BEST OF
2016
Folk

Folk

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2016

John K. Samson
Winter Wheat
83
critic score (5)
Whitney
Light Upon The Lake
82
critic score (16)
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
81
critic score (16)
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81
critic score (18)
William Tyler
Modern Country
80
critic score (7)
Andy Shauf
The Party
79
critic score (5)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2016

Whitney
Light Upon The Lake
79
user score (219)
William Tyler
Modern Country
78
user score (44)
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
78
user score (156)
Andy Shauf
The Party
77
user score (42)

RECENT FOLK ALBUMS

Shirley Collins
Lodestar
79
critic score (6)
Kevin Devine
Instigator
90
critic score (1)
John K. Samson
Winter Wheat
83
critic score (5)
Shovels & Rope
Little Seeds
75
critic score (6)
Bob Weir
Blue Mountain
77
critic score (5)

UPCOMING FOLK ALBUMS

No albums currently on the radar.


Adam Torres announces new album Pearls To Swine (out 9/9 via Fat Possum Records), premieres "High Lonesome" on Stereogum
First Aid Kit Announce New Album “Stay Gold”

Critics' Top Folk Artists

#1

Bob Dylan

82
critic score (38)
#2

Patty Griffin

82
critic score (27)
#3

Elliott Smith

80
critic score (38)
#4

Iron & Wine

79
critic score (72)
#5

Laura Marling

79
critic score (94)
#6

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

79
critic score (67)