Folk

Folk

CRITICS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2015

Laura Marling - Short Movie
#1

Laura Marling

Short Movie

81
critic score (21)
Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn
#2

Rhiannon Giddens

Tomorrow Is My Turn

80
critic score (5)
Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again
#3

Jessica Pratt

On Your Own Love Again

78
critic score (15)
The Staves - If I Was
#4

The Staves

If I Was

77
critic score (10)
Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers - Seasonal Hire
#5

Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers

Seasonal Hire

75
critic score (7)
Meg Baird - Don't Weigh Down the Light
#6

Meg Baird

Don't Weigh Down the Light

74
critic score (9)
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home
#7

The Tallest Man On Earth

Dark Bird Is Home

72
critic score (18)
Amen Dunes - Cowboy Worship
#8

Amen Dunes

Cowboy Worship

70
critic score (5)

USERS' HIGHEST RATED FOLK ALBUMS OF 2015

Laura Marling - Short Movie
#1

Laura Marling

Short Movie

77
user score (81)
Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again
#2

Jessica Pratt

On Your Own Love Again

77
user score (63)
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home
#3

The Tallest Man On Earth

Dark Bird Is Home

75
user score (59)

RECENT FOLK ALBUMS

Meg Baird - Don't Weigh Down the Light

Meg Baird

Don't Weigh Down the Light

74
critic score (9)
70
user score (2)
Various Artists - Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton

Various Artists

Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton

81
critic score (3)
80
user score (3)
Little Wings - Explains

Little Wings

Explains

69
critic score (4)
76
user score (2)
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home

The Tallest Man On Earth

Dark Bird Is Home

72
critic score (18)
75
user score (59)
Laura Marling - Short Movie

Laura Marling

Short Movie

81
critic score (21)
77
user score (81)
The Staves - If I Was

The Staves

If I Was

77
critic score (10)
75
user score (12)
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - The Most Important Place In The World

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat

The Most Important Place In The World

85
critic score (4)
69
user score (1)
Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers - Seasonal Hire

Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers

Seasonal Hire

75
critic score (7)
67
user score (7)

UPCOMING FOLK ALBUMS

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First Aid Kit Announce New Album “Stay Gold”

Critics' Top Folk Artists

#1

Patty Griffin

83
critic score (18)
#2

Elliott Smith

81
critic score (32)
#3

Laura Marling

79
critic score (85)
#4

Iron & Wine

79
critic score (68)
#5

Richard Thompson

78
critic score (22)
#6

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

78
critic score (74)
#7

Shearwater

78
critic score (54)
#8

Marissa Nadler

77
critic score (58)