2011 Folk Album Releases

2011
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EP (6)
LP (103)
Genre
Ambient (23)
Art Pop (23)
Country (20)
Drone (19)
Dubstep (25)
Folk (111)
Hip Hop (118)
House (21)
Lo-Fi (23)
Metal (56)
Pop (75)
Punk (26)
R&B (19)
Rock (330)
Jun 21
Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver
84
critic score
(32)
86
user score
(822)
May 3
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
Fleet Foxes
Helplessness Blues
83
critic score
(34)
86
user score
(526)
Mar 8
Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
Kurt Vile
Smoke Ring for My Halo
77
critic score
(23)
82
user score
(166)
Aug 30
Beirut - The Rip Tide
Beirut
The Rip Tide
76
critic score
(23)
78
user score
(97)
Jan 18
The Decemberists - The King is Dead
The Decemberists
The King is Dead
73
critic score
(30)
73
user score
(72)
Sep 20
AJJ - Knife Man
AJJ
Knife Man
83
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(70)
Jan 25
Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
Iron & Wine
Kiss Each Other Clean
79
critic score
(32)
75
user score
(52)
Sep 13
Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know
Laura Marling
A Creature I Don't Know
82
critic score
(21)
79
user score
(52)
Apr 5
Bill Callahan - Apocalypse
Bill Callahan
Apocalypse
78
critic score
(16)
82
user score
(45)
Apr 5
Timber Timbre - Creep On Creepin' On
Timber Timbre
Creep On Creepin' On
74
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(31)
Apr 19
The Head and The Heart - The Head and The Heart
The Head and The Heart
The Head and The Heart
57
critic score
(13)
76
user score
(31)
Apr 26
Cass McCombs - WIT'S END
Cass McCombs
WIT'S END
71
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(31)
Dec 26
Taylor Swift - Safe & Sound
Taylor Swift
Safe & Sound
70
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(28)
Mar 15
Noah and The Whale - Last Night on Earth
Noah and The Whale
Last Night on Earth
66
critic score
(21)
66
user score
(24)
May 23
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - Diamond Mine
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins
Diamond Mine
85
critic score
(9)
82
user score
(24)
Jun 28
Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
Gillian Welch
The Harrow & The Harvest
85
critic score
(15)
82
user score
(24)
Jun 7
City and Colour - Little Hell
City and Colour
Little Hell
77
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(23)
Nov 15
The Dø - Both Ways Open Jaws
The Dø
Both Ways Open Jaws
79
critic score
(11)
81
user score
(22)
Feb 1
The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow
The Civil Wars
Barton Hollow
77
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(19)
Mar 15
The Dodos - No Color
The Dodos
No Color
75
critic score
(18)
75
user score
(19)
Apr 20
Daughter - His Young Heart
Daughter
His Young Heart
81
user score
(19)
May 13
Keaton Henson - Dear
Keaton Henson
Dear
75
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(18)
Jun 7
Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones
Frank Turner
England Keep My Bones
77
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(18)
Nov 1
Low Roar - Low Roar
Low Roar
Low Roar
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(18)
May 31
Eddie Vedder - Ukulele Songs
Eddie Vedder
Ukulele Songs
65
critic score
(15)
72
user score
(17)
Apr 12
Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
Paul Simon
So Beautiful or So What
83
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(15)
Jun 14
Marissa Nadler - Marissa Nadler
Marissa Nadler
Marissa Nadler
78
critic score
(14)
82
user score
(15)
Sep 13
Jonathan Wilson - Gentle Spirit
Jonathan Wilson
Gentle Spirit
70
critic score
(8)
81
user score
(15)
Jun 13
Fink - Perfect Darkness
Fink
Perfect Darkness
63
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(13)
Nov 8
Cass McCombs - Humor Risk
Cass McCombs
Humor Risk
73
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(12)
Jun 12
Ed Sheeran - The A Team
Ed Sheeran
The A Team
74
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(11)
Jul 12
The Middle East - I Want That You Are Always Happy
