Here's a free-to-download album that sounds a lot like this one and is surprisingly about as good: http://blackatlantic.bandcamp.com/album/the-black-atlantic-reverence-for-fallen-trees-2009 (honest recommendation, I'm totally not affiliated)
I've always really loved this album, but I'm still convinced Helplessness Blues trumps it. This is more poppy than folky in comparison. And HB is more folky in the traditional sense.. which is what I prefer as far as "folk" music goes.
I still say it's the best thing they've ever done. Helplessness Blues is wonderful and a modern masterpiece, but this is probably the apex of modern folk. This or For Emma, Forever Ago. It's a toss-up.
i dont know if i should smoke a chang or pass out to this. ive read all the hype surrounding this band and ive literally tied myself to a chair and gave this multiple listens and, in my opinion this sounds like a soundtrack to some lame mid 90's high school drama chick flick, oh well on to the next band. TALLY-HO!