Folk

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2017

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
Mount Eerie
A Crow Looked at Me
90
critic score (16)
Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts
Offa Rex
The Queen of Hearts
84
critic score (7)
Richard Dawson - Peasant
Richard Dawson
Peasant
84
critic score (10)
Robert Plant - Carry Fire
Robert Plant
Carry Fire
83
critic score (8)
Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
Jesca Hoop
Memories Are Now
83
critic score (11)
Neil Young - Hitchhiker
Neil Young
Hitchhiker
82
critic score (13)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2017

Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up
Fleet Foxes
Crack-Up
82
user score (333)
Natalia Lafourcade - Musas
Natalia Lafourcade
Musas
82
user score (29)
Kevin Morby - City Music
Kevin Morby
City Music
79
user score (122)
Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
Jesca Hoop
Memories Are Now
78
user score (187)

RECENT FOLK ALBUMS

Robert Plant - Carry Fire
Robert Plant
Carry Fire
83
critic score (8)
Kele Okereke - Fatherland
Kele Okereke
Fatherland
64
critic score (8)
Linda Perhacs - I’m a Harmony
Linda Perhacs
I’m a Harmony
72
critic score (3)
Yusuf - The Laughing Apple
Yusuf
The Laughing Apple
77
critic score (3)
Angus & Julia Stone - Snow
Angus & Julia Stone
Snow
68
critic score (2)

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

Patty Griffin

82
critic score (28)
#2

Bob Dylan

82
critic score (39)
#3

Elliott Smith

81
critic score (37)
#4

Laura Marling

80
critic score (104)
#5

The Unthanks

80
critic score (21)
#6

Iron & Wine

79
critic score (81)