Best Albums of 1997

Listed below are the best albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk, Elliott Smith, Modest Mouse, Spiritualized, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, The Verve, Built To Spill, Foo Fighters and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Country Albums %


United States 468 47%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 37 4%
Germany 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Italy 19 2%
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Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Sonic Youth
11. Kate Bush
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Michael Jackson
14. Tom Waits
15. Joy Division
16. Prince And The Revolution
17. Iron Maiden
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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