AOTY 2019

2019 Folk Album Releases

2019
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EP (6)
LP (86)
Genre
Ambient (65)
Art Pop (95)
Folk (95)
Hip Hop (374)
House (89)
Indie Pop (111)
Jazz (55)
K-Pop (87)
Metal (281)
Pop (149)
Pop Rap (81)
R&B (138)
Rock (412)
Trap Rap (148)
Feb 22
Julia Jacklin - Crushing
Julia Jacklin
Crushing
84
critic score
(26)
77
user score
(797)
Mar 8
Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs
Stella Donnelly
Beware of the Dogs
81
critic score
(22)
76
user score
(757)
May 3
Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
Big Thief
U.F.O.F.
83
critic score
(22)
78
user score
(741)
Jan 23
Better Oblivion Community Center - Better Oblivion Community Center
Better Oblivion Community Center
Better Oblivion Community Center
80
critic score
(23)
73
user score
(533)
Oct 11
Big Thief - Two Hands
Big Thief
Two Hands
86
critic score
(19)
78
user score
(527)
Sep 13
(Sandy) Alex G - House of Sugar
(Sandy) Alex G
House of Sugar
80
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(502)
Feb 8
Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
Jessica Pratt
Quiet Signs
77
critic score
(26)
75
user score
(459)
Apr 26
Aldous Harding - Designer
Aldous Harding
Designer
84
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(396)
May 31
Kishi Bashi - Omoiyari
Kishi Bashi
Omoiyari
78
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(296)
Feb 1
Beirut - Gallipoli
Beirut
Gallipoli
71
critic score
(21)
67
user score
(290)
Mar 22
Avey Tare - Cows on Hourglass Pond
Avey Tare
Cows on Hourglass Pond
78
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(267)
Mar 22
Andrew Bird - My Finest Work Yet
Andrew Bird
My Finest Work Yet
79
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(229)
Aug 30
Whitney - Forever Turned Around
Whitney
Forever Turned Around
71
critic score
(19)
72
user score
(201)
Apr 26
Kevin Morby - Oh My God
Kevin Morby
Oh My God
78
critic score
(17)
70
user score
(164)
Jan 11
Angelo De Augustine - Tomb
Angelo De Augustine
Tomb
75
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(161)
Jul 26
Florist - Emily Alone
Florist
Emily Alone
83
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(159)
Mar 1
Hand Habits - placeholder
Hand Habits
placeholder
78
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(145)
Mar 1
Sun Kil Moon - I Also Want to Die in New Orleans
Sun Kil Moon
I Also Want to Die in New Orleans
51
critic score
(3)
65
user score
(139)
Nov 8
Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom Pt. 2
Mount Eerie
Lost Wisdom Pt. 2
78
critic score
(14)
73
user score
(137)
Feb 8
Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere
Cass McCombs
Tip of the Sphere
75
critic score
(18)
72
user score
(128)
Jan 25
William Tyler - Goes West
William Tyler
Goes West
76
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(123)
Apr 26
The Mountain Goats - In League with Dragons
The Mountain Goats
In League with Dragons
74
critic score
(14)
66
user score
(119)
Mar 22
Lucy Rose - No Words Left
Lucy Rose
No Words Left
80
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(116)
Jan 18
Steve Gunn - The Unseen In Between
Steve Gunn
The Unseen In Between
75
critic score
(18)
72
user score
(107)
Apr 19
The Tallest Man On Earth - I Love You. It's A Fever Dream.
The Tallest Man On Earth
I Love You. It's A Fever Dream.
70
critic score
(6)
70
user score
(106)
Aug 16
Taylor Swift - Lover
Taylor Swift
Lover
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(103)
Jun 21
Bedouine - Bird Songs of a Killjoy
Bedouine
Bird Songs of a Killjoy
80
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(101)
Mar 29
Laura Stevenson - The Big Freeze
Laura Stevenson
The Big Freeze
80
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(90)
Jan 25
Sarah Louise - Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars
Sarah Louise
Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars
76
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(89)
Jan 18
Dodie - Human
Dodie
Human
72
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(88)
Feb 1
Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls
Tiny Ruins
Olympic Girls
73
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(81)
Oct 22
Weyes Blood - Rough Trade Session
Weyes Blood
Rough Trade Session
80
user score
(74)
Sep 13
The Lumineers - III
The Lumineers
III
78
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(71)
Jul 5
Jesca Hoop - STONECHILD
Jesca Hoop
STONECHILD
78
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(67)
Jan 25
Juan Wauters - La Onda de Juan Pablo
Juan Wauters
La Onda de Juan Pablo
78
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(65)
Mar 1
Yves Jarvis - The Same But By Different Means
Yves Jarvis
The Same But By Different Means
75
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(65)
Sep 13
Devendra Banhart - Ma
Devendra Banhart
Ma
73
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(55)
Apr 12
Glen Hansard - This Wild Willing
Glen Hansard
This Wild Willing
78
critic score
(5)
75
user score
(50)
Apr 12
Damien Jurado - In the Shape of a Storm
Damien Jurado
In the Shape of a Storm
78
critic score
(10)
68
user score
(44)
Jan 18
Julian Lynch - Rat's Spit
Julian Lynch
Rat's Spit
72
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(43)
Mar 1
Lomelda - M for Empathy
Lomelda
M for Empathy
73
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(43)
Aug 30
Joan Shelley - Like The River Loves The Sea
Joan Shelley
Like The River Loves The Sea
80
critic score
(8)
72
user score
(43)
Apr 5
Shana Cleveland - Night of the Worm Moon
Shana Cleveland
Night of the Worm Moon
80
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(42)
Apr 26
Billie Marten - Feeding Seahorses By Hand
Billie Marten
Feeding Seahorses By Hand
72
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(39)
