Albums We're Looking Forward To In 2021

Albums We’re Looking Forward To In 2021

If one thing is for sure about this year, there will be a lot of new albums coming our way. We’ll update this list as the year rolls out. For now, here’s some music to set your calendar to. 

Greta Van Fleet release their new album April 16. Courtesy: The artist

Aaron Lee Tasjan: Tasjan Tasjan Tasjan, out February 5 
Arab Strap: As Days Get Dark, out March 5
Beach Bunny: Blame Game EP, out January 15
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – New Fragility, out February 12
Cloud Nothings: The Shadow I Remember, out February 26
Denzel Curry: Melt My Eyez, See Your Future, release date TBD
Django Django: Glowing In The Dark, out February 12
Femi Kuti: Stop The Hate, out February 12
Foo Fighters: Medicine At Midnight, out February 5
Goat Girl: On All Fours, out January 29
Greta Van Fleet: The Battle At Garden’s Gate, out April 16
Julien Baker: Little Oblivions, out February 26
Lana Del Rey: Chemtrails Over The Country Club, out TBD
Liz Phair: Soberish, out TBD
Melvins 1983: Working With God, out February 26
Mogwai: As The Love Continues, out February 19
Mouse On Mars: AAI, out February 26
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound, out February 5
Sky Ferreira: Masochism, out TBD
Sleaford Mods: Spare Ribs, out January 15
Steve Earle & The Dukes: J.T., out January 8
Teenage Fanclub: Endless Arcade, to be released April 28
The Hold Steady: Open Door Policy, out February 19
Willie Nelson: That’s Life, out February 26
Weezer: Van Weezer, out May 7

Artists with albums rumored in 2021 

Arcade Fire: rumored to have two albums worth of material, according to Win Butler on Rick Rubin’s Broken Record podcast
Bleachers: the band released “Chinatown” with Bruce Springsteen in advance of a 2021 album
Chvrches: 2021 album has a working title of CHV4
FKA Twigs: the artist spoke about a Madgalene follow-up in October
Hand Habits: Meg Duffy says she is “almost done” with LP3 on Instagram 
Illuminati Hotties: a new mixtape and a promise of new music arrived in July
Japanese Breakfast: the band seemingly confirms a new album 
Kacey Musgraves: the artist created a stir when she responded on Twitter that she has new music
Kendrick Lamar: a 2020 album was rumored, and a 2021 album seems likely
Parquet Courts: an Instagram post from the summer teases a new album
Phife Dawg: a posthumous album will be out “early” in 2021
Phoenix: the band teased an album in August with Zane Lowe
Ryley Walker: on December 11 on Twitter, Ryley announced a new record of “solid B+ material” is done
Snail Mail: Snail Mail’s Instagram post from a studio teases new music 
Spoon: Britt Daniel talks about a tentatively-planned 2021 album
St. Vincent: the artist says she is “locked and loaded” with a new album
The Antlers: the band was readying their next album as early as 2019
The Cure: in September, Robert Smith spoke about new Cure and solo music
The War On Drugs: an album was rumored in 2020, and with a new live album, it appears the band is readying a new studio album
Weyes Blood: Natalie Mering rumors a new 2021 album on Instagram