2015 Folk Album Releases

2015
+ Filter
Type
EP (5)
LP (86)
Genre
Ambient (50)
Art Pop (72)
Country (36)
Folk (96)
Hip Hop (213)
House (48)
Metal (120)
Pop (123)
R&B (85)
Rock (377)
Soul (38)
Mar 31
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie & Lowell
89
critic score
(37)
88
user score
(1416)
Feb 10
Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
Father John Misty
I Love You, Honeybear
88
critic score
(34)
84
user score
(1029)
Oct 23
Joanna Newsom - Divers
Joanna Newsom
Divers
88
critic score
(36)
84
user score
(349)
Sep 25
Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down
Kurt Vile
b'lieve i'm goin down
76
critic score
(30)
78
user score
(307)
Mar 23
Laura Marling - Short Movie
Laura Marling
Short Movie
81
critic score
(28)
77
user score
(169)
Jan 27
Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again
Jessica Pratt
On Your Own Love Again
77
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(132)
Feb 3
Mount Eerie - Sauna
Mount Eerie
Sauna
74
critic score
(15)
73
user score
(121)
Jan 20
The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
The Decemberists
What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
73
critic score
(26)
70
user score
(120)
Sep 11
Beirut - No No No
Beirut
No No No
64
critic score
(19)
68
user score
(115)
May 12
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home
The Tallest Man On Earth
Dark Bird Is Home
71
critic score
(22)
74
user score
(106)
Apr 7
The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ
The Mountain Goats
Beat the Champ
74
critic score
(20)
73
user score
(94)
Mar 3
Lady Lamb - After
Lady Lamb
After
79
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(86)
Feb 17
José González - Vestiges & Claws
José González
Vestiges & Claws
70
critic score
(21)
72
user score
(71)
Jun 9
Sharon Van Etten - I Don't Want To Let You Down
Sharon Van Etten
I Don't Want To Let You Down
79
critic score
(13)
76
user score
(68)
Mar 23
James Bay - Chaos and the Calm
James Bay
Chaos and the Calm
55
critic score
(6)
63
user score
(66)
Mar 31
Ryley Walker - Primrose Green
Ryley Walker
Primrose Green
80
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(51)
Oct 9
Nicole Dollanganger - Natural Born Losers
Nicole Dollanganger
Natural Born Losers
70
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(46)
Feb 16
Marika Hackman - We Slept At Last
Marika Hackman
We Slept At Last
79
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(44)
Apr 7
Lord Huron - Strange Trails
Lord Huron
Strange Trails
70
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(44)
Apr 14
Villagers - Darling Arithmetic
Villagers
Darling Arithmetic
72
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(38)
Mar 23
The Staves - If I Was
The Staves
If I Was
77
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(36)
Feb 17
The Amazing - Picture You
The Amazing
Picture You
75
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(30)
Nov 6
Bill Ryder-Jones - West Kirby County Primary
Bill Ryder-Jones
West Kirby County Primary
76
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(25)
Feb 3
Andy Shauf - The Bearer of Bad News
Andy Shauf
The Bearer of Bad News
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(22)
Jun 2
Dawes - All Your Favorite Bands
Dawes
All Your Favorite Bands
64
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(22)
Feb 10
Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn
Rhiannon Giddens
Tomorrow Is My Turn
84
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(21)
May 12
The Weather Station - Loyalty
The Weather Station
Loyalty
82
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(21)
Aug 7
Frank Turner - Positive Songs for Negative People
Frank Turner
Positive Songs for Negative People
68
critic score
(14)
70
user score
(21)
Mar 17
Houndmouth - Little Neon Limelight
Houndmouth
Little Neon Limelight
72
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(19)
Feb 9
The Unthanks - Mount the Air
The Unthanks
Mount the Air
82
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(18)
Mar 3
Brandi Carlile - The Firewatcher's Daughter
Brandi Carlile
The Firewatcher's Daughter
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(18)
Jun 15
Flo Morrissey - Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful
Flo Morrissey
Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful
65
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(18)
Sep 18
CocoRosie - Heartache City
CocoRosie
Heartache City
67
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(17)
Jan 20
Amen Dunes - Cowboy Worship
Amen Dunes
Cowboy Worship
68
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(16)
Apr 7
Fred Thomas - All Are Saved
Fred Thomas
All Are Saved
82
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(16)
Jul 17
Iron and Wine & Ben Bridwell - Sing Into My Mouth
Iron and Wine & Ben Bridwell
Sing Into My Mouth
64
critic score
(13)
66
user score
(14)
Sep 18
Glen Hansard - Didn't He Ramble
Glen Hansard
Didn't He Ramble
73
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(14)
Dec 11
Kurt Vile & Steve Gunn - Parallelogram
Kurt Vile & Steve Gunn
Parallelogram
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(14)
Mar 10
Yowler - The Offer
Yowler
The Offer
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(13)
Jun 29
Neil Young & Promise of the Real - The Monsanto Years
Neil Young & Promise of the Real
The Monsanto Years
64
critic score
(19)
62
user score
(13)
Feb 24
Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers - Seasonal Hire
Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers
Seasonal Hire
75
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(12)
Apr 14
Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart - Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart
Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart
Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart
69
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(12)
Oct 22
Stara Rzeka - Zamknęły się oczy ziemi
Stara Rzeka
Zamknęły się oczy ziemi
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(12)
Jan 27
