"Won't it be strange when we're all fully grown?"

- Pulp

 

Best Albums of 1997

« View best albums of 1996View best albums of 1998 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk , The Verve, Elliott Smith, Spiritualized, Modest Mouse, Foo Fighters, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Built To Spill and The Prodigy.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,203 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:128,334
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,392 votes)
Comments: 426 comments
Download / Buy OK Computer on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:10,632
Rank in 1990s33Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  82/100 (453 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
Download / Buy Homogenic on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:383 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:9,717
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  77/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
Download / Buy Urban Hymns on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:9,162
Rank in 1990s42Overall Rank:182
Average Rating:  83/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
Download / Buy Either/Or on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:8,591
Rank in 1990s46Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  83/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
Download / Buy Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:7,809
Rank in 1990s49Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  83/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
Download / Buy The Lonesome Crowded West on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:7,781
Rank in 1990s50Overall Rank:219
Average Rating:  78/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
Download / Buy The Colour And The Shape on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

F♯A♯∞Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:5,455
Rank in 1990s60Overall Rank:298
Average Rating:  84/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
Download / Buy F♯A♯∞ on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1997Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:5,249
Rank in 1990s62Overall Rank:310
Average Rating:  82/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
Download / Buy Perfect From Now On on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

The Fat of The LandUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1997Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:4,555
Rank in 1990s70Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  75/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy The Fat of The Land on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
Brian Eno 3 0%
Autechre 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Sonic Youth 2 0%
Modest Mouse 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 457 46%
United Kingdom 206 21%
Canada 43 4%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 26 3%
Germany 25 2%
France 24 2%
Show all

« View best albums of 1996View best albums of 1998 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt