The 100 Most Anticipated Albums of 2014

With only a few more days left in 2013, it’s time to look ahead at what kind of music we can expect in the coming twelve months.  Stereogum has this list of projected album releases.

Me?  I’m curious about:

1.  Broken Bells (After the Disco, January 14)

2. Against Me! (Transgender Dysmorphia Blues, January 21)

3.  The Pack AD (Do Not Engage, January 28)

4.  Beck (Morning Phase, due February 14)

5.  U2 (April)

6.  Fucked Up (TBA, Spring)

7.  Damon Albarn (TBA)

8.  Death Cab for Cuties (TBA)

9.  Julian Casablancas (TBA)

10.  Grimes (TBA)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

5 thoughts on “The 100 Most Anticipated Albums of 2014

  • December 26, 2013 at 11:17 am

    Alan, I’m disappointed. We’ve been waiting seven years for a new Tool album, and next year they’re expected to deliver. C’mon man, its TOOL!

    • December 26, 2013 at 11:33 am

      I hope they deliver. It’s just that I’m…pessimistic.

  • December 26, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Tears for Fears! Even more than I might have because of the recent trend where their contemporaries have been releasing outstanding “comeback” albums. And their recent covers releases have them sounding engaged again.

  • December 26, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    Peter Murphy’s “Lion”

  • December 26, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Manic Street Preachers!. Apparently, a bigger sound in the new year from this year’s Rewind The Film.


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