2013 saw many highs in lows in the music category. Music giants: Beyoncé, Daft Punk, and M.I.A. came out with new albums in 2013. The outlook looks rather bright for 2014 when it comes to new albums being released. Artists coming out with albums in the first few months of 2014 include: Broken Bells, Young the Giant, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Glitch Mob, and Mø.
Young the Giant, release their album Mind Over Matter on Jan. 21. The band originated in Irvine, Calif., in 2004. The alternative band releases their second album later this month. Their first self titled album, Young The Giant, had two popular songs on the charts. Song to Listen To: Cough Syrup
Broken Bells, a band originating from Los Angeles, Calif., will be releasing their album entitled After the Disco on Feb. 4. In 2010, Broken Bells released their album Broken Bells. After the Disco is believed to include songs that sound “funky,” according to Rolling Stone. Song to Listen To: After the Disco
Crouch End, London based band, Bombay Bicycle Club, releases their album So Long, See You Tomorrow, on Feb. 11. The band consists of four members: Jack Steadman, Jamie MacColl, Suren de Saram, and Ed Nash. Song to Listen To: Shuffle
The Glitch Mob, release Love Death Immortality, on Feb. 11. The three-person electronic group has released many singles and two EPs, but Love Death Immortality will be their second studio album. The trio will also play at New Orleans music event, The Buku Project in March. Song to Listen To: Warrior Concerto
Mø, a Danish solo singer, releases her first official album, No Mythologies to Follow, on Feb. 24. As a brand new artist, Mø got her start as singing the female parts in electronic musician Avicii’s song “Dear Boy.” Mø, aka, Karen Marie Ørstead, released an EP on Oct. 8, 2013, with a few tracks. Song to Listen To: Pilgrim