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The Best Folk Albums of 2015

1. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Critic Score
91
40 reviews

2. Sam Lee & Friends - The Fade In Time

Sam Lee & Friends - The Fade In Time
June 16, 2015
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

3. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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

4. Joanna Newsom - Divers

Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
88
36 reviews

6. Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn

Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow Is My Turn
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

7. The Unthanks - Mount the Air

The Unthanks - Mount the Air
February 9, 2015
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

8. Patty Griffin - Servant of Love

Patty Griffin - Servant of Love
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

9. Laura Marling - Short Movie

Laura Marling - Short Movie
March 23, 2015
Critic Score
81
28 reviews

10. Buffy Sainte-Marie - Power in the Blood

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Power in the Blood
May 12, 2015
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

11. Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Ryley Walker - Primrose Green
March 31, 2015
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

12. Stornoway - Bonxie

Stornoway - Bonxie
April 13, 2015
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

14. Lady Lamb - After

Lady Lamb - After
March 3, 2015
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

15. Marika Hackman - We Slept At Last

Marika Hackman - We Slept At Last
February 16, 2015
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

16. Richard Thompson - Still

Richard Thompson - Still
June 23, 2015
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

17. Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again

Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again
January 27, 2015
Critic Score
77
21 reviews

19. The Staves - If I Was

The Staves - If I Was
March 23, 2015
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

20. Peter Broderick - Colours of the Night

Peter Broderick - Colours of the Night
April 28, 2015
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

21. Bill Ryder-Jones - West Kirby County Primary

Bill Ryder-Jones - West Kirby County Primary
November 6, 2015
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

22. Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down

Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
76
30 reviews

23. Meg Baird - Don't Weigh Down the Light

Meg Baird - Don't Weigh Down the Light
June 23, 2015
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

24. Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers - Seasonal Hire

Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers - Seasonal Hire
February 24, 2015
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

25. The Amazing - Picture You

The Amazing - Picture You
February 17, 2015
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
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