AOTY 2017

The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2012

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

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

2. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

3. Meursault - Something for the Weakened

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

4. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

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

5. Iris DeMent - Sing The Delta

Iris DeMent - Sing The Delta
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

6. Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream

Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream
April 10, 2012
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

9. Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself

Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
79
24 reviews

10. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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

11. Father John Misty - Fear Fun

Father John Misty - Fear Fun
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

12. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home

Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

13. Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing

Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

14. Chuck Prophet - Temple Beautiful

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

15. Bob Dylan - Tempest

Bob Dylan - Tempest
September 11, 2012
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

16. Cate Le Bon - CYRK

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

17. Mac DeMarco - 2

Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16, 2012
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

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

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

22. Willy Mason - Carry On

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

23. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season

Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

24. Mark Eitzel - Don't Be a Stranger

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

25. John K. Samson - Provincial

John K. Samson - Provincial
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
74
7 reviews
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