Folk

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2014

Bob Dylan & The Band - The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete
#1

Bob Dylan & The Band

The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete

96
critic score (7)
Sun Kil Moon - Benji
#2

Sun Kil Moon

Benji

84
critic score (18)
Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers
#3

Hiss Golden Messenger

Lateness of Dancers

79
critic score (10)
Marissa Nadler - July
#4

Marissa Nadler

July

79
critic score (16)
Jolie Holland - Wine Dark Sea
#5

Jolie Holland

Wine Dark Sea

78
critic score (5)
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
#6

First Aid Kit

Stay Gold

77
critic score (18)
Tara Jane O'Neil - Where Shine New Lights
#7

Tara Jane O'Neil

Where Shine New Lights

77
critic score (6)
Hurray For The Riff Raff - Small Town Heroes
#8

Hurray For The Riff Raff

Small Town Heroes

77
critic score (7)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2014

Sun Kil Moon - Benji
#1

Sun Kil Moon

Benji

82
user score (230)
Mirel Wagner - When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day
#2

Mirel Wagner

When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day

80
user score (11)
Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers
#3

Hiss Golden Messenger

Lateness of Dancers

79
user score (14)
Marissa Nadler - July
#4

Marissa Nadler

July

79
user score (78)
Fink - Hard Believer
#5

Fink

Hard Believer

78
user score (15)
Timber Timbre - Hot Dreams
#6

Timber Timbre

Hot Dreams

78
user score (65)
Damien Jurado - Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
#7

Damien Jurado

Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son

76
user score (53)
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
#8

First Aid Kit

Stay Gold

75
user score (42)

RECENT FOLK ALBUMS

Bob Dylan & The Band - The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete

Bob Dylan & The Band

The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete

96
critic score (7)
95
user score (1)
Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers

Hiss Golden Messenger

Lateness of Dancers

79
critic score (10)
79
user score (14)
James Yorkston - The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

James Yorkston

The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

76
critic score (8)
75
user score (5)
Mirel Wagner - When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day

Mirel Wagner

When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day

76
critic score (6)
80
user score (11)
Loudon Wainwright III - Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)

Loudon Wainwright III

Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)

75
critic score (7)
69
user score (2)
Luluc - Passerby

Luluc

Passerby

66
critic score (6)
80
user score (6)
Fink - Hard Believer

Fink

Hard Believer

62
critic score (7)
78
user score (15)
Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy

Old Crow Medicine Show

Remedy

76
critic score (7)
65
user score (1)

UPCOMING FOLK ALBUMS

No albums currently on the radar.


First Aid Kit Announce New Album “Stay Gold”

Critics' Top Folk Artists

#1

Bob Dylan

86
critic score (26)
#2

Elliott Smith

81
critic score (28)
#3

Iron & Wine

80
critic score (60)
#4

Sun Kil Moon

80
critic score (58)
#5

The Tallest Man On Earth

79
critic score (33)
#6

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

79
critic score (57)
#7

Laura Marling

79
critic score (53)
#8

Marissa Nadler

78
critic score (55)