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The Best Indie Folk Albums of All Time

1.

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24, 2017
Critic Score
91
18 reviews

2.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Critic Score
90
43 reviews

3.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell Live
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

4.

Elliott Smith - Either/Or
February 25, 1997
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

5.

Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

6.

Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
June 18, 2020
Critic Score
87
39 reviews

7.

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
87
40 reviews

8.

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
86
23 reviews

10.

Cat Power - You Are Free
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

11.

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26, 2009
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

12.

Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Critic Score
86
25 reviews

13.

Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
86
9 reviews

14.

Big Thief - Two Hands
October 11, 2019
Critic Score
85
22 reviews

15.

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
April 8, 2008
Critic Score
85
9 reviews

17.

The Microphones - Microphones in 2020
August 7, 2020
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

18.

Mount Eerie - (after)
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

19.

The Decemberists - Picaresque
March 22, 2005
Critic Score
85
15 reviews

20.

Julia Jacklin - Crushing
February 22, 2019
Critic Score
84
30 reviews

21.

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
July 8, 2007
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

22.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See a Darkness
January 19, 1999
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

23.

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Critic Score
84
35 reviews

24.

Fleet Foxes - First Collection: 2006-2009
November 9, 2018
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

25.

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
84
28 reviews
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