At Hi Fi Way The Pop Chronicles HQ we have been thinking long and hard about what will be some of the most highly anticipated albums in 2018. Looking at the clues in the Twitter-sphere and from what we know is coming here’s a little list to wet the appetite…
In no particular order:

  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Wrong Creatures (Jan 12)
  • Black Veil Brides – Vale (Jan 12)
  • First Aid Kit – Ruins (Jan 19)
  • Kimbra – Primal Heart (Jan 19)
  • Fall Out Boy – Mania (Jan 19)
  • Machine Head – Catharsis (Jan 26)
  • Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us (Jan 26)
  • The Shins – Worms Heart (Jan 26)
  • Craig David – The Time Is Now (Jan 26)
  • DZ Deathrays -Bloody Lovely (Feb 2)
  • Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds (Feb 2)
  • Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending (Feb 9)
  • The Wombats – Beautiful People Wil Ruin Your Life (Feb 9)
  • Augie March – Bootikins (Feb 23)
  • Ball Park Music (Feb 23)
  • Moby – Everything Was Beautiful,And Nothing Hurt (Mar 2)
  • Ian Moss – Ian Moss (Mar 2)
  • Myles Kennedy – Year Of The Tiger (Mar 9)
  • The Vaccines – Combat Sports (Mar 30)
  • Manic Street Preachers – Resistance Is Futile April 6
  • The 1975 – Music For Cars (June 1)

Lemon To A Knife Fight from the anticipated album by The Wombats

Let’s hope that the planets align for these artists to release new albums in 2018:

  • Jack White
  • The Prodigy
  • Interpol
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Vance Joy
  • You Am I
  • MGMT
  • Julian Casablancas & The Voidz
  • Major Lazer
  • Vampire Weekend
  • The Dandy Warhols
  • The Cure

Here’s preview of the lead single Always Ascending from Franz Ferdinand’s forthcoming album…