2009 Folk Album Releases

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May 26
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
Grizzly Bear
Veckatimest
86
critic score
(30)
Aug 18
Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
Mount Eerie
Wind's Poem
86
critic score
(9)
Sep 21
Vic Chesnutt - At The Cut
Vic Chesnutt
At The Cut
82
critic score
(7)
Apr 20
King Creosote - Flick the Vs
King Creosote
Flick the Vs
81
critic score
(5)
May 18
A Hawk and a Hacksaw - Délivrance
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Délivrance
81
critic score
(7)
Sep 14
The Unthanks - Here's The Tender Coming
The Unthanks
Here's The Tender Coming
80
critic score
(6)
Feb 17
Alela Diane - To Be Still
Alela Diane
To Be Still
80
critic score
(15)
Mar 10
Mirah - (a)spera
Mirah
(a)spera
80
critic score
(9)
Feb 17
Various Artists - Dark Was The Night
Various Artists
Dark Was The Night
79
critic score
(11)
Mar 3
Marissa Nadler - Little Hells
Marissa Nadler
Little Hells
79
critic score
(10)
Jul 21
Megafaun - Gather, Form & Fly
Megafaun
Gather, Form & Fly
79
critic score
(9)
Oct 6
Brandi Carlile - Give Up The Ghost
Brandi Carlile
Give Up The Ghost
78
critic score
(5)
Mar 19
tUnE-yArDs - BiRd-BrAiNs
tUnE-yArDs
BiRd-BrAiNs
77
critic score
(9)
May 26
James Blackshaw - The Glass Bead Game
James Blackshaw
The Glass Bead Game
77
critic score
(8)
Sep 22
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - White Lunar
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
White Lunar
77
critic score
(7)
Mar 9
Anni Rossi - Rockwell
Anni Rossi
Rockwell
77
critic score
(6)
Mar 10
DM Stith - Heavy Ghost
DM Stith
Heavy Ghost
76
critic score
(8)
Jan 13
Timber Timbre - Timber Timbre
Timber Timbre
Timber Timbre
76
critic score
(5)
Jul 7
Bowerbirds - Upper Air
Bowerbirds
Upper Air
76
critic score
(17)
Feb 17
M. Ward - Hold Time
M. Ward
Hold Time
76
critic score
(19)
Oct 27
The Swell Season - Strict Joy
The Swell Season
Strict Joy
75
critic score
(9)
Feb 3
Lisa Hannigan - Sea Sew
Lisa Hannigan
Sea Sew
75
critic score
(7)
Mar 10
Elvis Perkins - Elvis Perkins in Dearland
Elvis Perkins
Elvis Perkins in Dearland
75
critic score
(12)
May 5
Alasdair Roberts - Spoils
Alasdair Roberts
Spoils
75
critic score
(12)
May 19
Iron & Wine - Around The Well
Iron & Wine
Around The Well
74
critic score
(15)
May 5
Tara Jane O'Neil - A Ways Away
Tara Jane O'Neil
A Ways Away
74
critic score
(7)
Jan 20
Bon Iver - Blood Bank EP
Bon Iver
Blood Bank EP
74
critic score
(14)
Aug 4
Yim Yames - Tribute To
Yim Yames
Tribute To
74
critic score
(13)
Nov 16
Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress
Jesca Hoop
Hunting My Dress
73
critic score
(6)
Apr 28
Bob Dylan - Together Through Life
Bob Dylan
Together Through Life
73
critic score
(24)
Jun 2
Cass McCombs - Catacombs
Cass McCombs
Catacombs
73
critic score
(10)
Sep 22
Le Loup - Family
Le Loup
Family
73
critic score
(7)
Sep 1
A.A. Bondy - When The Devil's Loose
A.A. Bondy
When The Devil's Loose
73
critic score
(11)
Dec 7
Josephine Foster - Graphic As a Star
Josephine Foster
Graphic As a Star
72
critic score
(5)
May 25
Fink - Sort of Revolution
Fink
Sort of Revolution
72
critic score
(5)
Mar 17
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Beware
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Beware
72
critic score
(24)
Sep 22
Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
Monsters of Folk
Monsters of Folk
72
critic score
(21)
Jun 16
