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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
111.

Give It Back!United States The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Year of Release:1997Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1997:111Rank Score:225
Rank in 1990s1,086Overall Rank:5,290
Average Rating:  76/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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112.

Supa Dupa Fly United States Missy Elliott
Year of Release:1997Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1997:112Rank Score:221
Rank in 1990s1,099Overall Rank:5,348
Average Rating:  73/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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113.

Fake Can Be Just As GoodUnited States Blonde Redhead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1997:113Rank Score:220
Rank in 1990s1,107Overall Rank:5,375
Average Rating:  74/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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114.

Andromeda HeightsUnited Kingdom Prefab Sprout
Year of Release:1997Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1997:114Rank Score:219
Rank in 1990s1,111Overall Rank:5,396
Average Rating:  69/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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115.

Cão!Portugal Ornatos Violeta
Year of Release:1997Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1997:115Rank Score:219
Rank in 1990s1,113Overall Rank:5,399
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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116.

New FormsUnited Kingdom Roni Size And Reprazent
Year of Release:1997Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1997:116Rank Score:218
Rank in 1990s1,118Overall Rank:5,419
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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117.

En PassantFrance Jean-Jacques Goldman
Year of Release:1997Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1997:117Rank Score:217
Rank in 1990s1,124Overall Rank:5,446
Average Rating:  74/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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118.

Marchin' AlreadyUnited Kingdom Ocean Colour Scene
Year of Release:1997Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1997:118Rank Score:210
Rank in 1990s1,145Overall Rank:5,587
Average Rating:  72/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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119.

Good FeelingUnited Kingdom Travis
Year of Release:1997Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1997:119Rank Score:206
Rank in 1990s1,156Overall Rank:5,660
Average Rating:  72/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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120.

Big Willie Style United States Will Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1997:120Rank Score:204
Rank in 1990s1,164Overall Rank:5,711
Average Rating:  62/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 17 2%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Eva Cassidy 2 0%
Autechre 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
Hawkwind 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 467 47%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 25 2%
France 22 2%
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