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Best Albums of 1997

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk , Elliott Smith, The Verve, Modest Mouse, Spiritualized, Foo Fighters, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Built To Spill and The Prodigy.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,758 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:154,935
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,172 votes)
Comments: 543 comments
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2.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:13,278
Rank in 1990s35Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  83/100 (639 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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3.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:467 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:12,143
Rank in 1990s40Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  83/100 (535 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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4.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:11,161
Rank in 1990s43Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  77/100 (688 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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5.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:10,786
Rank in 1990s44Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  84/100 (459 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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6.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:400 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:9,897
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  83/100 (495 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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7.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:8,807
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  79/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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8.

F♯A♯∞Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:6,304
Rank in 1990s61Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  84/100 (368 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1997Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:6,153
Rank in 1990s63Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  83/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

The Fat of The LandUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1997Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:5,142
Rank in 1990s77Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  76/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Controlled Bleeding 2 0%
Squarepusher 2 0%
Erykah Badu 2 0%
Windy And Carl 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 26 3%
France 21 2%
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