Sarah Jarosz - Song Up In Her Head
Sarah Jarosz
Song Up In Her Head
72
critic score
(5)
Nov 10
Ola Podrida - Belly of the Lion
Ola Podrida
Belly of the Lion
72
critic score
(5)
Feb 3
Phosphorescent - To Willie
Phosphorescent
To Willie
71
critic score
(15)
Oct 6
Dead Man's Bones - Dead Man's Bones
Dead Man's Bones
Dead Man's Bones
71
critic score
(8)
Oct 19
Port O'Brien - Threadbare
Port O'Brien
Threadbare
71
critic score
(6)
Oct 2
Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
Mumford & Sons
Sigh No More
71
critic score
(16)
Jul 7
Tiny Vipers - Life On Earth
Tiny Vipers
Life On Earth
71
critic score
(14)
Feb 24
Laura Gibson - Beasts of Season
Laura Gibson
Beasts of Season
70
critic score
(6)
Jan 20
J. Tillman - Vacilando Territory Blues
J. Tillman
Vacilando Territory Blues
70
critic score
(8)
Aug 24
Susanna and the Magical Orchestra - 3
Susanna and the Magical Orchestra
3
69
critic score
(6)
Mar 31
Great Lake Swimmers - Lost Channels
Great Lake Swimmers
Lost Channels
69
critic score
(6)
Feb 17
Beirut - March of the Zapotec/Holland EP
Beirut
March of the Zapotec/Holland EP
69
critic score
(18)
Feb 17
Vetiver - Tight Knit
Vetiver
Tight Knit
69
critic score
(14)
May 5
Akron/Family - Set Em Wild, Set Em Free
Akron/Family
Set Em Wild, Set Em Free
69
critic score
(13)
Jan 27
Cotton Jones - Paranoid Cocoon
Cotton Jones
Paranoid Cocoon
68
critic score
(7)
Aug 4
Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band
Fruit Bats
The Ruminant Band
68
critic score
(9)
Sep 8
Dawn Landes - Sweet Heart Rodeo
Dawn Landes
Sweet Heart Rodeo
68
critic score
(6)
Aug 18
The Cave Singers - Welcome Joy
The Cave Singers
Welcome Joy
68
critic score
(12)
Feb 9
Emmy the Great - First Love
Emmy the Great
First Love
68
critic score
(7)
Sep 8
Frank Turner - Poetry of the Deed
Frank Turner
Poetry of the Deed
68
critic score
(8)
Jul 21
Blue Roses - Blue Roses
Blue Roses
Blue Roses
68
critic score
(8)
Oct 27
Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be
Devendra Banhart
What Will We Be
67
critic score
(21)
Jun 23
Deer Tick - Born on Flag Day
Deer Tick
Born on Flag Day
67
critic score
(7)
Aug 25
Blitzen Trapper - Black River Killer
Blitzen Trapper
Black River Killer
67
critic score
(9)
Sep 29
Langhorne Slim - Be Set Free
Langhorne Slim
Be Set Free
66
critic score
(5)
Aug 11
Dan Mangan - Nice, Nice, Very Nice
Dan Mangan
Nice, Nice, Very Nice
66
critic score
(8)
Nov 3
Molina & Johnson - Molina & Johnson
Molina & Johnson
Molina & Johnson
66
critic score
(9)
Sep 8
J. Tillman - Year In The Kingdom
J. Tillman
Year In The Kingdom
65
critic score
(8)
Mar 10
Arbouretum - Song of the Pearl
Arbouretum
Song of the Pearl
64
critic score
(5)
Jun 23
Pete Yorn - Back & Fourth
Pete Yorn
Back & Fourth
64
critic score
(8)
Apr 7
Joker's Daughter - The Last Laugh
Joker's Daughter
The Last Laugh
63
critic score
(9)
Sep 15
The Dodos - Time To Die
The Dodos
Time To Die
61
critic score
(15)
Oct 20
Espers - III
Espers
III
61
critic score
(9)
Jan 13
Franz Nicolay - Major General
Franz Nicolay
Major General
60
critic score
(7)
May 12
The Wooden Birds - Magnolia
The Wooden Birds
Magnolia
59
critic score
(7)
May 26
Mandy Moore - Amanda Leigh
Mandy Moore
Amanda Leigh
59
critic score
(6)
Aug 25
Colbie Caillat - Breakthrough
Colbie Caillat
Breakthrough
59
critic score
(6)
Jan 27
Nickel Eye - The Time of the Assassins
Nickel Eye
The Time of the Assassins
56
critic score
(9)

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