2012 Folk Album Releases

2012
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Aug 28
Swans - The Seer
Swans
The Seer
86
critic score
(34)
88
user score
(1,600)
Sep 18
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Grizzly Bear
Shields
80
critic score
(39)
82
user score
(666)
May 1
Father John Misty - Fear Fun
Father John Misty
Fear Fun
78
critic score
(23)
77
user score
(649)
May 22
Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon
81
critic score
(19)
79
user score
(280)
Sep 25
Mumford & Sons - Babel
Mumford & Sons
Babel
57
critic score
(34)
59
user score
(275)
Feb 7
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Sharon Van Etten
Tramp
81
critic score
(34)
79
user score
(241)
Sep 4
Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
Angel Olsen
Half Way Home
77
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(233)
Apr 3
The Lumineers - The Lumineers
The Lumineers
The Lumineers
69
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(210)
Apr 3
Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
Ben Howard
Every Kingdom
72
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(161)
Sep 11
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan
Tempest
84
critic score
(33)
73
user score
(159)
Jan 24
First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
First Aid Kit
The Lion's Roar
75
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(134)
Jun 12
The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
The Tallest Man On Earth
There's No Leaving Now
73
critic score
(21)
78
user score
(125)
Oct 1
Taylor Swift - Begin Again
Taylor Swift
Begin Again
91
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(88)
Oct 16
Chelsea Wolfe - Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
Chelsea Wolfe
Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
75
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(82)
May 29
Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves
Sun Kil Moon
Among The Leaves
71
critic score
(18)
69
user score
(81)
Feb 24
Passenger - All the Little Lights
Passenger
All the Little Lights
82
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(63)
Oct 9
Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams
70
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(59)
Mar 27
Half Moon Run - Dark Eyes
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes
74
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(58)
Apr 24
Mukimukimanmansu - 2012
Mukimukimanmansu
2012
74
user score
(51)
Feb 28
Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
Anaïs Mitchell
Young Man in America
84
critic score
(12)
82
user score
(46)
Jan 12
Waxahatchee - American Weekend
Waxahatchee
American Weekend
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(43)
Mar 20
Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour / Golden Mile
78
critic score
(16)
78
user score
(41)
Mar 20
Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs
77
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(39)
Aug 21
Bill Fay - Life Is People
Bill Fay
Life Is People
82
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(36)
Sep 24
Lucy Rose - Like I Used To
Lucy Rose
Like I Used To
74
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(35)
Nov 13
Sufjan Stevens - Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Volumes 6-10
Sufjan Stevens
Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Volumes 6-10
75
critic score
(17)
80
user score
(34)
Jun 5
Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Americana
68
critic score
(26)
67
user score
(32)
Feb 21
Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa
78
critic score
(18)
75
user score
(29)
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May 7
Flatsound - Sleep
Flatsound
Sleep
74
user score
(29)
May 29
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Here
68
critic score
(16)
67
user score
(28)
Mar 6
Bon Iver - Towers
Bon Iver
Towers
50
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(26)
Oct 9
Bad Books - II
Bad Books
II
75
user score
(26)
May 1
Rufus Wainwright - Out of the Game
Rufus Wainwright
Out of the Game
72
critic score
(24)
70
user score
(24)
Sep 11
The Avett Brothers - The Carpenter
The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter
70
critic score
(12)
83
user score
(24)
Jun 5
Brandi Carlile - Bear Creek
Brandi Carlile
Bear Creek
80
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(23)
Feb 14
Shearwater - Animal Joy
Shearwater
Animal Joy
75
critic score
(26)
75
user score
(22)
Mar 6
Bowerbirds - The Clearing
Bowerbirds
The Clearing
75
critic score
(21)
76
user score
(22)
May 29
Marissa Nadler - The Sister
Marissa Nadler
The Sister
70
critic score
(15)
73
user score
(22)
Nov 19
Phillip Phillips - The World from the Side of the Moon
Phillip Phillips
The World from the Side of the Moon
59
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(21)
Apr 17
Dry The River - Shallow Bed
Dry The River
Shallow Bed
67
critic score
(14)
74
user score
(20)
Apr 13
Comus - Out of the Coma
Comus
Out of the Coma
80
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(19)
Oct 30
Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
Andrew Bird
Hands of Glory
68
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(19)
Jan 16
Matt Elliott - The Broken Man
Matt Elliott
The Broken Man
77
user score
(18)
Jul 17
Milo Greene - Milo Greene
Milo Greene
Milo Greene
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(17)
Nov 12
The Staves - Dead & Born & Grown
The Staves
Dead & Born & Grown
76
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(17)
Apr 10
M. Ward - A Wasteland Companion
M. Ward
A Wasteland Companion
70
critic score
(29)
69
user score
(16)
Jul 10
Family of the Year - Loma Vista
Family of the Year
Loma Vista
64
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(16)
Oct 16
A Fine Frenzy - Pines
A Fine Frenzy
Pines
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(15)
Nov 13
Sufjan Stevens - Silver & Gold
Sufjan Stevens
Silver & Gold
74
user score
(15)
Jan 24
Laura Gibson - La Grande
Laura Gibson
La Grande
74
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(14)
2012
May Jailer - Sirens
May Jailer
Sirens
74
user score
(12)
Apr 30
Mystery Jets - Radlands
Mystery Jets
Radlands
66
critic score
(17)
70
user score
(12)
Jan 2
Orchestre El Gusto - El Gusto
Orchestre El Gusto
El Gusto
63
user score
(10)
Apr 10
Choir of Young Believers - Rhine Gold
Choir of Young Believers
Rhine Gold
74
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(10)
Sep 11
Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
Neil Halstead
Palindrome Hunches
74
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(10)
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