While doing some research for yesterday’s Royksopp blog, I realized what an amazing year this is going to be for music and goddamn am I excited! Check this shit out (and what’s sad is that these are just the ones that I’m REALLY excited about!):
Lacuna Coil – Shallow Life
Pet Shop Boys – Yes
Depeche Mode – Sounds of the Universe
Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
Ben Lee – The Rebirth of Venus
Ben Folds – Presents University Acapella!
Ben Harper and the Relentless 7 – White Lies for Dark Times
Crystal Method – Divided By Night
Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown
Tori Amos – Abnormally Attracted to Sin
Busta Rhymes – Back On My B.S.
IAMX – Kingdom of Welcome Addiction
Marilyn Manson – The High End of Low
Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Franz Ferdinand – Blood
Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King (thanks Michelle!)
Rancid – Dominoes
Placebo – Battle For the Sun
Rhett Miller – Self Titled
Regina Spektor – Far
Third Eye Blind – Ursa Major
Pete Yorn – Back and Forth
Manohmanohman. Other people making albums this year include Basement Jaxx, Barenaked Ladies, Blur, The Fugees, Garbage, Lupe Fiasco, Massive Attack, Moby, No Doubt, Outkast, Ozomatli, Rusted Root, and Amy Winehouse.
Ohhhhhh! And Shirley Manson may be releasing a solo album this year!!! It’s going to be a busy year for music and a busy year for this blog!