Exclaim!'s 10 Best Folk and Country Albums of 2019

Exclaim!'s 10 Best Folk and Country Albums of 2019

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10.

Tim Baker - Forever Overhead
April 19, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

9.

Andre Ethier - Croak In The Weeds
October 11, 2019
Critic Score
80
1 review

8.

Tanya Tucker - While I'm Livin'
August 23, 2019
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

7.

Florist - Emily Alone
July 26, 2019
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

Emily Alone is a landmark LP, recorded swiftly to perfectly capture urgent beauty and raw authenticity in its purest forms.

6.

Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
June 14, 2019
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

Full of love and appreciation for life, which makes more sense to him now than it maybe ever did, Callahan inimitably presents us with philosophical jokes and thoughtful observations on a record that is an adventurous stocktaking of his own life.

4.

Aldous Harding - Designer
April 26, 2019
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

Harding continues to keep listeners on their toes with Designer which, overall, is a unique, luminous record that's about whatever you need it to be about.

3.

Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
February 8, 2019
Critic Score
79
30 reviews

Quiet Signs is a breeze of an album that somehow hits you like a ton of bricks. Just another enigmatic turn for Jessica Pratt.

2.

The Highwomen - The Highwomen
September 6, 2019
Critic Score
77
13 reviews

The album is both a call for change and a celebration of women in country music.

1.

Orville Peck - Pony
March 22, 2019
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

There's an ever-crowded field of cowboys (of all genders) making their way through independent music these days, but Peck's striking imagery sets him apart.

Original Source: https://exclaim.ca/music/article/exclaim_10_best_folk_and_country_albums_of_2019
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