The Middle East
I Want That You Are Always Happy
63
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(9)
Aug 29
Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Ry Cooder
Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
90
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(8)
Oct 4
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Wolfroy Goes to Town
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Wolfroy Goes to Town
73
critic score
(13)
78
user score
(8)
Feb 28
Alexander - Alexander
Alexander
Alexander
64
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(7)
Mar 29
Josh T. Pearson - Last of the Country Gentlemen
Josh T. Pearson
Last of the Country Gentlemen
80
critic score
(17)
82
user score
(7)
Apr 5
Alela Diane - Alela Diane & Wild Divine
Alela Diane
Alela Diane & Wild Divine
70
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(7)
May 24
David Bazan - Strange Negotiations
David Bazan
Strange Negotiations
72
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(7)
Jun 7
Dawes - Nothing Is Wrong
Dawes
Nothing Is Wrong
72
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(7)
Jul 4
Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm
68
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(7)
Nov 1
The Decemberists - Long Live the King
The Decemberists
Long Live the King
64
critic score
(13)
69
user score
(7)
Nov 8
Laura Veirs - Tumble Bee
Laura Veirs
Tumble Bee
72
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(7)
Jan 11
Abigail Washburn - City of Refuge
Abigail Washburn
City of Refuge
77
critic score
(10)
80
user score
(6)
Apr 12
Little Scream - The Golden Record
Little Scream
The Golden Record
76
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(6)
Sep 13
A.A. Bondy - Believers
A.A. Bondy
Believers
80
critic score
(13)
83
user score
(6)
Sep 13
Blind Pilot - We Are the Tide
Blind Pilot
We Are the Tide
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(6)
Sep 27
Fatoumata Diawara - Fatou
Fatoumata Diawara
Fatou
78
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(6)
Feb 8
Jessica Lea Mayfield - Tell Me
Jessica Lea Mayfield
Tell Me
76
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(5)
May 17
Ben Harper - Give Till It's Gone
Ben Harper
Give Till It's Gone
65
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(5)
Aug 2
Fruit Bats - Tripper
Fruit Bats
Tripper
71
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(5)
Sep 13
Blitzen Trapper - American Goldwing
Blitzen Trapper
American Goldwing
65
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(5)
Feb 22
The Low Anthem - Smart Flesh
The Low Anthem
Smart Flesh
71
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(4)
Feb 22
The Cave Singers - No Witch
The Cave Singers
No Witch
68
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(4)
Feb 22
Six Organs of Admittance - Asleep on the Floodplain
Six Organs of Admittance
Asleep on the Floodplain
80
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(4)
Mar 7
Erland & The Carnival - Nightingale
Erland & The Carnival
Nightingale
69
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(4)
Aug 5
Boy & Bear - Moonfire
Boy & Bear
Moonfire
55
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(4)
Sep 20
Megafaun - Megafaun
Megafaun
Megafaun
80
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(4)
Oct 5
The Amazing - Gentle Stream
The Amazing
Gentle Stream
74
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(4)
Oct 25
Deer Tick - Divine Providence
Deer Tick
Divine Providence
66
critic score
(13)
61
user score
(4)
Jan 25
Seryn - This Is Where We Are
Seryn
This Is Where We Are
78
user score
(3)
Jan 25
Lia Ices - Grown Unknown
Lia Ices
Grown Unknown
71
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(3)
Mar 8
Alexi Murdoch - Towards the Sun
Alexi Murdoch
Towards the Sun
74
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(3)
Apr 19
The Unthanks - Last
The Unthanks
Last
78
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(3)
Apr 25
Alessi's Ark - Time Travel
Alessi's Ark
Time Travel
75
