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The Best Indie Folk Albums of the 1990s by User Score

1.

Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10th, 1998
USER SCORE
90
4,969 ratings

2.

Elliott Smith - Either/Or
February 25th, 1997
USER SCORE
89
1,747 ratings

3.

Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith
July 21st, 1995
USER SCORE
87
947 ratings

5.

The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
September 7th, 1999
USER SCORE
83
391 ratings

6.

Jim O'Rourke - Halfway to a Threeway
November 22nd, 1999
USER SCORE
82
52 ratings

7.

Elliott Smith - Roman Candle
July 14th, 1994
USER SCORE
80
455 ratings

8.

Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island
March 26th, 1996
USER SCORE
78
686 ratings

9.

Bright Eyes - Every Day and Every Night
November 1st, 1999
USER SCORE
77
35 ratings

11.

Bright Eyes - Letting Off the Happiness
November 2nd, 1998
USER SCORE
75
101 ratings

12.

Kristin Hersh - Hips and Makers
January 25th, 1994
USER SCORE
74
22 ratings

13.

Ani DiFranco - Little Plastic Castle
February 17th, 1998
USER SCORE
74
12 ratings

14.

The Mountain Goats - Full Force Galesburg
June 10th, 1997
USER SCORE
73
26 ratings

15.

The Mountain Goats - Zopilote Machine
January 1st, 1994
USER SCORE
72
41 ratings

16.

The Mountain Goats - Sweden
August 7th, 1995
USER SCORE
70
26 ratings

17.

The Mountain Goats - Nothing for Juice
August 19th, 1996
USER SCORE
69
20 ratings
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