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22 albums to hear in March 2012

  • Dry The River - 'Shallow End'. Produced the Peter Katis (The National and Interpol), it's the debut from the BBC Sound Of 2012 contenders. Release date: March 5th.

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  • Chiddy Bang - 'Breakfast'. The debut proper from the much blogged about duo. It includes the MGMT sampling 'Opposite Of Adults' track. Release Date : March 5th.

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  • Bruce Springsteen - 'Wrecking Ball'. The 17th album from The Boss finds him in pointed political mode. Clarence Celmons makes his final appearance on two tracks. Release Date : March 5th.

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  • Kaiser Chiefs - 'Start The Revolution Without Me'. The US version of 2011's 'The Future Is Medieval' project which will include tracks from the physical release and online version of the album. Release Date : March 6th.

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  • Morning Parade - 'Morning Parade'. The self titled debut from the Essex five piece was recorded at '13 Studios' which is owned by Damon Albarn. Release Date : March 5th.

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  • Grimes - 'Visions'. Claire Boucher's fourth album is also her first for 4AD. It's an eclectic collection of future-pop. Release Date : March 5th.

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  • Michael Kiwanuka - 'Home Again'. The winner of the BBC Sound Of 2012 reveals his debut album which was produced by The Bees' Paul Butler. Release Date : March 12th.

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  • Calvin Harris - TBC. The third Calvin Harris album follows his work with Rihanna and Leona Lewis. His collaboration with Kelis, 'Bounce' is expected to feature. Release Date: TBC.

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  • Spritualized - 'Sweet Heart Sweet Light'. The follow up to 2008's 'Songs In A&E'. According to Jason Pierce it's inspired by the seminal album 'Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space'. Release Date : March 19th.

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  • Odd Future - 'The OF Tape Vol.2'. The new album from the rap collective featuring new tracks from Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean and The Internet. Release Date : March 19th.

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  • Miike Snow - 'Happy To You'. The second album from Swedish indie pop threesome features new single 'Paddling Out' as wel as a collaboration with Lykke Li. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Hawk Eyes - 'IDEAS'. Leeds rockers bring the party with songs like 'Disappointment' and 'Broken Promises'. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Marts Volta - 'NOCTOURNIQUET'. Sixth album from the duo that's been influenced by Superman villans and Greek myths. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Blood Red Shoes - 'In Time To Voices'. Laura-Mary and Steven return with their third album which was recorded with Arctic Monkeys produced Mike Crossey. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Grinderman 2 - 'RMX'. Following the news that the band had split, the Nick Cave fronted band release this album of "remixes, re-interpretations and collaborations" of songs from their second album 'Grinderman 2' featuring Nick Zinner, Faris Badwan and Josh Homme. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Madonna - 'MDNA'. Madonna's new album sees her re-teaming with William Orbit as well as M.I.A and Nicki Minaj. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • Rusko - 'Songs'. The dubstep producer follows up 'O.M.G!' with a new album on Diplo's Mad Decent label. Release Date : March 26th.

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  • The Shins - 'Port Of Morrow'. Five years after 'Wincing The Night Away', James Mercer self-releases the new Shins album which features an all new band. Release Date : March 19th.

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  • Labrinth - 'Electronic Earth'. Signed to Simon Cowell's Syco label, Tinie Tempah collaborator releases his long-awaited debut. Release Date : April 2nd.

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  • Andrew Bird - 'Break It Yourself'. Featuring St Vincent, experimental singer songwriter Bird released the follow up to the acclaimed 'Noble Beast' album. Release Date : March 5th.

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  • Ladyhawke - 'Anxiety'. Pip Brown's second album finds her pursuing a rockier direction influenced by the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins and Blur. Release Date : May 28th. Find out loads more upcoming release dates with our new database

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    Added: 02 Mar 2012