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The Best Avett Brothers Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 4, 2019 1.2k votes 462 voters 15.7k views 11 items

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

The Avett Brothers are known as one of the best indie folk bands around. List of the best Avett Brothers albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Avett Brothers discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Avett Brothers albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Avett Brothers singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Avett Brothers 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 Avett Brothers album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Avett Brothers album of all time?" or "What are the top Avett Brothers albums?" then this list will answer your questions. This list contains albums like I and Love and You, True Sadness, and Emotionalism.

This list of popular Avett Brothers CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Emotionalism is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Avett Brothers Albums of All Time
Photo: Ramseur Records

1. Die, Die, Die
2. Shame
3. Paranoia in B-Flat Major
4. The Weight of Lies
5. Will You Return?
6. The Ballad of Love and Hate
7. Salina
8. Pretty Girl from Chile
9. All My Mistakes
10. Living of Love
11. I Would Be Sad
12. Pretty Girl from San Diego
13. Go to Sleep
14. Hand-Me-Down Tune
15. In the Curve
16. Tales of Coming News

Pitchfork score: 7.5

Release Date: 2007

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I and Love and You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Avett Brothers Albums of All Time
Photo: American

1. I and Love and You
2. January Wedding
3. Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise
4. And It Spread
5. The Perfect Space
6. Ten Thousand Words
7. Kick Drum Heart
8. Laundry Room
9. Ill with Want
10. Tin Man
11. Slight Figure of Speech
12. It Goes On and On
13. Incomplete and Insecure

Pitchfork score: 5.8

Release Date: 2009

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True Sadness is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Avett Brothers Albums of All Time
Photo: American, Republic
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1. Ain't No Man
2. Mama, I Don't Believe
3. No Hard Feelings
4. Smithsonian
5. You Are Mine
6. Satan Pulls the Strings
7. True Sadness
8. I Wish I Was
9. Fisher Road to Hollywood
10. Victims of Life
11. Divorce Separation Blues
12. May It Last

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The Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Avett Brothers Albums of All Time
Photo: American

1. The Once and Future Carpenter
2. Live and Die
3. Winter in My Heart
4. Pretty Girl from Michigan
5. I Never Knew You
6. February Seven
7. Through My Prayers
8. Down With the Shine
9. A Father's First Spring
10. Geraldine
11. Paul Newman vs. The Demons
12.  Life

Release Date: 2012

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