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 94 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
Grateful Dead 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
Morrissey 2 0%
Songs: Ohia 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 467 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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