2011 Folk Album Releases

2011
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Jun 21
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver
84
critic score
(30)
86
user score
(649)
May 3
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues
84
critic score
(31)
85
user score
(393)
Aug 30
Beirut
The Rip Tide
77
critic score
(22)
79
user score
(80)
Jan 18
The Decemberists
The King is Dead
72
critic score
(28)
73
user score
(57)
Jan 25
Iron & Wine
Kiss Each Other Clean
80
critic score
(30)
76
user score
(45)
Sep 20
AJJ
Knife Man
83
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(43)
Sep 13
Laura Marling
A Creature I Don't Know
81
critic score
(20)
80
user score
(42)
Apr 5
Bill Callahan
Apocalypse
78
critic score
(15)
81
user score
(37)
Feb 15
Bright Eyes
The People's Key
67
critic score
(25)
68
user score
(36)
Dec 26
Taylor Swift
Safe & Sound
70
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(29)
Apr 19
The Head and The Heart
The Head and The Heart
55
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(25)
May 10
Other Lives
Tamer Animals
73
critic score
(8)
81
user score
(25)
Apr 5
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On
73
critic score
(13)
79
user score
(23)
Apr 26
Cass McCombs
WIT'S END
73
critic score
(15)
79
user score
(23)
Jun 7
City and Colour
Little Hell
75
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(21)
Mar 15
Noah and The Whale
Last Night on Earth
65
critic score
(20)
68
user score
(20)
Nov 15
The Dø
Both Ways Open Jaws
79
critic score
(11)
82
user score
(16)
Jun 7
Frank Turner
England Keep My Bones
78
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(15)
Feb 1
The Civil Wars
Barton Hollow
79
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(14)
Jun 14
Marissa Nadler
Marissa Nadler
79
critic score
(14)
81
user score
(14)
May 23
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine
82
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(13)
Nov 1
Low Roar
Low Roar
60
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(13)
Apr 12
Paul Simon
So Beautiful or So What
82
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(12)
May 13
Keaton Henson
Dear
75
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(12)
May 31
Eddie Vedder
Ukulele Songs
65
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(12)
Jun 13
Fink
Perfect Darkness
63
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(12)
Sep 13
Jonathan Wilson
Gentle Spirit
72
critic score
(8)
83
user score
(10)
Nov 8
Cass McCombs
Humor Risk
73
critic score
(18)
75
user score
(10)
Apr 20
Daughter
His Young Heart
80
user score
(8)
May 24
David Bazan
Strange Negotiations
73
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(7)
Jul 12
The Middle East
I Want That You Are Always Happy
62
critic score
(6)
88
user score
(7)
Oct 4
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Wolfroy Goes to Town
73
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(7)
Nov 1
The Decemberists
Long Live the King
65
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(7)
Jan 11
Abigail Washburn
City of Refuge
76
critic score
(10)
81
user score
(6)
Apr 12
Little Scream
The Golden Record
77
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(6)
Jun 7
Dawes
Nothing Is Wrong
73
critic score
(10)
80
user score
(6)
Sep 13
Blind Pilot
We Are the Tide
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(6)
Mar 29
Josh T. Pearson
Last of the Country Gentlemen
75
critic score
(15)
84
user score
(5)
Apr 5
Alela Diane
Alela Diane & Wild Divine
74
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(5)
Aug 2
Fruit Bats
Tripper
70
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(5)
Sep 13
Blitzen Trapper
American Goldwing
65
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(5)
Sep 13
A.A. Bondy
Believers
80
critic score
(13)
84
user score
(5)
Feb 8
Jessica Lea Mayfield
Tell Me
77
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(4)
Feb 22
The Cave Singers
No Witch
66
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(4)
Feb 22
Six Organs of Admittance
Asleep on the Floodplain
80
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(4)
Mar 7
Erland & The Carnival
Nightingale
68
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(4)
Aug 8
Fionn Regan
100 Acres of Sycamore
64
