Best Albums of 1997


01
Radiohead
OK Computer

4.57
8361 votes
02
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞

4.5
3565 votes
03
Elliott Smith
Either/Or

4.48
2155 votes
04
Soundtrack (Anime)
The End Of Evangelion

4.46
40 votes
05
Joe Hisaishi
Princess Mononoke

4.43
94 votes
06
Bjork
Homogenic

4.4
2013 votes
07
Devin Townsend
Ocean Machine: Biomech

4.4
1212 votes
08
Weezer
The Good Life

4.39
27 votes
09
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West

4.39
2072 votes
10
Strapping Young Lad
City

4.38
1415 votes
11
Misfits
Static Age

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

4.33
36 votes
13
Emperor
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

4.33
1291 votes
14
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind

4.31
1253 votes
15
Discipline.
Unfolded Like Staircase

4.31
26 votes
16
Built to Spill
Perfect from Now On

4.31
886 votes
17
Esoteric
The Pernicious Enigma

4.3
103 votes
18
Dispatch
Bang Bang

4.29
220 votes
19
Camp Lo
Uptown Saturday Night

4.25
114 votes
20
In the Woods...
Omnio

4.25
180 votes
21
Gamma Ray
Somewhere Out in Space

4.24
307 votes
22
Symphony X
The Divine Wings of Tragedy

4.23
725 votes
23
Ween
The Mollusk

4.22
578 votes
24
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

4.22
619 votes
25
Mithotyn
In The Sign Of The Ravens

4.22
61 votes
26
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

4.22
532 votes
27
Fates Warning
A Pleasant Shade of Gray

4.21
247 votes
28
Fishmans
Uchuu Nippon Setagaya

4.21
62 votes
29
Electric Wizard
Come My Fanatics...

4.2
692 votes
30
Soundtrack (Film)
Lost Highway

4.2
22 votes
31
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus

4.2
336 votes
32
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets

4.19
84 votes
33
Lifetime
Jersey's Best Dancers

4.19
240 votes
34
Limbonic Art
In Abhorrence Dementia

4.18
98 votes
35
John Williams
Jurassic Park: The Lost World

4.18
22 votes
36
Mortuary Drape
Secret Sudaria

4.18
33 votes
37
Slo Burn
Amusing The Amazing

4.18
71 votes
38
.O.rang
Herd of Instinct

4.17
40 votes
39
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club

4.17
169 votes
40
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land

4.16
1241 votes
41
His Hero Is Gone
Monuments to Thieves

4.15
211 votes
42
Roni Size
New Forms

4.15
52 votes
43
Erykah Badu
Baduizm

4.15
174 votes
44
Shiner
Lula Divinia

4.15
55 votes
45
The Tea Party
Transmission

4.14
98 votes
46
Mineral
The Power of Failing

4.14
530 votes
47
Stereolab
Dots and Loops

4.14
157 votes
48
Biosphere
Substrata

4.14
251 votes
49
Jimi Hendrix
First Rays of the New Rising Sun

4.14
159 votes
50
Moodymann
Silentintroduction

4.14
40 votes
51
Pig Destroyer
Demo

4.14
22 votes
52
Belle and Sebastian
3.. 6.. 9 Seconds Of Light

4.14
37 votes
53
Nagelfar
Hunengrab im herbst

4.13
60 votes
54
12 Rods
Gay?

4.13
23 votes
55
Hypocrisy
The Final Chapter

4.12
275 votes
56
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Give It Back

4.12
89 votes
57
In Flames
Whoracle

4.12
2108 votes
58
Mogwai
Young Team

4.12
1209 votes
59
Lord Belial
Enter The Moonlight Gate

4.12
63 votes
60
Empyrium
Songs of Moors and Misty Fields

4.12
189 votes
61
Beth Orton
Trailer Park

4.11
28 votes
62
NON
God & Beast

4.11
22 votes
63
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call

4.11
484 votes
64
Capone-N-Noreaga
The War Report

4.11
54 votes
65
The Gathering
Nighttime Birds

4.11
246 votes
66
Assuck
Misery Index

4.11
230 votes
67
Jag Panzer
The Fourth Judgement

4.1
25 votes
68
Robert Wyatt
Shleep

4.1
25 votes
69
Lacrimosa
Stille

4.1
26 votes
70
Hot Water Music
Fuel for the Hate Game

4.09
253 votes
71
Alchemist
Spiritech

4.09
37 votes
72
Pat Metheny Group
Imaginary Day

4.09
32 votes
73
Destroyer 666
Unchain The Wolves

4.09
172 votes
74
The Verve
Urban Hymns

4.09
681 votes
75
O.C.
Jewelz

4.09
33 votes
76
Big Wreck
In Loving Memory Of...

