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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 30,000 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
111.

The Great MilenkoUnited States Insane Clown Posse
Year of Release:1997Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1997:111Rank Score:269
Rank in 1990s1,073Overall Rank:5,390
Average Rating:  38/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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112.

AquariumMixed Nationality Aqua
Year of Release:1997Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1997:112Rank Score:266
Rank in 1990s1,084Overall Rank:5,440
Average Rating:  62/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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113.

Enthrone Darkness TriumphantNorway Dimmu Borgir
Year of Release:1997Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1997:113Rank Score:265
Rank in 1990s1,085Overall Rank:5,444
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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114.

Supa Dupa Fly United States Missy Elliott
Year of Release:1997Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1997:114Rank Score:262
Rank in 1990s1,095Overall Rank:5,502
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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115.

Galore: The Singles 1987-1997
Compilation
United Kingdom The Cure
Year of Release:1997Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1997:115Rank Score:259
Rank in 1990s1,102Overall Rank:5,543
Average Rating:  74/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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116.

The DanceUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1997Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1997:116Rank Score:259
Rank in 1990s1,103Overall Rank:5,548
Average Rating:  73/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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117.

The Ballasted OrchestraUnited States Stars Of The Lid
Year of Release:1997Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1997:117Rank Score:258
Rank in 1990s1,107Overall Rank:5,561
Average Rating:  76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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118.

Living In ClipUnited States Ani DiFranco
Year of Release:1997Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1997:118Rank Score:251
Rank in 1990s1,140Overall Rank:5,685
Average Rating:  74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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119.

EgyptologyUnited Kingdom World Party
Year of Release:1997Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1997:119Rank Score:250
Rank in 1990s1,145Overall Rank:5,718
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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120.

Arkology
Compilation
Jamaica Lee "Scratch" Perry
Year of Release:1997Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1997:120Rank Score:247
Rank in 1990s1,150Overall Rank:5,782
Average Rating:  74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 16 2%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Radiohead 3 0%
Morphine 2 0%
µ-Ziq 2 0%
Squarepusher 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 470 47%
United Kingdom 205 21%
Canada 34 3%
Germany 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 20 2%
Sweden 19 2%
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