Primal Scream return with their tenth studio album ‘More Light’ at the start of the month, and their mix of urban soul and righteous anger couldn’t be a more fitting soundtrack for present-day Britain.
Even their eyebrows look deeply important. Savages’ debut record ‘Silence Yourself’ arrives this month and already has ‘cult classic’ scrawled all over it.
With production duties and a guest appearance from Damon Albarn, Dutchman The Child Of Lov’s self-titled debut looks set to have some magical moments.
Baz Luhrmann has recruited Jay-Z to produce the soundtrack for his adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic ‘The Great Gatsby’, and he’s assembled a stellar cast of thousands: Jack White, Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, Florence and more.
The Fall’s 30th studio album promises to see Mark E Smith ripping up the textbook once again as he turns his back on last record ‘Ersatz GB’ and lets loose.
Noah And The Whale can’t be faulted for ambition: their next record, ‘Heart Of Nowhere’, will be accompanied by a full-length dystopian sci-fi thriller.
With ‘Diane Young’ already rattling incessantly around our brains, Vampire Weekend’s latest record ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’ promises to be the soundtrack to many a summer.
With anticipation stretched to breaking point and ‘Get Lucky’ smashing sales and streaming records with ease, the first reports emerging about Daft Punk’s fourth record ‘Random Access Memories’ say that the album could be a stranger and more ambitious proposition than their omnipresent disco single suggests.
The end of the month will see Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs release their eagerly anticipated debut record ‘Clarietta’. Song titles including ‘Be A Complete Dream’ and ‘Be Glamorous’ sound encouraging.
Laura Marling has upped sticked from England and moved to LA, but early reports suggest the move has done her good. ‘Once I Was An Eagle’ could be her masterpiece.