
34
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

4.18
71 votes
35
Fishmans
Uchuu Nippon Setagaya

4.18
55 votes
36
John Williams
Jurassic Park: The Lost World

4.18
22 votes
37
Roni Size
New Forms

4.18
47 votes
38
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.16
158 votes
39
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.16
1195 votes
40
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.16
51 votes
41
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.16
199 votes
42
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.15
169 votes
43
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.15
147 votes
44
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.15
95 votes
45
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.15
34 votes
46
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.14
155 votes
47
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.14
85 votes
48
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.14
513 votes
49
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.13
181 votes
50
Biosphere
Substrata

4.13
248 votes
51
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.13
57 votes
52
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.12
269 votes
53
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.12
237 votes
54
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
1187 votes
55
In Flames
Whoracle

4.12
2069 votes
56
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

4.11
28 votes
57
Pig Destroyer
Demo

4.11
22 votes
58
12 Rods
Gay?

4.11
22 votes
59
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.11
53 votes
60
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.11
468 votes
61
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.11
166 votes
62
Graveland
Following The Voice Of Blood

4.11
37 votes
63
.O.rang
Herd of Instinct

4.11
38 votes
64
Assuck
Misery Index

4.1
223 votes
65
Robert Wyatt
Shleep

4.1
25 votes
66
Moodymann
Silentintroduction

4.1
40 votes
67
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.1
675 votes
68
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.1
251 votes
69
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.1
285 votes
70
Lacrimosa
Stille

4.1
26 votes
71
NON
God & Beast

4.1
21 votes
72
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

4.09
32 votes
73
Pat Metheny Group
Imaginary Day

4.09
32 votes
74
Jag Panzer
The Fourth Judgement

4.09
22 votes
75
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of...

4.09
51 votes
76
Jimmie's Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.09
34 votes
77
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

4.08
55 votes
78
Breach
It's Me God

4.08
68 votes
79
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

4.08
63 votes
80
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.08
234 votes
81
O.C.
Jewelz

4.08
32 votes
82
Stratovarius
Visions

4.08
320 votes
83
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.08
113 votes
84
Koji Kondo
Star Fox 64 OST

4.07
27 votes
85
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.07
299 votes
86
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.07
34 votes
87
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.07
2616 votes
88
Idiot Flesh
Fancy

4.07
23 votes
89
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.07
3365 votes
90
Royal Hunt
Paradox

4.06
24 votes
91
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.06
83 votes
92
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.06
114 votes
93
Pink Floyd
1967 — The First Three Singles

4.06
54 votes
94
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.05
128 votes
95
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.05
93 votes
96
Incubus (USA-CA)
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.05
1864 votes
97
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.05
87 votes
98
Photek
Modus Operandi

4.05
41 votes
99
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.05
104 votes
100
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

4.05
132 votes
101
IQ
Subterranea

4.04
49 votes
102
Ground Zero
Consume Red

4.04
40 votes
103
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.04
102 votes
104
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.04
83 votes
105
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.04
211 votes
106
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4.04
28 votes
107
Gas
Zauberberg

4.04
99 votes
108
Christoph De Babalon
If You're Into It, I'm Out Of It

4.03
35 votes
109
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

4.03
95 votes
110
Obtained Enslavement
Witchcraft

4.03
34 votes
111
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.03
57 votes
112
Today Is the Day
Temple of the Morning Star

4.02
142 votes
113
Rage
End of All Days

4.02
41 votes
114
Velvet Acid Christ
Calling Ov the Dead

4.02
22 votes
115
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.02
75 votes
116
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

4.02
846 votes
117
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

4.01
34 votes
118
Cornelius
Fantasma

4.01
73 votes
119
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4.01
189 votes
120
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

4.01
40 votes
121
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.01
363 votes
122
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4.01
829 votes
123
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.01
50 votes
124
Handsome
Handsome

4.01
50 votes
125
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

4.01
56 votes
126
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.01
63 votes
127
Portishead
Portishead

4
1000 votes
128
Fluke
Risotto

4
39 votes
129
The Flower Kings
Stardust We Are

4
33 votes
130
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

4
56 votes
131
Windir
Soknardalr

4
211 votes
132
Motorpsycho
Angels and Daemons at Play

4
38 votes
133
Grade
Separate The Magnets

4
24 votes
134
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

4
29 votes
135
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

3.99
177 votes
136
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

3.99
70 votes
137
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.99
908 votes
138
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

3.99
247 votes
139
Tindersticks
Curtains

3.99
45 votes
140
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.99
220 votes
141
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

3.98
201 votes
142
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.98
167 votes
143
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

3.98
27 votes
144
Piebald
When Life Hands You Lemons

3.98
25 votes
145
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

3.98
25 votes
146
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

3.98
75 votes
147
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

3.98
49 votes
148
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

3.98
24 votes
149
Kerbdog
On The Turn

3.98
23 votes
150
Jean-Michel Jarre
Oxygène 7–13

3.98
22 votes
151
Regurgitator
Unit

3.97
32 votes
152
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.97
95 votes
153
Kool Keith
Sex Style

3.97
149 votes
154
Ragnarok
Arising Realm

3.96
28 votes
155
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

3.96
106 votes
156
Grip Inc.
Nemesis

3.96
26 votes
157
The Jazz June
They Love Those Who Make the Music

3.96
25 votes
158
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.96
112 votes
159
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

3.96
160 votes
160
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.96
491 votes
161
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.96
401 votes
162
Lungfish
Indivisible

3.96
34 votes
163
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.95
177 votes
164
BT
ESCM

3.95
66 votes
165
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

3.95
82 votes
166
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.95
41 votes
167
I Hate Myself
10 Songs

3.95
326 votes
168
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

3.95
49 votes
169
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.95
176 votes
170
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.95
526 votes
171
Hades Almighty
The Dawn Of The Dying Sun

3.94
27 votes
172
Sacrilege GBG
The Fifth Season

3.94
35 votes
173
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.94
52 votes
174
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.94
52 votes
175
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

3.94
43 votes
176
Catharsis (US)
Samsara

3.94
25 votes
177
Lake of Tears
A Crimson Cosmos

3.94
33 votes
178
Charles Bronson
Youth Attack!

3.93
69 votes
179
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

3.93
313 votes
180
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
275 votes
181
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.93
740 votes
182
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.93
34 votes
183
Moonblood
Blut & Krieg

3.93
27 votes
184
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

3.93
81 votes
185
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

3.92
33 votes
186
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.92
66 votes
187
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

3.92
26 votes
188
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.92
489 votes
189
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.92
71 votes
190
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.91
127 votes
191
Mariah Carey
Butterfly

3.91
80 votes
192
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.91
298 votes
193
Hecate Enthroned
The Slaughter of Innocence, A Requiem for the Migh

3.91
33 votes
194
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.91
37 votes
195
The Aquabats
The Fury of the Aquabats!

3.9
214 votes
196
u-Ziq
Lunatic Harness

3.9
108 votes
197
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.9
39 votes
198
Karma To Burn
Karma to Burn

3.89
38 votes
199
Atmosphere
Overcast!

3.89
207 votes
200
Pain of Salvation
Entropia

3.89
277 votes



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