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(4)
Sep 20
Megafaun
Megafaun
80
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(4)
Oct 5
The Amazing
Gentle Stream
76
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(4)
Nov 8
Laura Veirs
Tumble Bee
74
critic score
(8)
68
user score
(4)
Jan 25
Seryn
This Is Where We Are
78
user score
(3)
Jan 25
Lia Ices
Grown Unknown
73
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(3)
Feb 22
The Low Anthem
Smart Flesh
69
critic score
(16)
78
user score
(3)
Apr 19
The Unthanks
Last
77
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(3)
Apr 25
Alessi's Ark
Time Travel
75
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(3)
Jul 4
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm
68
critic score
(9)
69
user score
(3)
Aug 5
Boy & Bear
Moonfire
53
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(3)
Aug 29
Ry Cooder
Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
89
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(3)
Sep 20
Lisa Hannigan
Passenger
75
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(3)
Sep 27
Fatoumata Diawara
Fatou
77
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(3)
Oct 25
Deer Tick
Divine Providence
65
critic score
(13)
63
user score
(3)
Jan 11
Broken Records
Let Me Come Home
63
critic score
(6)
80
user score
(2)
Feb 15
Arbouretum
The Gathering
60
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(2)
Mar 8
Alexi Murdoch
Towards the Sun
74
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(2)
May 2
The Leisure Society
Into The Murky Water
69
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(2)
May 10
The Felice Brothers
Celebration, Florida
70
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(2)
May 17
Sarah Jarosz
Follow Me Down
80
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(2)
May 24
Nat Baldwin
People Changes
79
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(2)
Jun 13
Emmy the Great
Virtue
70
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(2)
Jun 14
Vetiver
The Errant Charm
71
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(2)
Aug 29
Tom Morello / The Nightwatchman
World Wide Rebel Songs
57
critic score
(7)
45
user score
(2)
Sep 9
Katzenjammer
A Kiss Before You Go
70
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(2)
Jan 18
Daniel Martin Moore
In the Cool of the Day
62
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(1)
Jan 25
Amos Lee
Mission Bell
63
critic score
(6)
38
user score
(1)
Feb 18
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Cervantine
74
critic score
(9)
82
user score
(1)
Apr 12
Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah
73
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(1)
Apr 18
Sarabeth Tucek
Get Well Soon
76
critic score
(9)
60
user score
(1)
Jun 7
The Wooden Birds
Two Matchsticks
69
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(1)
Jul 5
Robert Ellis
Photographs
68
critic score
(4)
64
user score
(1)
Jul 12
William Elliott Whitmore
Field Songs
78
critic score
(5)
92
user score
(1)
Jul 26
Release the Sunbird
Come Back to Us
65
critic score
(4)
45
user score
(1)
Aug 15
Case Studies
The World Is Just a Shape to Fill the Night
68
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(1)
Aug 16
Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
58
critic score
(11)
57
user score
(1)
Sep 6
Peter Wolf Crier
Garden of Arms
64
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(1)
Oct 18
The Deep Dark Woods
The Place I Left Behind
70
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(1)
Nov 8
ARMS
Summer Skills
83
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(1)
Nov 21
Charlene Soraia
Moonchild
57
critic score
(3)
50
user score
(1)
Feb 8
Over the Rhine
The Long Surrender
81
critic score
(2)
Apr 12
Alexander Tucker
Dorwytch
60
critic score
(1)
May 3
Amanda Shires
Carrying Lightning
70
critic score
(1)
May 10
Ben Sollee
Inclusions
71
critic score
(6)
Jun 7
Jill Andrews
The Mirror
75
critic score
(2)
Aug 16
Gold Leaves
The Ornament
70
critic score
(3)
Sep 13
Glenn Jones
The Wanting
68
critic score
(5)
Sep 27
Young Man
Ideas of Distance
55
critic score
(1)
Oct 10
Jeffrey Lewis
A Turn In The Dream-Songs
74
critic score
(12)

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