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The Best Folk Albums of 2010

1. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown

Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown
March 9, 2010
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

3. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
84
28 reviews

4. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can
April 6, 2010
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

5. Jack Rose - Luck in the Valley

Jack Rose - Luck in the Valley
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

7. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt

The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
April 13, 2010
Critic Score
81
21 reviews

8. Sam Amidon - I See the Sign

Sam Amidon - I See the Sign
April 13, 2010
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

10. John Grant - Queen of Denmark

John Grant - Queen of Denmark
April 19, 2010
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

11. Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni

Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

12. Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago

Shearwater - The Golden Archipelago
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

13. Mountain Man - Made the Harbor

Mountain Man - Made the Harbor
June 14, 2010
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

14. Agnes Obel - Philharmonics

Agnes Obel - Philharmonics
October 4, 2010
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

15. Laura Veirs - July Flame

Laura Veirs - July Flame
January 12, 2010
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

16. Stornoway - Beachcomber's Windowsill

Stornoway - Beachcomber's Windowsill
August 10, 2010
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

17. Sharon Van Etten - Epic

Sharon Van Etten - Epic
September 21, 2010
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

18. Villagers - Becoming a Jackal

Villagers - Becoming a Jackal
June 8, 2010
Critic Score
77
19 reviews

19. Micah P. Hinson - Micah P Hinson and the Pioneer Saboteurs

Micah P. Hinson - Micah P Hinson and the Pioneer Saboteurs
May 24, 2010
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

20. Richard Thompson - Dream Attic

Richard Thompson - Dream Attic
August 31, 2010
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

21. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Wonder Show of the World

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Wonder Show of the World
March 23, 2010
Critic Score
75
13 reviews

22. James Blackshaw - All Is Falling

James Blackshaw - All Is Falling
August 24, 2010
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

23. J. Tillman - Singing Ax

J. Tillman - Singing Ax
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

24. Tift Merritt - See You On The Moon

Tift Merritt - See You On The Moon
June 1, 2010
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

25. The Extra Lens - Undercard

The Extra Lens - Undercard
October 19, 2010
Critic Score
75
10 reviews
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