Albums The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Iron & Wine, the project of Samuel Beam, is one of the top singer/songwriters today. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Iron & Wine albums, with the help of your votes. It was Beam's critically-acclaimed sophomore album Our Endless Numbered Days (2004), that put him on the radar of the indie pop scene. The politically charged The Shepherd's Dog (2007) was the band's most diverse record to date.

This Iron & Wine discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Iron & Wine albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Iron & Wine singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Iron & Wine album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Iron & Wine album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

List is made up of a variety of albums, including The Creek Drank the Cradle (2002) and Our Endless Numbered Days (2004).

Our Endless Numbered Days is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time
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1. On Your Wings
2. Naked as We Came
3. Cinder and Smoke
4. Sunset Soon Forgotten
5. Teeth in the Grass
6. Love and Some Verses
7. Radio War
8. Each Coming Night
9. Free Until They Cut Me Down
10. Fever Dream
11. Sodom, South Georgia
12. Passing Afternoon

Release Date: 2004

Artist: Iron & Wine

Tracks: Sunset Soon Forgotten, Sodom, South Georgia, Fever Dream, On Your Wings, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:49

Genres (Music): Folk music

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The Shepherd's Dog is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time
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1. Pagan Angel and a Borrowed Car
2. White Tooth Man
3. Lovesong of the Buzzard
4. Carousel
5. House by the Sea
6. Innocent Bones
7. Wolves (Song of the Shepherd's Dog)
8. Resurrection Fern
9. Boy With a Coin
10. The Devil Never Sleeps
11. Peace Beneath the City
12. Flightless Bird, American Mouth

Release Date: 2007

Artist: Iron & Wine

Tracks: Kingdom of the Animals, Innocent Bones, Carousel, Flightless Bird, American Mouth, + more

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Folk rock, Folk music

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The Creek Drank the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time
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1. Lion's Mane
2. Bird Stealing Bread
3. Faded from the Winter
4. Promising Light
5. The Rooster Moans
6. Upward Over the Mountain 
7. Southern Anthem
8. An Angry Blade
9. Weary Memory
10. Promise What You Will
11. Muddy Hymnal

Release Date: 2002

Artist: Iron & Wine

Tracks: Southern Anthem, The Rooster Moans, Carissa's Wierd, Upward Over the Mountain, Muddy Hymnal, + more

Genres (Music): Folk rock

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Kiss Each Other Clean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time
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1. Walking Far from Home
2. Me and Lazarus
3. Tree by the River
4. Monkeys Uptown
5. Half Moon
6. Rabbit Will Run
7. Godless Brother in Love
8. Big Burned Hand
9. Glad Man Singing
10. Your Fake Name Is Good Enough for Me 
11. Black Candle
12. Lean into the Light

Release Date: 2011

Artist: Iron & Wine

Tracks: Your Fake Name Is Good Enough for Me, Half Moon, Rabbit Will Run, Godless Brother in Love, Tree by the River, + more

Genres (Music): Indie folk, Alternative rock, Indie pop, Blues

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