Highly Anticipated Album Releases Of 2012

As you know, here at The Silver Tongue, we love music. What we love even more are new albums. There’s already excitement building for fans over some of these albums soon to be on repeat. So we’ve broken some of most highly anticipated albums in three parts – month by month with included dates for you to mark on your calendars, artists with album titles to look out for, and artists who have announced new albums, but have no official details as of now.

So enjoy the list (and the countdowns!) and let us know which albums are surprises, which ones aren’t, which ones you can’t wait for, and which ones you’re dreading in the comments section.



30th – Two albums are coming out this day that are complete opposites. Lamb Of God releases Resolution, their 7th studio album, and Ringo Starr releases Ringo 2012.

31st – Lana Del Rey releases her highly anticipated album, Born To Die.

7th – This is a big day for February, two Now CDs will be released: Now 41 (yes, they’re still going) and Now That’s What I Call Romance! Paul McCartney is also releasing his 23rd studio album, My Valentine.
14th – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Nicki Minaj is releasing a second albun, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.

20th – Adam Lambert proves that he doesn’t need American Idol to make it big with the release of his second album, Trespassing.
26th – Feeder comes out with their 8th album, Generation Freakshow.

3rd – Willow Smith releases Willow: You think You Know Me (first debut album).

Albums With Unannounced Dates:

1. Cassie: Electro Love
2. JoJo: Jumping Trains
3. Lindsay Lohan: Sprit In The Dark: Reborn
4. Marylin Manson: Born Villian
6. Ne-Yo: The Cracks of Mr. Perfect
7. Rush: Clockwork Angels
8. will.i.am: #willpower
9. The Shins: Port Of Morrow

Below are some other popular artists expected to have new albums in 2012, but haven’t announced titles or dates as of now (listed in alphabetical order):

Ani DiFranco
Christina Aguilera
Alice in Chains
Bad Religion
The Beach Boys
Black Sabbath
Kid Cudi
Fleetwood Mac
Green Day
Guns N’ Roses
The Killers
Killswitch Engage
Leighton Meester
Leona Lewis
Linkin Park
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Matchbox Twenty
Mazzy Star
Neil Young
Nelly Furtado
Neon Trees
The Offspring
Pearl jam
Pink Floyd (The Wall—Immersion Edition)
Queens of the Stone Age
Silversun Pickups
Sinead O’Connor
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy
Bruce Springsteen
The Cranberries
The Flaming Lips
The Fray
The Postal Service
The Strokes
Taylor Swift
Van Halen
Wu-Tang Clan


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