1997 Rock Album Releases

1997
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May 21
Radiohead - OK Computer
Radiohead
OK Computer
94
critic score
(10)
93
user score
(5,579)
Aug 14
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞
84
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(1,250)
Jun 24
Ween - The Mollusk
Ween
The Mollusk
77
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(842)
Nov 18
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West
86
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(810)
Jun 16
Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
85
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(751)
Feb 10
Blur - Blur
Blur
Blur
79
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(533)
May 20
Foo Fighters - The Colour & the Shape
Foo Fighters
The Colour & the Shape
62
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(509)
Apr 22
Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
Yo La Tengo
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
91
critic score
(7)
85
user score
(481)
Jan 28
Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
Built to Spill
Perfect From Now On
86
critic score
(8)
85
user score
(375)
Nov 18
Metallica - Reload
Metallica
Reload
64
critic score
(4)
54
user score
(345)
Oct 21
Mogwai - Young Team
Mogwai
Young Team
92
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(324)
Sep 29
The Verve - Urban Hymns
The Verve
Urban Hymns
85
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(296)
Apr 8
Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out
87
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(294)
Feb 11
Pavement - Brighten the Corners
Pavement
Brighten the Corners
79
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(237)
May 26
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
Radiohead
Paranoid Android
96
user score
(213)
Apr 8
Third Eye Blind - Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind
79
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(203)
Sep 30
Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind
87
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(182)
Aug 25
Radiohead - Karma Police
Radiohead
Karma Police
94
user score
(160)
Apr 17
Depeche Mode - Ultra
Depeche Mode
Ultra
67
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(153)
Jan 14
Sigur Rós - Von
Sigur Rós
Von
73
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(146)
Mar 3
U2 - Pop
U2
Pop
78
critic score
(6)
63
user score
(140)
Oct 21
Grandaddy - Under The Western Freeway
Grandaddy
Under The Western Freeway
85
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(125)
1997
Radiohead - Let Down
Radiohead
Let Down
97
user score
(105)
Apr 15
Ground-Zero - Consume Red
Ground-Zero
Consume Red
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(99)
Sep 9
Incubus - S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Incubus
S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
79
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(88)
Aug 25
Super Furry Animals - Radiator
Super Furry Animals
Radiator
90
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(87)
Dec 1
Radiohead - Lucky
Radiohead
Lucky
92
user score
(86)
Jun 3
Faith No More - Album of the Year
Faith No More
Album of the Year
60
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(85)
1997
Radiohead - Airbag
Radiohead
Airbag
93
user score
(74)
May 5
Paul McCartney - Flaming Pie
Paul McCartney
Flaming Pie
75
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(73)
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Oct 28
The Flaming Lips - Zaireeka
The Flaming Lips
Zaireeka
79
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(73)
Sep 23
Dream Theater - Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater
Falling into Infinity
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(72)
Jul 7
Primal Scream - Vanishing Point
Primal Scream
Vanishing Point
87
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(70)
1997
Ween - Ocean Man
Ween
Ocean Man
95
user score
(66)
Sep 29
The Rolling Stones - Bridges to Babylon
The Rolling Stones
Bridges to Babylon
61
critic score
(5)
53
user score
(64)
Mar 18
Ben Folds Five - Whatever and Ever Amen
Ben Folds Five
Whatever and Ever Amen
78
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(62)
Apr 21
Supergrass - In It for the Money
Supergrass
In It for the Money
84
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(59)
Sep 15
Ornatos  Violeta - Cão!
Ornatos Violeta
Cão!
82
user score
(54)
May 20
Weezer - Pink Triangle
Weezer
Pink Triangle
85
user score
(48)
Jul 8
Primus - Brown Album
Primus
Brown Album
57
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(46)
Sep 1
Genesis - Calling All Stations
Genesis
Calling All Stations
38
critic score
(3)
33
user score
(46)
May 13
Modest Mouse - The Fruit That Ate Itself
Modest Mouse
The Fruit That Ate Itself
59
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(44)
Mar 25
Dinosaur Jr. - Hand It Over
Dinosaur Jr.
Hand It Over
69
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(42)
Aug 11
Morrissey - Maladjusted
Morrissey
Maladjusted
64
critic score
(6)
59
user score
(41)
Nov 12
Robert Wyatt - Shleep
Robert Wyatt
Shleep
87
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(41)
Feb 3
Silverchair - Freak Show
Silverchair
Freak Show
57
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(40)
Mar 18
Aerosmith - Nine Lives
Aerosmith
Nine Lives
57
critic score
(4)
61
user score
(40)
Apr 7
Blur - Song 2
Blur
Song 2
90
user score
(40)
Aug 18
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Foo Fighters
Everlong
94
user score
(38)
Sep 29
Robbie Williams - Life Thru a Lens
Robbie Williams
Life Thru a Lens
73
critic score
(3)
64
user score
(37)
Sep 22
The Hives - Barely Legal
The Hives
Barely Legal
70
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(35)
Nov 24
Yes - Open Your Eyes
Yes
Open Your Eyes
49
critic score
(2)
44
user score
(35)
Feb 17
Mansun - Attack of the Grey Lantern
Mansun
Attack of the Grey Lantern
81
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(34)
Jul 8
Smash Mouth - Fush Yu Mang
Smash Mouth
Fush Yu Mang
80
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(34)
Aug 26
Creed - My Own Prison
Creed
My Own Prison
80
critic score
(1)
54
user score
(34)
Feb 25
Marcy Playground - Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground
69
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(33)
Sep 23
Chumbawamba - Tubthumper
Chumbawamba
Tubthumper
78
critic score
(3)
65
user score
(33)
Nov 24
Natalie Imbruglia - Left of the Middle
Natalie Imbruglia
Left of the Middle
55
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(33)
Aug 26
John Frusciante - Smile From The Streets You Hold
John Frusciante
Smile From The Streets You Hold
30
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(32)
Jul 29
Harvey Danger - Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?
Harvey Danger
Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?
61
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(31)
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