The Best Indie Folk Albums of All Time by User Score

1.

The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 11th, 2001
USER SCORE
90
1,688 ratings

2.

Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10th, 1998
USER SCORE
90
3,275 ratings

3.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31st, 2015
USER SCORE
88
2,762 ratings

4.

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23rd, 2010
USER SCORE
88
554 ratings

5.

Elliott Smith - Either/Or
February 25th, 1997
USER SCORE
88
1,040 ratings

6.

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24th, 2017
USER SCORE
87
1,662 ratings

7.

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3rd, 2011
USER SCORE
86
1,351 ratings

8.

Songs: Ohia - The Magnolia Electric Co.
March 4th, 2003
USER SCORE
86
314 ratings

9.

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
July 8th, 2007
USER SCORE
86
1,727 ratings

10.

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

11.

Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith
July 21st, 1995
USER SCORE
85
460 ratings

12.

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

13.

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21st, 2011
USER SCORE
84
1,639 ratings

14.

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell Live
April 28th, 2017
USER SCORE
84
125 ratings

15.

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
June 3rd, 2008
USER SCORE
84
1,219 ratings

16.

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10th, 2015
USER SCORE
84
1,526 ratings

17.

Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
June 18th, 2020
USER SCORE
84
3,501 ratings

18.

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See a Darkness
January 19th, 1999
USER SCORE
84
210 ratings

19.

The Mountain Goats - All Hail West Texas
February 19th, 2002
USER SCORE
83
150 ratings

20.

Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
July 1st, 2003
USER SCORE
83
682 ratings

22.

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26th, 2009
USER SCORE
83
661 ratings

23.

The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
October 3rd, 2006
USER SCORE
83
192 ratings

24.

Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
March 23rd, 2004
USER SCORE
83
353 ratings

25.

The Microphones - Microphones in 2020
August 7th, 2020
USER SCORE
83
1,024 ratings
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