4.09
51 votes
77
Bruce Dickinson
Accident of Birth

4.08
290 votes
78
Royal Hunt
Paradox

4.08
25 votes
79
Stratovarius
Visions

4.08
330 votes
80
Breach
It's Me God

4.07
75 votes
81
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out

4.07
242 votes
82
Foo Fighters
The Colour and the Shape

4.07
2655 votes
83
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painer Jane

4.07
35 votes
84
Orange Goblin
Frequencies from Planet Ten

4.07
86 votes
85
Solefald
The Linear Scaffold

4.07
116 votes
86
Kiss It Goodbye
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

4.07
117 votes
87
Jimmie's Chicken Shack
Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope

4.07
37 votes
88
Deftones
Around the Fur

4.07
3417 votes
89
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever, Amen

4.07
303 votes
90
Gas
Zauberberg

4.06
112 votes
91
Living Sacrifice
Reborn

4.06
96 votes
92
Pink Floyd
1967 — The First Three Singles

4.06
53 votes
93
Photek
Modus Operandi

4.06
45 votes
94
Deceased
Fearless Undead Machines

4.05
55 votes
95
Necrophobic
Darkside

4.05
137 votes
96
Corrupted
Paso Inferior

4.05
105 votes
97
Incubus (USA-CA)
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.

4.05
1889 votes
98
Spastic Ink
Ink Complete

4.04
136 votes
99
Janet Jackson
Velvet Rope

4.04
72 votes
100
Amon Tobin
Bricolage

4.04
214 votes
101
Graveland
Following The Voice Of Blood

4.04
40 votes
102
Koji Kondo
Star Fox 64 OST

4.04
28 votes
103
Jim O'Rourke
Bad Timing

4.04
42 votes
104
The Mountain Goats
Full Force Galesburg

4.03
88 votes
105
Hash Jar Tempo
Well Oiled

4.03
30 votes
106
Rage
End of All Days

4.03
45 votes
107
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern

4.03
60 votes
108
October Tide
Rain Without End

4.03
107 votes
109
Super Furry Animals
Radiator

4.03
98 votes
110
Labradford
Mi Media Naranja

4.03
84 votes
111
Hooverphonic
A New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular

4.03
53 votes
112
Belle and Sebastian
Dog on Wheels

4.03
37 votes
113
Ground Zero
Consume Red

4.03
40 votes
114
Velvet Acid Christ
Calling Ov the Dead

4.02
22 votes
115
Idiot Flesh
Fancy

4.02
24 votes
116
Today Is the Day
Temple of the Morning Star

4.02
148 votes
117
Cornelius
Fantasma

4.02
75 votes
118
Grade
Separate The Magnets

4.02
25 votes
119
IQ
Subterranea

4.02
51 votes
120
Dimmu Borgir
Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

