"There's nothing you can do that can't be done"

- The Beatles
 

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 28,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Björk , Modest Mouse, The Verve, Spiritualized, Foo Fighters, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Built To Spill and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds.
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:3,147 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:173,820
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,723 votes)
Comments: 618 comments
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.

Either/OrUnited States Elliott Smith
Year of Release:1997Appears in:596 charts
Rank in 1997:2Rank Score:15,509
Rank in 1990s31Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  84/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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.

HomogenicIceland Björk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:625 charts
Rank in 1997:3Rank Score:15,498
Rank in 1990s32Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  84/100 (784 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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.

The Lonesome Crowded WestUnited States Modest Mouse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1997:4Rank Score:12,795
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  84/100 (567 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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.

Urban HymnsUnited Kingdom The Verve
Year of Release:1997Appears in:538 charts
Rank in 1997:5Rank Score:11,497
Rank in 1990s47Overall Rank:205
Average Rating:  77/100 (785 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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.

Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In SpaceUnited Kingdom Spiritualized
Year of Release:1997Appears in:490 charts
Rank in 1997:6Rank Score:11,020
Rank in 1990s49Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  83/100 (582 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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:445 charts
Rank in 1997:7Rank Score:9,762
Rank in 1990s53Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  79/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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:364 charts
Rank in 1997:8Rank Score:7,473
Rank in 1990s60Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  84/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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:324 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:7,223
Rank in 1990s61Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  83/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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 Boatman's CallAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:1997Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1997:10Rank Score:5,837
Rank in 1990s78Overall Rank:391
Average Rating:  81/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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 18 2%
Radiohead 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
Autechre 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Yes 2 0%
Porcupine Tree 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Canada 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Germany 27 3%
Australia 22 2%
Japan 19 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 © 2005-2017 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt