1997 Album Releases

1997
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May 21
Radiohead - OK Computer
Radiohead
OK Computer
94
critic score
(10)
93
user score
(6,326)
Sep 23
Björk - Homogenic
Björk
Homogenic
95
critic score
(8)
91
user score
(3,040)
Aug 14
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
F♯ A♯ ∞
84
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(1,447)
Jan 20
Daft Punk - Homework
Daft Punk
Homework
80
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(1,377)
Feb 25
Elliott Smith - Either/Or
Elliott Smith
Either/Or
86
critic score
(7)
89
user score
(1,359)
Jun 24
Ween - The Mollusk
Ween
The Mollusk
77
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(945)
Nov 18
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West
Modest Mouse
The Lonesome Crowded West
86
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(899)
Oct 28
Deftones - Around the Fur
Deftones
Around the Fur
79
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(863)
Jun 16
Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
85
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(831)
Sep 30
Portishead - Portishead
Portishead
Portishead
87
critic score
(8)
84
user score
(620)
Oct 7
Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope
Janet Jackson
The Velvet Rope
74
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(612)
Feb 10
Blur - Blur
Blur
Blur
79
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(608)
Mar 25
The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death
The Notorious B.I.G.
Life After Death
79
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(580)
May 20
Foo Fighters - The Colour & the Shape
Foo Fighters
The Colour & the Shape
62
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(566)
Oct 14
Green Day - Nimrod
Green Day
Nimrod
70
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(558)
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)
84
user score
(513)
Sep 16
Mariah Carey - Butterfly
Mariah Carey
Butterfly
70
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(474)
Jun 30
The Prodigy - The Fat of the Land
The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land
78
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(462)
Sep 23
Stereolab - Dots and Loops
Stereolab
Dots and Loops
84
critic score
(6)
84
user score
(457)
Feb 3
David Bowie - Earthling
David Bowie
Earthling
66
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(442)
Jan 28
Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
Built to Spill
Perfect From Now On
86
critic score
(8)
86
user score
(434)
Feb 11
Erykah Badu - Baduizm
Erykah Badu
Baduizm
85
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(420)
Oct 6
Aphex Twin - Come to Daddy
Aphex Twin
Come to Daddy
76
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(410)
Mar 3
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Boatman's Call
87
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(402)
Nov 18
Metallica - Reload
Metallica
Reload
64
critic score
(4)
54
user score
(384)
Nov 4
Jay-Z - In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
Jay-Z
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
74
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(376)
Oct 21
Mogwai - Young Team
Mogwai
Young Team
92
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(352)
Aug 21
Oasis - Be Here Now
Oasis
Be Here Now
75
critic score
(10)
66
user score
(351)
Sep 29
The Verve - Urban Hymns
The Verve
Urban Hymns
85
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(321)
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Apr 8
Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
Sleater-Kinney
Dig Me Out
87
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(315)
Apr 7
The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
The Chemical Brothers
Dig Your Own Hole
88
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(279)
Nov 1
Kylie Minogue - Impossible Princess
Kylie Minogue
Impossible Princess
73
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(278)
Feb 11
Pavement - Brighten the Corners
Pavement
Brighten the Corners
79
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(275)
Sep 16
Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club
88
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(270)
Jun 17
Blink-182 - Dude Ranch
Blink-182
Dude Ranch
77
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(264)
Jun 3
Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Forever
80
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(258)
Apr 8
Third Eye Blind - Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind
79
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(235)
May 26
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
Radiohead
Paranoid Android
96
user score
(232)
Jul 28
Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
Company Flow
Funcrusher Plus
88
critic score
(5)
86
user score
(231)
Aug 6
Cornelius - Fantasma
Cornelius
Fantasma
73
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(219)
Aug 25
Rammstein - Sehnsucht
Rammstein
Sehnsucht
62
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(206)
Sep 30
Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind
Bob Dylan
Time Out of Mind
87
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(200)
Jul 15
Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
Missy Elliott
Supa Dupa Fly
86
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(194)
Aug 25
Radiohead - Karma Police
Radiohead
Karma Police
94
user score
(179)
Jul 15
Misfits - Static Age
Misfits
Static Age
85
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(176)
Dec 1
Racionais MC's - Sobrevivendo no Inferno
Racionais MC's
Sobrevivendo no Inferno
50
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(173)
Apr 17
Depeche Mode - Ultra
Depeche Mode
Ultra
70
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(170)
May 19
Amon Tobin - Bricolage
Amon Tobin
Bricolage
90
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(167)
Jun 14
Sigur Rós - Von
Sigur Rós
Von
73
critic score
(6)
66
user score
(158)
Apr 28
Squarepusher - Hard Normal Daddy
Squarepusher
Hard Normal Daddy
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(155)
Oct 21
Biosphere - Substrata
Biosphere
Substrata
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(153)
Mar 3
U2 - Pop
U2
Pop
78
critic score
(6)
62
user score
(149)
Sep 15
Björk - Jóga
Björk
Jóga
60
critic score
(1)
97
user score
(149)
Oct 21
Grandaddy - Under The Western Freeway
Grandaddy
Under The Western Freeway
85
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(138)
Jul 1
Limp Bizkit - Three Dollar Bill, Yall$
Limp Bizkit
Three Dollar Bill, Yall$
70
critic score
(1)
57
user score
(135)
Dec 8
Björk - Bachelorette
Björk
Bachelorette
50
critic score
(1)
96
user score
(129)
Jan 28
Mineral - The Power of Failing
Mineral
The Power of Failing
83
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(117)
Nov 4
Shania Twain - Come on Over
Shania Twain
Come on Over
73
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(117)
1997
Radiohead - Let Down / Karma Police
Radiohead
Let Down / Karma Police
97
user score
(116)
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