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Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2012

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1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

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Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
June 19, 2012
Critic Score
87
20 reviews

2. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

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Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
82
16 reviews

3. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

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Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

4. Loudon Wainwright III - Older Than My Old Man Now

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Loudon Wainwright III - Older Than My Old Man Now
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

5. Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

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Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

6. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home

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Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

7. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16, 2012
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

8. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
October 15, 2012
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

9. Chuck Prophet - Temple Beautiful

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Chuck Prophet - Temple Beautiful
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

10. Bob Dylan - Tempest

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Bob Dylan - Tempest
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

11. Cate Le Bon - CYRK

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Cate Le Bon - CYRK
January 17, 2012
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

12. Advance Base - A Shut-In's Prayer

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Advance Base - A Shut-In's Prayer
May 15, 2012
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

13. Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing

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Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
75
4 reviews

14. Mac DeMarco - Rock and Roll Night Club

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Mac DeMarco - Rock and Roll Night Club
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
75
4 reviews

15. Sinéad O'Connor - How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?

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Sinéad O'Connor - How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

16. Mark Eitzel - Don't Be a Stranger

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Mark Eitzel - Don't Be a Stranger
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

17. Willy Mason - Carry On

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Willy Mason - Carry On
December 3, 2012
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

18. Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery

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Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
74
13 reviews

19. Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches

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Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

20. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season

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Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
73
10 reviews

21. Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves

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Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
71
13 reviews

22. Justin Townes Earle - Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now

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Justin Townes Earle - Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
69
8 reviews

23. Richard Hawley - Standing at the Sky's Edge

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Richard Hawley - Standing at the Sky's Edge
May 7, 2012
Critic Score
69
11 reviews

24. Patrick Watson - Adventures in Your Own Backyard

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Patrick Watson - Adventures in Your Own Backyard
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
68
5 reviews

25. Cate Le Bon - CYRK II

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Cate Le Bon - CYRK II
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
67
4 reviews

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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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