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The Best Folk Albums of the 2000s

2.

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

3.

Bob Dylan - Modern Times
August 29, 2006
Critic Score
89
16 reviews

4.

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

5.

Augie March - Strange Bird
October 14, 2002
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

7.

Songs: Ohia - Didn't It Rain
March 5, 2002
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

8.

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

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

13.

The Decemberists - Castaways and Cutouts
May 21, 2002
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

14.

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
85
24 reviews

15.

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

17.

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

18.

Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out of Season
October 28, 2002
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

19.

Iron & Wine - The Creek Drank The Cradle
September 24, 2002
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

20.

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

21.

Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway
November 4, 2003
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

23.

Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
84
21 reviews

24.

Califone - Quicksand / Cradlesnakes
March 18, 2003
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

25.

Iron & Wine - The Sea & The Rhythm
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
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