The Best Folk Albums of 2017

1. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24, 2017
Critic Score
90
16 reviews

2. Richard Dawson - Peasant

Richard Dawson - Peasant
June 2, 2017
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

3. Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts

Offa Rex - The Queen of Hearts
July 14, 2017
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

4. Circuit Des Yeux - Reaching for Indigo

Circuit Des Yeux - Reaching for Indigo
October 20, 2017
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

5. Julien Baker - Turn Out the Lights

Julien Baker - Turn Out the Lights
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

6. Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now

Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
February 10, 2017
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

7. Robert Plant - Carry Fire

Robert Plant - Carry Fire
October 13, 2017
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

10. Neil Young - Hitchhiker

Neil Young - Hitchhiker
September 8, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

11. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
January 27, 2017
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

12. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps

Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

13. Six Organs of Admittance - Burning the Threshold

Six Organs of Admittance - Burning the Threshold
February 24, 2017
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

14. Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up

Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up
June 16, 2017
Critic Score
81
29 reviews

15. Aldous Harding - Party

Aldous Harding - Party
May 19, 2017
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

16. Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway

Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway
February 24, 2017
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

17. Kevin Morby - City Music

Kevin Morby - City Music
June 16, 2017
Critic Score
79
18 reviews

18. Feist - Pleasure

Feist - Pleasure
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
79
27 reviews

20. Michael Chapman - 50

Michael Chapman - 50
January 20, 2017
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

21. Angel Olsen - Phases

Angel Olsen - Phases
November 10, 2017
Critic Score
79
16 reviews

22. The Mountain Goats - Goths

The Mountain Goats - Goths
May 19, 2017
Critic Score
78
21 reviews

23. James Elkington - Wintres Woma

James Elkington - Wintres Woma
June 30, 2017
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

24. Aimee Mann - Mental Illness

Aimee Mann - Mental Illness
March 31, 2017
Critic Score
78
11 reviews

25. Nadia Reid - Preservation

Nadia Reid - Preservation
March 3, 2017
Critic Score
77
8 reviews
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