AOTY 2019
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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of the 2010s

2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
October 4, 2019
Critic Score
92
30 reviews

3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
90
30 reviews

4. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24, 2017
Critic Score
90
17 reviews

5. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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

6. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
89
34 reviews

8. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
88
23 reviews

9. Joanna Newsom - Divers

Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
88
36 reviews

10. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
June 19, 2012
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

11. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
87
37 reviews

14. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains

Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
July 12, 2019
Critic Score
86
16 reviews

15. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

16. Richard Dawson - 2020

Richard Dawson - 2020
October 11, 2019
Critic Score
86
13 reviews

17. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
May 27, 2014
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

18. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
May 27, 2013
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

19. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

20. Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky

Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
May 14, 2013
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

21. Mount Eerie - (after)

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

22. Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

23. Patty Griffin - American Kid

Patty Griffin - American Kid
May 7, 2013
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

24. Sun Kil Moon - Benji

Sun Kil Moon - Benji
February 11, 2014
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

25. TORRES - Torres

TORRES - Torres
January 22, 2013
Critic Score
84
10 reviews
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