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The Best Folk Albums of 2009

1. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

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

2. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem

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

3. Vic Chesnutt - At The Cut

Vic Chesnutt - At The Cut
September 21, 2009
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

5. King Creosote - Flick the Vs

King Creosote - Flick the Vs
April 20, 2009
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

6. A Hawk and a Hacksaw - Délivrance

A Hawk and a Hacksaw - Délivrance
May 18, 2009
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

7. The Unthanks - Here's The Tender Coming

The Unthanks - Here's The Tender Coming
September 14, 2009
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

8. Alela Diane - To Be Still

Alela Diane - To Be Still
February 17, 2009
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

9. Mirah - (a)spera

Mirah - (a)spera
March 10, 2009
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

10. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Goodnight Oslo

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Goodnight Oslo
February 17, 2009
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

11. The Low Anthem - Oh My God, Charlie Darwin

The Low Anthem - Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
June 9, 2009
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

12. Various Artists - Dark Was The Night

Various Artists - Dark Was The Night
February 17, 2009
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

13. Marissa Nadler - Little Hells

Marissa Nadler - Little Hells
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

14. Megafaun - Gather, Form & Fly

Megafaun - Gather, Form & Fly
July 21, 2009
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

15. Brandi Carlile - Give Up The Ghost

Brandi Carlile - Give Up The Ghost
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

16. The Felice Brothers - Yonder Is The Clock

The Felice Brothers - Yonder Is The Clock
April 7, 2009
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

17. Califone - All My Friends Are Funeral Singers

Califone - All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

18. tUnE-yArDs - BiRd-BrAiNs

tUnE-yArDs - BiRd-BrAiNs
March 19, 2009
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

19. James Blackshaw - The Glass Bead Game

James Blackshaw - The Glass Bead Game
May 26, 2009
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

21. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - White Lunar

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - White Lunar
September 22, 2009
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

22. Anni Rossi - Rockwell

Anni Rossi - Rockwell
March 9, 2009
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

23. DM Stith - Heavy Ghost

DM Stith - Heavy Ghost
March 10, 2009
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

24. Timber Timbre - Timber Timbre

Timber Timbre - Timber Timbre
January 13, 2009
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

25. Bowerbirds - Upper Air

Bowerbirds - Upper Air
July 7, 2009
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
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