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The Best Folk Albums of 2008

2. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

3. Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
April 8, 2008
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

4. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista

Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista
July 22, 2008
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

5. Shugo Tokumaru - Exit

Shugo Tokumaru - Exit
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

6. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light
May 20, 2008
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

7. Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me

Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me
October 28, 2008
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

8. The Music Tapes - Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

The Music Tapes - Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

9. The Dø - A Mouthful

The Dø - A Mouthful
January 14, 2008
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

10. The Dodos - Visiter

The Dodos - Visiter
March 18, 2008
Critic Score
79
16 reviews

11. Shearwater - Rook

Shearwater - Rook
June 3, 2008
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

12. Horse Feathers - House With No Home

Horse Feathers - House With No Home
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

13. Johnny Flynn - A Larum

Johnny Flynn - A Larum
July 29, 2008
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

14. Sun Kil Moon - April

Sun Kil Moon - April
April 1, 2008
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

15. James Yorkston - When The Haar Rolls In

James Yorkston - When The Haar Rolls In
September 1, 2008
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

16. Butch Walker - Sycamore Meadows

Butch Walker - Sycamore Meadows
November 8, 2008
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

17. Micah P. Hinson - Micah P. Hinson and the Red Empire Orchestra

Micah P. Hinson - Micah P. Hinson and the Red Empire Orchestra
February 3, 2008
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

18. Blitzen Trapper - Furr

Blitzen Trapper - Furr
September 23, 2008
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

20. Jolie Holland - The Living and The Dead

Jolie Holland - The Living and The Dead
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

22. Vetiver - Thing of the Past

Vetiver - Thing of the Past
May 13, 2008
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

23. Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom

Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom
October 7, 2008
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

24. Damien Jurado - Caught in the Trees

Damien Jurado - Caught in the Trees
September 9, 2008
Critic Score
74
13 reviews

25. Cass McCombs - Dropping The Writ

Cass McCombs - Dropping The Writ
January 28, 2008
Critic Score
73
11 reviews
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