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(3)
Sep 20
Lisa Hannigan - Passenger
Lisa Hannigan
Passenger
75
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(3)
2011
Ed Sheeran - One Take EP
Ed Sheeran
One Take EP
55
user score
(2)
Jan 9
Ed Sheeran - No. 5 Collaborations Project
Ed Sheeran
No. 5 Collaborations Project
70
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(2)
Jan 11
Broken Records - Let Me Come Home
Broken Records
Let Me Come Home
62
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(2)
Jan 24
The Phoenix Foundation - Buffalo
The Phoenix Foundation
Buffalo
72
critic score
(8)
85
user score
(2)
Feb 15
Arbouretum - The Gathering
Arbouretum
The Gathering
65
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(2)
May 2
The Leisure Society - Into The Murky Water
The Leisure Society
Into The Murky Water
70
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(2)
May 10
The Felice Brothers - Celebration, Florida
The Felice Brothers
Celebration, Florida
71
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(2)
May 17
Sarah Jarosz - Follow Me Down
Sarah Jarosz
Follow Me Down
80
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(2)
May 24
Nat Baldwin - People Changes
Nat Baldwin
People Changes
80
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(2)
May 30
Tiny Ruins - Some Were Meant For Sea
Tiny Ruins
Some Were Meant For Sea
75
user score
(2)
Jun 7
Herman Düne - Strange Moosic
Herman Düne
Strange Moosic
67
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(2)
Jun 13
Emmy the Great - Virtue
Emmy the Great
Virtue
76
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(2)
Jun 14
Vetiver - The Errant Charm
Vetiver
The Errant Charm
72
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(2)
Jul 5
Robert Ellis - Photographs
Robert Ellis
Photographs
68
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(2)
Jul 26
Release the Sunbird - Come Back to Us
Release the Sunbird
Come Back to Us
67
critic score
(4)
45
user score
(2)
Aug 8
Fionn Regan - 100 Acres of Sycamore
Fionn Regan
100 Acres of Sycamore
65
critic score
(12)
73
user score
(2)
Aug 29
Tom Morello / The Nightwatchman - World Wide Rebel Songs
Tom Morello / The Nightwatchman
World Wide Rebel Songs
61
critic score
(7)
45
user score
(2)
Sep 18
Ed Sheeran - Thank You
Ed Sheeran
Thank You
60
user score
(2)
Jan 18
Daniel Martin Moore - In the Cool of the Day
Daniel Martin Moore
In the Cool of the Day
57
critic score
(10)
80
user score
(1)
Jan 25
Amos Lee - Mission Bell
Amos Lee
Mission Bell
61
critic score
(6)
38
user score
(1)
Feb 18
A Hawk and a Hacksaw - Cervantine
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Cervantine
74
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(1)
Mar 4
Tiê - A Coruja e o Coração
Tiê
A Coruja e o Coração
76
user score
(1)
Apr 12
Mount Moriah - Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah
71
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(1)
Jun 7
The Wooden Birds - Two Matchsticks
The Wooden Birds
Two Matchsticks
68
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(1)
Jul 12
William Elliott Whitmore - Field Songs
William Elliott Whitmore
Field Songs
80
critic score
(5)
98
user score
(1)
Aug 15
Case Studies - The World Is Just a Shape to Fill the Night
Case Studies
The World Is Just a Shape to Fill the Night
66
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(1)
Sep 6
Peter Wolf Crier - Garden of Arms
Peter Wolf Crier
Garden of Arms
63
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(1)
Sep 13
Glenn Jones - The Wanting
Glenn Jones
The Wanting
68
critic score
(5)
55
user score
(1)
Oct 18
The Deep Dark Woods - The Place I Left Behind
The Deep Dark Woods
The Place I Left Behind
70
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(1)
Nov 8
ARMS - Summer Skills
ARMS
Summer Skills
80
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(1)
Feb 8
Over the Rhine - The Long Surrender
Over the Rhine
The Long Surrender
81
critic score
(2)
Apr 12
Alexander Tucker - Dorwytch
Alexander Tucker
Dorwytch
60
critic score
(1)
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