Top Psychedelic Folk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
56
Love Forever Changes Psychedelic Pop, Psychedelic Rock 1967
2
485
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Indie Folk, Psychedelic Pop 2009
3
692
Tim Buckley Happy Sad Singer/Songwriter 1969
4
723
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire for No Witness Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2014
5
766
Syd Barrett The Madcap Laughs Psychedelic Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1970
6
783
The Incredible String Band The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter 1968
7
868
The Microphones The Glow, Pt. 2 Indie Folk, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock 2001
8
895
Alexander Skip Spence Oar Singer/Songwriter 1969
9
1171
Animal Collective Sung Tongs Freak Folk Avant-Folk, Neo-Psychedelia 2004
10
1214
Donovan Sunshine Superman Psychedelic Pop, Singer/Songwriter 1966
11
1281
Grizzly Bear Shields Indie Folk 2012
12
1317
Grizzly Bear Yellow House Indie Folk 2006
13
1986
Buffy Sainte-Marie Illuminations Singer/Songwriter 1969
14
2091
Comus First Utterance Freak Folk Progressive Folk 1971
15
2176
Linda Perhacs Parallelograms Singer/Songwriter 1970
16
2273
The Fugs The Village Fugs/The Fugs' First Album Beat Poetry, Folk Rock, Garage Rock 1965
17
2342
Pearls Before Swine One Nation Underground 1967
18
2482
Robyn Hitchcock I Often Dream of Trains Singer/Songwriter 1984
19
2563
Third Ear Band Third Ear Band Free Folk Progressive Folk 1970
20
2632
The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion 1967
21
2911
Pearls Before Swine Balaklava 1968
22
2975
Tim Buckley Blue Afternoon Singer/Songwriter 1969

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Syd Barrett Barrett Psychedelic Rock 1970
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Barafundle Psychedelic Pop 1997
Father John Misty Fear Fun Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2012
The Microphones Mount Eerie Avant-Folk, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock 2003
CocoRosie La Maison De Mon Rêve Freak Folk Art Pop, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock 2004
Weyes Blood Front Row Seat to Earth 2016
Sisa Qualsevol nit pot sortir el sol Psychedelic Pop 1975
Califone Roots & Crowns Alt-Country 2006
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester Farewell Aldebaran Psychedelic Rock 1969
CocoRosie Noah's Ark Freak Folk Folktronica, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock 2005
Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2016
DM Stith Heavy Ghost Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter 2009
Ty Segall Sleeper Singer/Songwriter 2013
Espers Espers II 2006
Six Organs of Admittance School of the Flower American Primitivism 2005
Paavoharju Laulu Laakson Kukista 2008
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Spanish Dance Troupe Folk Rock, Indie Folk, Indie Pop 1999
Woods Bend Beyond Folk Rock 2012
Akron/Family Love Is Simple Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock 2007
Amen Dunes Love 2014
Grouper Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill Ambient 2008
Grouper The Man Who Died in His Boat Ambient 2013
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions Until the Hunter Dream Pop 2016
Dead Man's Bones Dead Man's Bones Indie Pop 2009
Mazzy Star Seasons of Your Day Dream Pop 2013