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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,881 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:161,691
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,327 votes)
Comments: 574 comments
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2.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:544 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:14,142
Rank in 1990s32Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  83/100 (688 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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3.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:508 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:13,332
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  83/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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4.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:11,684
Rank in 1990s43Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  84/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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5.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:492 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:11,452
Rank in 1990s44Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  77/100 (713 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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6.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:10,347
Rank in 1990s48Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  83/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:9,073
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  78/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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8.

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1997Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:6,707
Rank in 1990s61Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  83/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

F♯A♯∞Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:6,404
Rank in 1990s63Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  84/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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10.

The Fat of The LandUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1997Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:5,362
Rank in 1990s78Overall Rank:387
Average Rating:  76/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Radiohead 3 0%
Autechre 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Whitesnake 2 0%
Primal Scream 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 39 4%
Germany 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Australia 28 3%
France 17 2%
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