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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 33,000 greatest album charts.

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

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,434 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:186,527
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,149 votes)
Comments: 675 comments
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2.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:742 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:18,192
Rank in 1990s28Overall Rank:133
Average Rating:  84/100 (913 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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3.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:681 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:16,859
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:148
Average Rating:  84/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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4.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:14,286
Rank in 1990s42Overall Rank:179
Average Rating:  84/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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5.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:552 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:12,229
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  82/100 (649 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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6.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:592 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:12,119
Rank in 1990s48Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  77/100 (841 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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7.

The Colour And The ShapeUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:1997Appears in:497 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:10,593
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  79/100 (722 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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8.

F♯A♯∞Canada Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Year of Release:1997Appears in:419 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:8,430
Rank in 1990s60Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  84/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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9.

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill
Year of Release:1997Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:7,825
Rank in 1990s64Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  83/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

The Boatman's CallAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1997Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:6,617
Rank in 1990s73Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  81/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Grateful Dead 6 1%
Radiohead 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
Incubus 2 0%
of Montreal 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 475 48%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 34 3%
Germany 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Australia 19 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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