4.02
864 votes
121
Motorpsycho
Angels and Daemons at Play

4.01
39 votes
122
Tiamat
A Deeper Kind of Slumber

4.01
198 votes
123
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death

4.01
861 votes
124
Handsome
Handsome

4.01
52 votes
125
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind

4.01
369 votes
126
Smog
Red Apple Falls

4.01
66 votes
127
Knapsack
Day Three Of My New Life

4.01
77 votes
128
Christoph De Babalon
If You're Into It, I'm Out Of It

4
41 votes
129
Portishead
Portishead

4
1030 votes
130
Strictly Ballroom
Hide Here Forever

4
25 votes
131
Tindersticks
Curtains

4
47 votes
132
Slum Village
Fan-Tas-Tic Vol.1

4
72 votes
133
Nokturnal Mortum
Goat Horns

3.99
184 votes
134
Ulver
Nattens Madrigal

3.99
937 votes
135
Windir
Soknardalr

3.99
216 votes
136
Obtained Enslavement
Witchcraft

3.99
38 votes
137
Fu Manchu
The Action is Go

3.99
174 votes
138
Lungfish
Indivisible

3.99
34 votes
139
Kool Keith
Sex Style

3.98
155 votes
140
Discordance Axis
Jouhou

3.98
206 votes
141
Piebald
When Life Hands You Lemons

3.98
28 votes
142
The Pillows
Please Mr. Lostman

3.98
27 votes
143
Jamiroquai
Travelling Without Moving

3.98
234 votes
144
Catharsis (US)
Samsara

3.98
26 votes
145
Number Girl
School Girl Bye Bye

3.98
25 votes
146
Kerbdog
On The Turn

3.98
23 votes
147
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy

3.98
258 votes
148
Five Iron Frenzy
Our Newest Album Ever!

3.97
78 votes
149
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie

3.97
105 votes
150
Regurgitator
Unit

3.97
32 votes
151
Arcturus
La Masquerade Infernale

3.97
407 votes
152
Storm and Stress
Storm and Stress

3.97
31 votes
153
Ragnarok
Arising Realm

3.97
30 votes
154
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole

3.97
511 votes
155
Haggard
And Thou Shalt Trust The Seer

3.96
57 votes
156
Fluke
Risotto

3.96
42 votes
157
Sacrilege GBG
The Fifth Season

3.96
40 votes
158
Common
One Day It'll All Make Sense

3.96
161 votes
159
Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
Sol Niger Within

3.96
113 votes
160
Summoning
Nightshade Forests

3.96
98 votes
161
BT
ESCM

3.96
67 votes
162
Kampfar
Mellom Skogkledde Aaser

3.95
53 votes
163
Rotting Christ
A Dead Poem

3.95
186 votes
164
Twista
Adrenaline Rush

3.95
41 votes
165
Hades Almighty
The Dawn Of The Dying Sun

3.95
29 votes
166
Iron Monkey
Iron Monkey

3.94
53 votes
167
The Jazz June
They Love Those Who Make the Music

3.94
26 votes
168
Whiskeytown
Stranger's Almanac

3.94
52 votes
169
Ozric Tentacles
Curious Corn

3.94
43 votes
170
The Crystal Method
Vegas

3.94
182 votes
171
I Hate Myself
10 Songs

3.94
333 votes
172
Martyr
Hopeless Hopes

3.94
73 votes
173
Charles Bronson
Youth Attack!

3.94
72 votes
174
NOFX
So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes

3.94
524 votes
175
Soundtrack (Disney)
Hercules

3.93
23 votes
176
Jean-Michel Jarre
Oxygène 7–13

3.93
23 votes
177
Shai Hulud
Hearts Once Nourished With Hope...

3.93
278 votes
178
Five Iron Frenzy
Upbeats and Beatdowns

3.93
60 votes
179
The Get Up Kids
Four Minute Mile

3.93
320 votes
180
Forest
Like a Blaze Above the Ashes

3.93
66 votes
181
Lake of Tears
A Crimson Cosmos

3.93
36 votes
182
Impaled Northern Moonforest
Impaled Northern Moonforest

3.93
84 votes
183
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever

3.93
755 votes
184
The Flower Kings
Stardust We Are

3.93
34 votes
185
Beulah
Handsome Western States

3.93
34 votes
186
Astral Projection
Dancing Galaxy

3.93
40 votes
187
No Use for a Name
Making Friends

3.92
84 votes
188
Gorgoroth
Under the Sign of Hell

3.92
309 votes
189
Hot Water Music
Forever and Counting

3.92
130 votes
190
Grip Inc.
Nemesis

3.91
29 votes
191
Aeternus
Beyond the Wandering Moon

3.91
34 votes
192
Strongarm
The Advent of a Miracle

3.91
34 votes
193
Pavement
Brighten the Corners

3.91
502 votes
194
Starflyer 59
Americana

3.91
45 votes
195
Muse
Newton Abbot Demo

3.91
27 votes
196
June of 44
The Anatomy of Sharks

3.9
21 votes
197
Christie Front Drive
Stereo

3.9
82 votes
198
Shipping News
Save Everything

3.9
41 votes
199
Snapcase
Progression Through Unlearning

3.9
138 votes
200
Mariah Carey
Butterfly

3.9
86 votes



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