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The Best Iron & Wine Albums of All Time

List RulesThis 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).

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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
    • Length (mins): 00:44:49
    • Genres (Music): Folk music
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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
    • Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Folk rock, Folk music
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    1. Caught in the Briars
    2. The Desert Babbler
    3. Joy
    4. Low Light Buddy of Mine
    5. Grace for Saints and Ramblers
    6. Grass Widows
    7. Singers and the Endless Song
    8. Sundown (Back in the Briars)
    9. Winter Prayers
    10. New Mexico's No Breeze
    11. Lovers' Revolution
    12. Baby Center Stage

    • Release Date: 2013
    • Artist: Iron & Wine
    • Tracks: The Desert Babbler, Lovers' Revolution, Low Light Buddy of Mine
    • Genres (Music): Indie folk, Indie pop, Jazz, Blues
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    Beast Epic

    1. Claim Your Ghost
    2. Thomas County Law
    3. Bitter Truth
    4. Song in Stone
    5. Summer Clouds
    6. Call It Dreaming
    7. About a Bruise
    8. Last Night
    9. Right for Sky
    10. The Truest Stars We Know
    11. Our Light Miles

    • Release Date: 2017
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