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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 38,000 greatest album charts.

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1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk, Elliott Smith, Modest Mouse, The Verve, Spiritualized, Foo Fighters, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Built To Spill and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

The Fat Of The LandUnited Kingdom The Prodigy
Year of Release:1997Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1997:11Rank Score:6,496
Rank in 1990s82Overall Rank:410
Average Rating:  76/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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12.

I Can Hear The Heart Beating As OneUnited States Yo La Tengo
Year of Release:1997Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 1997:12Rank Score:6,410
Rank in 1990s83Overall Rank:418
Average Rating:  82/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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13.

The MolluskUnited States Ween
Year of Release:1997Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1997:13Rank Score:5,047
Rank in 1990s104Overall Rank:527
Average Rating:  83/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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14.

BlurUnited Kingdom Blur
Year of Release:1997Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 1997:14Rank Score:4,675
Rank in 1990s113Overall Rank:570
Average Rating:  78/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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15.

Young TeamUnited Kingdom Mogwai
Year of Release:1997Appears in:290 charts
Rank in 1997:15Rank Score:4,427
Rank in 1990s121Overall Rank:594
Average Rating:  81/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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16.

HomeworkFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:1997Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 1997:16Rank Score:4,024
Rank in 1990s134Overall Rank:649
Average Rating:  77/100 (520 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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17.

Third Eye BlindUnited States Third Eye Blind
Year of Release:1997Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1997:17Rank Score:3,622
Rank in 1990s145Overall Rank:708
Average Rating:  74/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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18.

Buena Vista Social ClubCuba Buena Vista Social Club
Year of Release:1997Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 1997:18Rank Score:3,298
Rank in 1990s160Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  80/100 (344 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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19.

PortisheadUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1997:19Rank Score:3,214
Rank in 1990s164Overall Rank:794
Average Rating:  80/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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20.

Time Out Of MindUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1997Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 1997:20Rank Score:2,876
Rank in 1990s182Overall Rank:881
Average Rating:  79/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Radiohead 3 0%
John Zorn 2 0%
John Denver 2 0%
Frank Sinatra 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 467 47%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Germany 33 3%
Sweden 20 2%
Italy 18 2%
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