Best Albums of 1997

Listed below are the best albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
Decade:
Year:
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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1997
Appears in:
Rank Score:
7
Rank in 1997:
Rank in 1990s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Grateful Dead 4 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
Squarepusher 3 0%
Delirious? 3 0%
U.K. Subs 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Germany 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Canada 29 3%
Japan 23 2%
Sweden 21 2%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 912 91%
Yes 88 9%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Artists of 2017
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Lorde
3. Brockhampton
4. Tyler, The Creator
5. The War On Drugs
6. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
7. Slowdive
8. Mount Eerie
9. Phil Elverum
10. The National
11. Father John Misty
12. Fleet Foxes
13. LCD Soundsystem
14. SZA
15. Alvvays
16. St. Vincent
17. Perfume Genius
18. Vince Staples
19. King Krule
20. Archy Marshall
Back to Top