Zach Bryan’s major label debut album American Heartbreak continues to push up the goosebumps that trail under music listeners’ skin as it leads the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023. The massive album comes with thirty-four exceptional songs, each entailing different feelings of loss, heartbreak, and forgiveness – and fans revel in it.
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Meanwhile, there are new names on this list, including Gordon Lightfoot Gord’s Gold, a remarkable album containing some of his best songs from the 1970s and 1980s. These tracks perfectly capture the alchemy of Lightfoot’s songwriting and storytelling.
There’s also boygenius – three of the most iconic, impressive indie-rock songwriters of the past decade. The Record showcased the trio’s strikingly pure vocals combined in nostalgic harmony.
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There’s so much more on this list. So, let’s get into this! Keep scrolling below for the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023.
- American Heartbreak by Zach Bryan
- Traveller by Chris Stapleton
- Gord’s Gold by Gordon Lightfoot
- Starting Over by Chris Stapleton
- The Record by boygenius
- Hozier by Hozier
- Purgatory by Tyler Childers
- Summertime Blues by Zach Bryan
- Elisabeth by Zach Bryan
- Live On Red Barn Radio I & II by Tyler Childers
- Five Seconds Flat by Lizzy McAlpine
- DeAnn by Zach Bryan
- Aurora (Soundtrack) by Daisy Jones & The Six
- Easy On My Eyes by Stephen Sanchez
- Cleopatra by The Lumineers
- Simon And Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits by Simon & Garfunkel
- Country Squire by Tyler Childers
- Strange Trails by Lord Huron
- This Old Dog by Mac DeMarco
- Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits by John Denver
- The Lumineers by The Lumineers
- In Between Dreams by Jack Johnson
- Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits by Jim Croce
- Dream Your Life Away by Vance Joy
- The Best That I Could Do 1978 – 1988 by John Mellencamp
So, what do you think about the top Americana/Folk albums for May 2023?
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