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The Best Indie Folk Albums of 2012

1. Meursault - Something for the Weakened

Meursault - Something for the Weakened
July 16, 2012
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

2. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon

Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
82
17 reviews

3. Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
81
31 reviews

4. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp

Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
79
27 reviews

5. Father John Misty - Fear Fun

Father John Misty - Fear Fun
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
79
20 reviews

6. Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile

Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

7. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home

Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

8. First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar

First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
75
21 reviews

9. Bowerbirds - The Clearing

Bowerbirds - The Clearing
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
75
20 reviews

10. John K. Samson - Provincial

John K. Samson - Provincial
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

11. Choir of Young Believers - Rhine Gold

Choir of Young Believers - Rhine Gold
April 10, 2012
Critic Score
74
13 reviews

12. Lucy Rose - Like I Used To

Lucy Rose - Like I Used To
September 24, 2012
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

14. Marissa Nadler - The Sister

Marissa Nadler - The Sister
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
70
15 reviews

15. Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - E Volo Love

Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - E Volo Love
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

16. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
68
16 reviews

17. Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory

Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
68
10 reviews

18. Dry The River - Shallow Bed

Dry The River - Shallow Bed
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

19. Poor Moon - Illusion

Poor Moon - Illusion
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
63
8 reviews

20. Poor Moon - Poor Moon

Poor Moon - Poor Moon
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
60
7 reviews

21. Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It

Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It
March 12, 2012
Critic Score
59
7 reviews

22. Husky - Forever So

Husky - Forever So
July 10, 2012
Critic Score
58
12 reviews

23. Good Old War - Come Back as Rain

Good Old War - Come Back as Rain
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
57
6 reviews
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