The Best Indie Folk Albums of All Time by User Score

1.

The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 11th, 2001
USER SCORE
91
2,805 ratings

2.

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5th, 2005
USER SCORE
91
2,736 ratings

3.

Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10th, 1998
USER SCORE
90
4,958 ratings

4.

Elliott Smith - Either/Or
February 25th, 1997
USER SCORE
89
1,742 ratings

5.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31st, 2015
USER SCORE
89
3,592 ratings

6.

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24th, 2017
USER SCORE
88
2,169 ratings

7.

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3rd, 2011
USER SCORE
87
1,849 ratings

8.

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

9.

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
July 8th, 2007
USER SCORE
86
2,441 ratings

10.

Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
June 18th, 2020
USER SCORE
85
5,017 ratings

11.

Sufjan Stevens - Mystery of Love
April 21st, 2018
USER SCORE
85
139 ratings

12.

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

13.

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3rd, 2008
USER SCORE
85
1,582 ratings

14.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell Live
April 28th, 2017
USER SCORE
85
144 ratings

15.

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
June 21st, 2011
USER SCORE
85
2,054 ratings

17.

Big Thief - Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You
February 11th, 2022
USER SCORE
84
3,342 ratings

18.

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10th, 2015
USER SCORE
84
1,794 ratings

21.

Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
July 1st, 2003
USER SCORE
84
892 ratings

22.

Elliott Smith - Figure 8
April 18th, 2000
USER SCORE
84
539 ratings

23.

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3rd, 2006
USER SCORE
84
237 ratings

24.

The Mountain Goats - All Hail West Texas
February 19th, 2002
USER SCORE
84
221 ratings

25.

The Microphones - Microphones in 2020
August 7th, 2020
USER SCORE
83
1,196 ratings
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