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The Best Folk Albums of the 2000s by User Score

1.

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5th, 2005
USER SCORE
91
1324 reviews

2.

The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 25th, 2001
USER SCORE
90
997 reviews

3.

Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14th, 2006
USER SCORE
90
625 reviews

4.

The Microphones - Mount Eerie
January 21st, 2003
USER SCORE
88
331 reviews

5.

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
July 8th, 2007
USER SCORE
86
1176 reviews

7.

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3rd, 2008
USER SCORE
85
847 reviews

8.

Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway
November 4th, 2003
USER SCORE
85
175 reviews

9.

Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
January 25th, 2005
USER SCORE
85
356 reviews

10.

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26th, 2009
USER SCORE
84
531 reviews

12.

Mount Eerie - Dawn
November 1st, 2008
USER SCORE
84
114 reviews

13.

Songs: Ohia - Didn't It Rain
March 5th, 2002
USER SCORE
84
50 reviews

14.

Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
March 23rd, 2004
USER SCORE
83
244 reviews

16.

Natural Snow Buildings - Daughter of Darkness
January 27th, 2009
USER SCORE
83
54 reviews

17.

白水 [Bai Shui] - Time
USER SCORE
83
38 reviews

18.

Jeff Mangum - Live at Jittery Joe's
August 28th, 2001
USER SCORE
83
27 reviews

19.

Matt Elliott - Drinking Songs
February 1st, 2005
USER SCORE
83
46 reviews

20.

Sibylle Baier - Colour Green
January 13th, 2006
USER SCORE
83
82 reviews

22.

Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
August 18th, 2009
USER SCORE
82
125 reviews

23.

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3rd, 2006
USER SCORE
82
143 reviews

24.

Songs: Ohia - The Lioness
January 17th, 2000
USER SCORE
82
47 reviews

25.

Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
March 16th, 2004
USER SCORE
82
428 reviews
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