2017 Folk Album Releases

2017
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Type
EP (3)
LP (82)
Single (3)
Genre
Ambient (87)
Art Pop (131)
Folk (95)
Hip Hop (323)
Indie Pop (123)
Jazz (53)
K-Pop (53)
Metal (192)
Pop (135)
R&B (119)
Rock (454)
Soul (47)
Mar 24
Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
Mount Eerie
A Crow Looked at Me
90
critic score
(17)
84
user score
(619)
Jun 16
Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up
Fleet Foxes
Crack-Up
80
critic score
(32)
82
user score
(495)
Mar 10
Laura Marling - Semper Femina
Laura Marling
Semper Femina
82
critic score
(31)
77
user score
(298)
Jan 27
Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
Julie Byrne
Not Even Happiness
80
critic score
(18)
76
user score
(279)
Apr 28
Feist - Pleasure
Feist
Pleasure
79
critic score
(30)
77
user score
(250)
May 19
(Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
(Sandy) Alex G
Rocket
76
critic score
(23)
77
user score
(241)
Oct 27
Julien Baker - Turn Out the Lights
Julien Baker
Turn Out the Lights
82
critic score
(25)
77
user score
(218)
Feb 10
Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
Jesca Hoop
Memories Are Now
82
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(215)
Oct 13
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
Lotta Sea Lice
80
critic score
(29)
75
user score
(210)
Jun 16
Kevin Morby - City Music
Kevin Morby
City Music
79
critic score
(18)
79
user score
(153)
Jun 2
Richard Dawson - Peasant
Richard Dawson
Peasant
85
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(144)
Feb 17
Sun Kil Moon - Common As Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood
Sun Kil Moon
Common As Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood
64
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(136)
Sep 22
Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps
Phoebe Bridgers
Stranger in the Alps
81
critic score
(15)
78
user score
(134)
Mar 10
Hurray For The Riff Raff - The Navigator
Hurray For The Riff Raff
The Navigator
81
critic score
(18)
78
user score
(132)
May 19
Aldous Harding - Party
Aldous Harding
Party
80
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(129)
May 19
The Mountain Goats - Goths
The Mountain Goats
Goths
77
critic score
(23)
76
user score
(116)
Nov 10
Angel Olsen - Phases
Angel Olsen
Phases
78
critic score
(17)
74
user score
(109)
Aug 25
Iron & Wine - Beast Epic
Iron & Wine
Beast Epic
74
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(75)
Jul 14
Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts
Offa Rex
The Queen of Hearts
84
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(68)
Mar 31
Aimee Mann - Mental Illness
Aimee Mann
Mental Illness
78
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(66)
Apr 28
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell Live
Sufjan Stevens
Carrie & Lowell Live
88
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(66)
May 5
Natalia Lafourcade - Musas
Natalia Lafourcade
Musas
81
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(63)
Jun 23
Bedouine - Bedouine
Bedouine
Bedouine
82
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(61)
Feb 17
Molly Burch - Please Be Mine
Molly Burch
Please Be Mine
67
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(54)
Mar 3
Nadia Reid - Preservation
Nadia Reid
Preservation
77
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(53)
Oct 6
The Weather Station - The Weather Station
The Weather Station
The Weather Station
84
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(51)
Jan 27
Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood - Myths 002
Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood
Myths 002
68
critic score
(4)
66
user score
(50)
Jul 7
This Is The Kit - Moonshine Freeze
This Is The Kit
Moonshine Freeze
76
critic score
(18)
76
user score
(49)
Jul 21
Avey Tare - Eucalyptus
Avey Tare
Eucalyptus
67
critic score
(18)
72
user score
(48)
Oct 20
Circuit Des Yeux - Reaching for Indigo
Circuit Des Yeux
Reaching for Indigo
83
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(45)
Sep 1
Jake Bugg - Hearts That Strain
Jake Bugg
Hearts That Strain
60
critic score
(6)
56
user score
(44)
Sep 8
Neil Young - Hitchhiker
Neil Young
Hitchhiker
82
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(44)
Feb 24
Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway
Rhiannon Giddens
Freedom Highway
81
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(43)
Oct 13
Robert Plant - Carry Fire
Robert Plant
Carry Fire
83
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(39)
May 2
Harry Styles - Sweet Creature
Harry Styles
Sweet Creature
64
user score
(30)
Sep 15
Angus & Julia Stone - Snow
Angus & Julia Stone
Snow
65
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(30)
Mar 17
Milky Chance - Blossom
Milky Chance
Blossom
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(26)
Feb 24
Six Organs of Admittance - Burning the Threshold
Six Organs of Admittance
Burning the Threshold
80
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(23)
Apr 21
Tara Jane O'Neil - Tara Jane O'Neil
Tara Jane O'Neil
Tara Jane O'Neil
76
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(21)
Sep 29
Florist - If Blue Could Be Happiness
Florist
If Blue Could Be Happiness
77
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(18)
Nov 17
OCS - Memory of a Cut Off Head
OCS
Memory of a Cut Off Head
71
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(18)
Sep 22
Linda Perhacs - I’m a Harmony
Linda Perhacs
I’m a Harmony
75
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(17)
Apr 7
Karen Elson - Double Roses
Karen Elson
Double Roses
71
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(16)
Jun 23
Jeff Tweedy - Together at Last
Jeff Tweedy
