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The Best Indie Folk Albums of the 2000s by User Score

1. The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 25th, 2001
USER SCORE
91
513 reviews

2. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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

3. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

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

4. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

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

5. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26th, 2009
USER SCORE
85
440 reviews

6. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

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

8. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3rd, 2006
USER SCORE
84
114 reviews

9. Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender

Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
March 23rd, 2004
USER SCORE
84
161 reviews

10. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
September 5th, 2006
USER SCORE
83
215 reviews

11. Elliott Smith - Figure 8

Elliott Smith - Figure 8
April 18th, 2000
USER SCORE
83
115 reviews

12. Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
April 8th, 2008
USER SCORE
83
154 reviews

13. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans

Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
March 16th, 2004
USER SCORE
83
306 reviews

14. Iron & Wine - Our Endless Numbered Days

Iron & Wine - Our Endless Numbered Days
March 23rd, 2004
USER SCORE
82
117 reviews

15. Bon Iver - Blood Bank EP

Bon Iver - Blood Bank EP
January 20th, 2009
USER SCORE
80
158 reviews
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