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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2012

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

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Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
June 19, 2012
Critic Score
86
22 reviews

2. Meursault - Something for the Weakened

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Meursault - Something for the Weakened
July 16, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

3. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

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Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

4. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

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Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

5. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
October 15, 2012
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

6. Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

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

7. 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
80
9 reviews

8. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home

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Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
September 4, 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. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16, 2012
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

11. Bob Dylan - Tempest

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

12. Father John Misty - Fear Fun

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Father John Misty - Fear Fun
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

13. Cate Le Bon - CYRK

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

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

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Advance Base - A Shut-In's Prayer
May 15, 2012
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

15. Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery

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Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
75
14 reviews

16. Willy Mason - Carry On

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Willy Mason - Carry On
December 3, 2012
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

17. Mac DeMarco - Rock and Roll Night Club

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

18. 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
12 reviews

19. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season

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Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

20. 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

21. Young Man - Vol. 1

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Young Man - Vol. 1
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

22. Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches

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Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
73
9 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
72
14 reviews

24. Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves

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

25. John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

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John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
69
20 reviews

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