30 incredible albums turning 20 years old in 2017
There was a landslide of albums released in 1997 that shaped the state of music for the next two decades. From The Chemical Brothers and Drexciya to Missy Elliott and Erykah Badu, here are some of the best albums from that year turning 20 in 2017.
1997 was a damn good year for music. We didn’t realize quite how good until we started looking back earlier this year. We knew the year had given us Radiohead’s OK Computer and Wu-Tang Forever but the sheer extent of it hadn’t yet revealed itself.
A quick look into the history books and 1997 is revealed as a rare vintage for electronic, hip-hop and pop music – a year that gave us Autechre’s Chiastic Slide, Photek’s Modus Operandi, Carl Craig’s More Songs About Food and Revolutionary Art and Björk’s Homogenic, and that’s only scratching the surface.
Fetch the memberberries, here are 30 albums incredible albums that are somehow turning 20 this year.