Most Anticipated New Releases of 2010

Okay, so maybe it's a little late to be doing this (really, how is it already March?) but here's a quick run-through of some of the albums I'm most looking forward to in 2010. Please share your thoughts on each, or tell us about what albums you can't wait for, in the comments section!


Yeasayer - Odd Blood
Midlake - The Courage of Others

[Oops! These are already out. If I were posting this on January 1, as a respectable blogger might, these albums would definitely be on my list though. And boy, they did NOT disappoint.]

She & Him - Volume Two (March 23)

Jónsi - Go (March 23)

[Jonsi, aka Jónsi Þór Birgisson of Sigur Ros.]

Dr. Dog - Shame, Shame (April 6)

Caribou - Swim (April 20)

MGMT - Congratulations (April)

The New Pornographers - Together (May 4)

Broken Social Scene - TBA (May 4)

The National - TBA (May 4)

The Hold Steady - Heaven Is Whenever (May 4)

[Can we all agree May 4 will be the most awesome day of spring?]

The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt - I Love You. I Love You. I Love You And I'm In Love With You. Have An Awesome Day! Have The Best Day Of Your Life! (May 5)

[It's not enough that you have a long, difficult-to-remember band name, is it? You also need a ridiculously long and impossible-to-remember album name. Go talk to She & Him, please.]

School of Seven Bells - Disconnect from Desire (Spring)

LCD Soundsystem - TBA (Spring)

The Soldier Thread - In Spades (Spring)


Here We Go Magic - TBA (June)

British Sea Power - TBA (Summer)

The Go! Team - TBA (Summer)

The Dears - TBA (Summer)


Architecture in Helsinki - Vision (Fall)

Panda Bear - Tomboy (September)

Friendly Fires - TBA (Fall)

Matt & Kim - TBA (Fall)

Of Montreal - TBA (Fall)

Bands we hope/wish/hear are releasing new albums at some point this year

Radiohead, Arcade Fire, !!!, Band of Horses, Explosions in the Sky, Foals, Tokyo Police Club, Klaxons, Working for a Nuclear Free City, Daft Punk, The Thermals, No Age, Fleet Foxes, Stars, Ra Ra Riot, The Rosebuds, The Pipettes

So what about you? Which albums are you dying to hear? Did we miss any big releases? Share by commenting below!

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