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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of All Time

1. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark

Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
January 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

2. Paul Simon - Graceland

Paul Simon - Graceland
August 12, 1986
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

3. Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks
January 20, 1975
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

8. Cat Power - Moon Pix

Cat Power - Moon Pix
September 22, 1998
Critic Score
93
5 reviews

9. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen

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

10. Neil Young - After the Gold Rush

Neil Young - After the Gold Rush
September 19, 1970
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

11. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5, 2005
Critic Score
92
20 reviews

12. Jeff Buckley - Grace

Jeff Buckley - Grace
August 23, 1994
Critic Score
92
8 reviews

15. PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love

PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
February 28, 1995
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

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

17. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me

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

18. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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

19. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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

20. Elliott Smith - Either/Or

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

22. Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender

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

23. Bob Dylan - Modern Times

Bob Dylan - Modern Times
August 29, 2006
Critic Score
88
15 reviews

25. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

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