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The Best Indie Rock Albums of 1997 by User Score

1.

Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West
November 18th, 1997
USER SCORE
88
813 ratings

2.

Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
January 28th, 1997
USER SCORE
86
381 ratings

3.

Motorpsycho - Angels and Daemons at Play
August 4th, 1997
USER SCORE
85
13 ratings

5.

Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
April 8th, 1997
USER SCORE
83
292 ratings

6.

Helium - The Magic City
September 9th, 1997
USER SCORE
82
11 ratings

7.

Pavement - Brighten the Corners
February 11th, 1997
USER SCORE
82
238 ratings

8.

Grandaddy - Under The Western Freeway
October 21st, 1997
USER SCORE
81
127 ratings

9.

Blur - Blur
February 10th, 1997
USER SCORE
80
535 ratings

10.

Plumtree - Predicts The Future
USER SCORE
78
13 ratings

11.

Guided By Voices - Mag Earwhig!
May 20th, 1997
USER SCORE
73
22 ratings

12.

Modest Mouse - The Fruit That Ate Itself
May 13th, 1997
USER SCORE
71
44 ratings

13.

Cornershop - When I Was Born for the 7th Time
September 8th, 1997
USER SCORE
70
23 ratings

14.

Blonde Redhead - Fake Can Be Just as Good
March 11th, 1997
USER SCORE
70
29 ratings

15.

The Hives - Barely Legal
September 22nd, 1997
USER SCORE
68
35 ratings

16.

Polvo - Shapes
September 23rd, 1997
USER SCORE
66
10 ratings

17.

Destroyer - Ideas For Songs
January 1st, 1997
USER SCORE
62
15 ratings

18.

Morrissey - Maladjusted
August 11th, 1997
USER SCORE
59
41 ratings
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