Together at Last
69
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(16)
Feb 3
Duke Garwood - Garden of Ashes
Duke Garwood
Garden of Ashes
75
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(14)
Jan 27
Charlie Cunningham - Lines
Charlie Cunningham
Lines
70
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(13)
Apr 14
Fionn Regan - The Meetings of the Waters
Fionn Regan
The Meetings of the Waters
70
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(13)
May 12
Colter Wall - Colter Wall
Colter Wall
Colter Wall
73
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(13)
Jul 7
The Last Dinosaur - The Nothing
The Last Dinosaur
The Nothing
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(13)
Jun 30
James Elkington - Wintres Woma
James Elkington
Wintres Woma
78
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(12)
Sep 8
Nick Mulvey - Wake Up Now
Nick Mulvey
Wake Up Now
80
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(12)
Oct 13
The Barr Brothers - Queens of the Breakers
The Barr Brothers
Queens of the Breakers
78
critic score
(5)
78
user score
(12)
May 26
Sam Amidon - The Following Mountain
Sam Amidon
The Following Mountain
71
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(11)
Jun 9
The Secret Sisters - You Don't Own Me Anymore
The Secret Sisters
You Don't Own Me Anymore
80
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(11)
Oct 6
Kele Okereke - Fatherland
Kele Okereke
Fatherland
62
critic score
(12)
55
user score
(11)
Jan 20
Tim Cohen - Luck Man
Tim Cohen
Luck Man
68
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(10)
Jan 20
Michael Chapman - 50
Michael Chapman
50
79
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(10)
Feb 27
Meursault - I Will Kill Again
Meursault
I Will Kill Again
85
critic score
(2)
64
user score
(10)
Nov 3
Anna St. Louis - First Songs
Anna St. Louis
First Songs
69
user score
(10)
Mar 31
Jake Xerxes Fussell - What In The Natural World
Jake Xerxes Fussell
What In The Natural World
84
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(9)
Feb 24
Entrance - Book of Changes
Entrance
Book of Changes
71
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(8)
Aug 18
Kacy & Clayton - The Siren's Song
Kacy & Clayton
The Siren's Song
80
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(8)
Sep 22
Shannon Lay - Living Water
Shannon Lay
Living Water
78
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(8)
Dec 1
Neil Young & Promise of the Real - The Visitor
Neil Young & Promise of the Real
The Visitor
66
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(8)
Aug 25
Angelo De Augustine - Swim Inside the Moon
Angelo De Augustine
Swim Inside the Moon
74
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(7)
Sep 15
Yusuf - The Laughing Apple
Yusuf
The Laughing Apple
78
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(7)
Jan 27
Dead Man Winter - Furnace
Dead Man Winter
Furnace
81
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(6)
Feb 17
Tall Tall Trees - Freedays
Tall Tall Trees
Freedays
77
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(6)
May 5
Wooden Wand - Clipper Ship
Wooden Wand
Clipper Ship
72
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(6)
May 19
Daniel Romano - Modern Pressure
Daniel Romano
Modern Pressure
73
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(6)
Oct 27
Gord Downie - Introduce Yerself
Gord Downie
Introduce Yerself
81
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(6)
Jun 2
Dispatch - America, Location 12
Dispatch
America, Location 12
75
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(5)
Jun 9
Kronos Quartet - Folk Songs
Kronos Quartet
Folk Songs
75
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(5)
Jul 7
Mike Cooper - Raft
Mike Cooper
Raft
76
critic score
(3)
67
user score
(5)
May 5
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Best Troubador
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Best Troubador
77
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(4)
Jun 16
House and Land - House and Land
House and Land
House and Land
78
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(4)
Sep 8
David Ramirez - We’re Not Going Anywhere
David Ramirez
We’re Not Going Anywhere
75
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(4)
Nov 17
Sharon Van Etten - (It Was) Because I Was In Love
Sharon Van Etten
(It Was) Because I Was In Love
76
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(4)
Nov 24
The Staves & yMusic - The Way Is Read
The Staves & yMusic
The Way Is Read
70
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(4)
Feb 17
Frontier Ruckus - Enter the Kingdom
Frontier Ruckus
Enter the Kingdom
75
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(3)
Mar 10
Pieta Brown - Postcards
Pieta Brown
Postcards
73
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(3)
May 26
Crescent - Resin Pockets
Crescent
Resin Pockets
70
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(3)
Jul 14
John Murry - A Short History of Decay
John Murry
A Short History of Decay
70
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(3)
Feb 17
Holly Throsby - After a Time
Holly Throsby
After a Time
74
user score
(2)
Oct 27
Lankum - Between the Earth and Sky
Lankum
Between the Earth and Sky
100
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(2)
Nov 30
Tuyo - Pra Doer
Tuyo
Pra Doer
78
user score
(2)
Mar 24
The Cairo Gang - Untouchable
The Cairo Gang
Untouchable
78
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(1)
Aug 18
Tiê - Amuleto
Tiê
Amuleto
82
user score
(1)
Nov 17
Lau Nau - Poseidon
Lau Nau
Poseidon
67
user score
(1)
May 12
Will Stratton - Rosewood Almanac
Will Stratton
Rosewood Almanac
73
critic score
(4)

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