Jan 5
Hollow Comet - Hollow Comet
Hollow Comet
Hollow Comet
66
user score
(36)
Aug 23
Shannon Lay - August
Shannon Lay
August
76
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(35)
Oct 18
Hovvdy - Heavy Lifter
Hovvdy
Heavy Lifter
75
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(35)
Aug 23
Modern Nature - How To Live
Modern Nature
How To Live
75
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(33)
Jan 4
Old Sea Brigade - Ode to a Friend
Old Sea Brigade
Ode to a Friend
60
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(31)
May 3
Rhiannon Giddens - There Is No Other (with Francesco Turrisi)
Rhiannon Giddens
There Is No Other (with Francesco Turrisi)
83
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(31)
May 17
The Head and The Heart - Living Mirage
The Head and The Heart
Living Mirage
57
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(31)
Apr 19
Field Medic - Fade Into the Dawn
Field Medic
Fade Into the Dawn
85
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(30)
Jun 7
Mariee Sioux - Grief in Exile
Mariee Sioux
Grief in Exile
85
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(30)
Aug 9
Tori Kelly - Inspired by True Events
Tori Kelly
Inspired by True Events
80
critic score
(1)
58
user score
(30)
Jan 25
Eerie Wanda - Pet Town
Eerie Wanda
Pet Town
73
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(29)
Oct 18
Common Holly - When I Say to You Black Lightning
Common Holly
When I Say to You Black Lightning
77
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(29)
Jun 14
Bad Books - III
Bad Books
III
79
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(28)
Feb 8
Michael Chapman - True North
Michael Chapman
True North
77
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(27)
Jan 11
Mree - The Middle
Mree
The Middle
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(26)
May 31
Juan Wauters - Introducing Juan Pablo
Juan Wauters
Introducing Juan Pablo
75
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(25)
Jan 18
Rome - Le Ceneri Di Heliodoro
Rome
Le Ceneri Di Heliodoro
80
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(24)
Aug 9
Fionn Regan - Cala
Fionn Regan
Cala
68
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(24)
Nov 15
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I Made A Place
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
I Made A Place
78
critic score
(12)
69
user score
(22)
Mar 22
Dean Lewis - A Place We Knew
Dean Lewis
A Place We Knew
70
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(21)
May 31
Christelle Bofale - Swim Team
Christelle Bofale
Swim Team
74
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(21)
May 10
Jackie Cohen - Zagg
Jackie Cohen
Zagg
70
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(18)
Jul 12
Joanna Sternberg - Then I Try Some More
Joanna Sternberg
Then I Try Some More
73
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(17)
Oct 4
Lightning Dust - Spectre
Lightning Dust
Spectre
77
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(17)
Nov 15
Arthur Russell - Iowa Dream
Arthur Russell
Iowa Dream
81
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(17)
Apr 12
Shovels & Rope - By Blood
Shovels & Rope
By Blood
73
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(16)
Jun 14
Claire Cronin - Big Dread Moon
Claire Cronin
Big Dread Moon
75
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(16)
Nov 1
Vetiver - Up On High
Vetiver
Up On High
73
critic score
(7)
69
user score
(16)
Feb 22
James Yorkston - The Route to the Harmonium
James Yorkston
The Route to the Harmonium
75
critic score
(7)
68
user score
(15)
Mar 29
Ohtis - Curve of Earth
Ohtis
Curve of Earth
77
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(15)
Apr 26
Daniel Norgren - Wooh Dang
Daniel Norgren
Wooh Dang
72
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(14)
Jun 28
Daughter Of Swords - Dawnbreaker
Daughter Of Swords
Dawnbreaker
68
critic score
(3)
65
user score
(14)
Jul 19
Jacob Collier - Djesse (Vol. 2)
Jacob Collier
Djesse (Vol. 2)
71
user score
(13)
Sep 20
The Berries - Berryland
The Berries
Berryland
90
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(13)
Oct 11
Mark Kozelek & Petra Haden - Joey Always Smiled
Mark Kozelek & Petra Haden
Joey Always Smiled
48
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(11)
Sep 13
The HU - The Gereg
The HU
The Gereg
79
user score
(10)
Oct 11
Bill Orcutt - Odds Against Tomorrow
Bill Orcutt
Odds Against Tomorrow
69
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(10)
Oct 25
Lankum - The Livelong Day
Lankum
The Livelong Day
90
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(9)
May 3
The Felice Brothers - Undress
The Felice Brothers
Undress
73
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(7)
Nov 12
Jeff Rosenstock & Laura Stevenson - Still Young
Jeff Rosenstock & Laura Stevenson
Still Young
75
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(5)
Nov 8
Andrew Bird - HARK!
Andrew Bird
HARK!
66
user score
(3)
Mar 1
Brìghde Chaimbeul - The Reeling
Brìghde Chaimbeul
The Reeling
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(2)
Jun 7
Bob Dylan - Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings
Bob Dylan
Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings
84
critic score
(7)
84
user score
(2)
Sep 6
Kendra Amalie - Intuition
Kendra Amalie
Intuition
80
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(2)
Oct 11
Andre Ethier - Croak In The Weeds
Andre Ethier
Croak In The Weeds
80
critic score
(1)
61
user score
(2)
Jan 18
Ally Kerr - Upgrade Me
Ally Kerr
Upgrade Me
73
user score
(1)
Apr 5
Evan Greer - she/her/they/them
Evan Greer
she/her/they/them
39
user score
(1)
Apr 30
Joana Terra - Vermelha
Joana Terra
Vermelha
70
user score
(1)

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