The Lone Bellow - Then Came The Morning
The Lone Bellow
Then Came The Morning
69
critic score
(5)
65
user score
(11)
Mar 16
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - The Most Important Place In The World
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat
The Most Important Place In The World
84
critic score
(5)
80
user score
(11)
Sep 11
Phil Cook - Southland Mission
Phil Cook
Southland Mission
74
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(11)
Nov 16
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks [Reissue]
Van Morrison
Astral Weeks [Reissue]
97
critic score
(7)
93
user score
(11)
Apr 21
Great Lake Swimmers - A Forest of Arms
Great Lake Swimmers
A Forest of Arms
61
critic score
(6)
69
user score
(10)
Apr 28
The Weepies - Sirens
The Weepies
Sirens
77
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(10)
Jul 7
Lucy Rose - Work It Out
Lucy Rose
Work It Out
62
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(10)
Oct 9
Saintseneca - Such Things
Saintseneca
Such Things
78
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(10)
Oct 16
Josh Ritter - Sermon on the Rocks
Josh Ritter
Sermon on the Rocks
70
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(10)
Apr 28
Peter Broderick - Colours of the Night
Peter Broderick
Colours of the Night
76
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(9)
Sep 25
Patty Griffin - Servant of Love
Patty Griffin
Servant of Love
81
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(9)
May 19
The Milk Carton Kids - Monterey
The Milk Carton Kids
Monterey
66
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(8)
Aug 28
The Paper Kites - twelvefour
The Paper Kites
twelvefour
69
user score
(8)
Sep 4
Joan Shelley - Over and Even
Joan Shelley
Over and Even
79
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(8)
Oct 9
Little May - For The Company
Little May
For The Company
67
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(8)
Jan 20
The Waterboys - Modern Blues
The Waterboys
Modern Blues
60
critic score
(4)
65
user score
(7)
Apr 13
Stornoway - Bonxie
Stornoway
Bonxie
79
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(7)
May 12
William Fitzsimmons - Pittsburgh
William Fitzsimmons
Pittsburgh
60
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(7)
Jun 23
Meg Baird - Don't Weigh Down the Light
Meg Baird
Don't Weigh Down the Light
76
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(7)
Jun 23
Richard Thompson - Still
Richard Thompson
Still
78
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(7)
Jun 29
Trembling Bells - The Sovereign Self
Trembling Bells
The Sovereign Self
79
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(7)
Sep 4
Jerusalem In My Heart - If He Dies, If If If If If If
Jerusalem In My Heart
If He Dies, If If If If If If
78
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(7)
Oct 2
Blitzen Trapper - All Across This Land
Blitzen Trapper
All Across This Land
68
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(7)
May 12
Juan Wauters - Who Me?
Juan Wauters
Who Me?
65
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(6)
Sep 16
Nadia Reid - Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs
Nadia Reid
Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs
77
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(6)
Jan 20
Elephant Micah - Where In Our Woods
Elephant Micah
Where In Our Woods
78
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(5)
Feb 3
Boduf Songs - Stench of Exist
Boduf Songs
Stench of Exist
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(5)
Feb 9
Duke Garwood - Heavy Love
Duke Garwood
Heavy Love
75
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(5)
Mar 3
Joanne Robertson - Black Moon Days
Joanne Robertson
Black Moon Days
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(5)
May 11
Lone Wolf - Lodge
Lone Wolf
Lodge
85
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(5)
Jun 16
Sam Lee & Friends - The Fade In Time
Sam Lee & Friends
The Fade In Time
93
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(5)
Jul 17
Samantha Crain - Under Branch & Thorn & Tree
Samantha Crain
Under Branch & Thorn & Tree
72
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(5)
Jan 13
Robin Bacior - Water Dreams
Robin Bacior
Water Dreams
78
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(4)
Jun 30
Good Old War - Broken Into Better Shape
Good Old War
Broken Into Better Shape
65
critic score
(2)
56
user score
(4)
Oct 23
Eskimeaux - Two Mountains
Eskimeaux
Two Mountains
54
user score
(4)
Nov 16
Księżyc - Rabbit Eclipse
Księżyc
Rabbit Eclipse
86
user score
(4)
Jan 26
Alasdair Roberts - Alasdair Roberts
Alasdair Roberts
Alasdair Roberts
78
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(3)
Feb 24
Elvis Perkins - I Aubade
Elvis Perkins
I Aubade
65
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(3)
Feb 24
Eartheater - Metalepsis
Eartheater
Metalepsis
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(3)
Mar 2
Black Yaya - Black Yaya
Black Yaya
Black Yaya
60
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(3)
Mar 10
ANAMAI - Sallows
ANAMAI
Sallows
75
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(3)
May 12
Buffy Sainte-Marie - Power in the Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Power in the Blood
80
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(3)
Mar 17
James Blackshaw - Summoning Suns
James Blackshaw
Summoning Suns
83
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(2)
May 26
Little Wings - Explains
Little Wings
Explains
68
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(2)
Mar 2
Fairport Convention - Myths & Heroes
Fairport Convention
Myths & Heroes
65
critic score
(2)
48
user score
(1)
Mar 24
Ilyas Ahmed - I Am All Your Own
Ilyas Ahmed
I Am All Your Own
64
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(1)
Apr 28
Olivia Chaney - The Longest River
Olivia Chaney
The Longest River
83
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(1)
Jan 20
Norman Blake - Wood, Wire & Words
Norman Blake
Wood, Wire & Words
75
critic score
(2)

March Playlist
AOTY Discord
Forums
Vinyl Me, Please