Best CDs of 1997

1. Radiohead "Ok Computer"
2. Peter Holsapple "Out of My Way"
3. Jane Jensen "Comic Book Whore"
4. Cornershop "When I Was Born For the Seventh Time"
5. Superdrag "Regretfully Yours"
6. Chumbawamba "Tubthumper"
7. Nerf Herder "Nerf Herder"
8. Firewater "Get Off the Cross... We Need the Wood For the Fire"
9. Polara "C'est La Vie"
10(tie). Grandpa Boy "Grandpa Boy"
10(tie). Brother Sun Sister Moon "The Great Game"
Stakka Bo "The Great Blondino"
Richard Thompson and Danny Thompson "Industry"
Jill Sobule "Happy Town"
Joe Jackson "Heaven and Hell"
Low and Sweet Orchestra "Goodbye to All That"
Bad Livers "Hogs on the Highway"
Freedy Johnston "Never Home"
Ben Folds Five "Whatever and Ever Amen"
Five Chinese Brothers "Let's Kill Saturday Night"
Helmet "Aftertaste"
Weezer "Pinkerton"
Whiskeytown "Stranger's Almanac"
Cowboy Mouth "Are You With Me?"
Willie Murphy and the Angel Headed Hipsters Burning for the Ancient Heavenly Connection With the Starry Dynamo in the Machinery of Night "Monkey in the Zoo"

Best CD Reissues of 1997

1. Daniel Amos "Doppelganger"
2. They Might Be Giants "Then"
3. The Replacements "All for Nothing/ Nothing for All"

Worst CDs of 1997

1. H "Ice Cream Genius"
2. Enigma "3: Le Roi Es Mort, Vive Le Roi"
3. Power Station "Living In Fear"
4. Consolidated "Dropped"
5. Various Artists "The Duran Duran Tribute Album"
Primus "The Brown Album"
silverchair "Freak Show"
U2 "Pop"
Indigo Girls "Shaming of the Sun"
Morphine "Like Swimming"
Depeche Mode "Ultra"
Atari Teenage Riot "Burn, Berlin, Burn"
Duran Duran "Medazzaland"
Art of Silence ""
RuPaul "Foxy Lady"
'76 Pinto "Miami To Vegas"
Bush "Deconstructed"
Michael Penn "Resigned"
The Bobs "I Brow Club"
Soundtrack "Lost Highway"

Best CD Cover of 1997

1. Moistboyz "II"
Orange 8mm "Tragic"
Fluke "Risotto"
Prodigy "Fat of the Land"
Brother Sun Sister Moon "The Great Game"
Enigma "3: Le Roi Es Mort, Vive Le Roi"
The Eels "Beautiful Freak"
Folk Implosion "Dare to Be Surprised"

Worst CD Cover of 1997

1. Duran Duran "Medazzaland"
Aphex Twin "Richard D. James Album"
Chumbawamba "Tubthumper"

Best Movies of 1997

1. Contact
2. Chasing Amy
3. Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control
4. Bound
5. Skizopolis
6. In the Company of Men
7. The High Crusade
8. Citizen Ruth
9. Gattaca
10. The House of Yes
The Ice Storm
Primary Colors
As Good As It Gets
Snow White
G.I. Jane
Scream 2
Waiting For Guffman
Wings of the Dove
Mouse Hunt
Ulee's Gold
The Full Monty
Fierce Creatures
Looking for Richard
The Edge
Shall We Dance?
Men in Black
The Fifth Element
Gross Pointe Blank
Remy and Michelle's High School Reunion
Private Parts
One Fine Day
L.A. Confidential
Beavis and Butthead Do America
The Game
Batman and Robin
First Kid

Worst Movies of 1997

1. Desperate Measures
2. Speed 2
3. Con Air
4. The Crucible
5. SubUrbia
6. Addicted To Love
7. Anaconda
8. Hype!
9. Ghosts of Mississippi
10. Good Will Hunting
The Mirror Has Two Faces
The Evening Star
The Pillow Book

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