Best Albums of 1997

Listed below are the best albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk, Elliott Smith, Modest Mouse, Spiritualized, Built To Spill, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, The Verve, Foo Fighters and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
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Year of Release:
1997
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126
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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125
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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121
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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120
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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119
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
119
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
118
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
117
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
117
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 18 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Country Albums %


United States 444 44%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Germany 34 3%
Canada 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Japan 24 2%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 909 91%
Yes 91 9%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
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