Best Albums of 1997

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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 & The Bad Seeds.
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1997
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173
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Year of Release:
1997
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172
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1997
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171
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1997
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167
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167
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165
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165
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1997
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164
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163
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162
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 19 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Radiohead 3 0%
Howlin' Wolf 2 0%
Morphine 2 0%
Squarepusher 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 470 47%
United Kingdom 196 20%
Canada 38 4%
Germany 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 20 2%
Japan 18 2%
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