The most anticipated new albums of 2023

9 May 2023, 16:35 | Updated: 9 May 2023, 16:46

Three artists ready to release new albums in 2023: Foo Fighters, Miles Kane and Noel Gallagher
Three artists ready to release new albums in 2023: Foo Fighters, Miles Kane and Noel Gallagher. Picture: Press/Getty Images

Radio X looks at the artists that will be coming back with new material in the next twelve months... Foo Fighters, Noel Gallagher, Miles Kane and more...

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Here's what's definitely on the album release schedule for the rest of 2023 - and who we think could be dropping an album at some point in the next twelve months...

  1. Lewis Capaldi - Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent

    • Released 19th May 20223
    • The follow-up to the hugely-successful debut Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent from 2019
    • The lead single for the new album is Forget Me

    Lewis Capaldi - Forget Me (Official Video)

  2. Arlo Parks - My Soft Machine

    • The second album from the singer-songwriter is released on 26th May 2023
    • It follows Parks' Mercury Prize-winning 2021 debut, Collapsed In Sunbeams
    • The album's lead single is Weightless

    Arlo Parks - Weightless (Official Video)

  3. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    • The former Oasis star will release Council Skies on the Sour Mash label on 2nd June 2023.
    • Council Skies is the fourth High Flying Birds album, following 2011's self-titled debut, Chasing Yesterday (2015) and Who Built The Moon? (2017). 2021 saw Noel mark ten years of being a solo artist with the compilation Back the Way We Came: Vol. 1 (2011–2021).
    • Noel released the single Pretty Boy, featuring Johnny Marr, in October and the follow-up, Easy Now, is out now.
    • The deluxe package will include a remix of Pretty Boy by The Cure's Robert Smith.

    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Easy Now (Official Video)

  4. Foo Fighters - But Here We Are

    • Dave Grohl and co's eleventh studio album is released on 2nd June 2023.
    • It's the first new material since the death of the much-loved drummer Taylor Hawkins in March last year.
    • It's described as "a brutally honest and emotionally raw response to everything Foo Fighters endured over the last year".
    • First single Rescued is available now

    Foo Fighters - Rescued (Lyric Video)

  5. Christine And The Queens - Paranoia, Angels, True Love

    • Release date: 9th June
    • The fourth album from the French musician, which follows last year's Redcar les adorables étoiles (prologue)

    Christine and the Queens - To be honest (Official Music Video)

  6. Tom Grennan - What Ifs & Maybes

    • Release date 16th June 2023
    • The third album from the Bedford singer songwriter
    • It's the follow-up to 2021's Evering Road
    • Remind Me and All These Nights have given a sneak preview of the new album

    Tom Grennan - All These Nights (Lyric Video)

  7. Ben Howard - Is It?

    • Release date 16th June 2023
    • The fifth album from the British singer-songwriter
    • Is It? is the follow-up to 2021's Collections From The Whiteout

    Ben Howard - Couldn't Make It Up (Lyric Video)

  8. Bastille - Bad Blood X

    • Released 14th July 2023
    • Not strictly a new album, this is a 10th anniversary reissue of Dan Smith's debut album
    • A special 7" single accompanies the vinyl edition, featuring a demo of Laura Palmer and the B-side Poet.

    Bastille - Laura Palmer (Official Music Video)

  9. Miles Kane - One Man Band

    • Release date 4th August 2023
    • It's the long-waited follow-up to 2018's Coup de Grace
    • Miles told Radio X that the album is very much in the classic guitar rock style of The Libertines and The Strokes.
    • Troubled Son is the first single from the LP

    Miles Kane - Troubled Son

  10. Public Image Ltd - End Of World

    • John Lydon's collective issue their 11th studio album on 11th August.
    • PiL were unsuccessful in their bid to represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision Song Contest
    • The track Hawaii was written as a tribute to Lydon's wife Nora Forster.
    • Nora was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2018 and after her death on 6th April this year, Lydon vowed to carry on with PiL.

    Public Image Limited - Hawaii | The Late Late Show | RTÉ One

  11. Blink-182 - TBC

    • The trio - now reunited with Tom DeLonge have teased their ninth studio album with a new track Edging.
    • DeLonge says: "This is the best album we’ve ever made. Buckle up."
    • There's no confirmed release date yet, but before the band's first gig at the beginning of May, Travis Barker tweeted: “Album will be finished before we leave on tour".

    blink-182 - EDGING (Official Video)

  12. The Killers

    • Release date TBC
    • New track Boy was released in August 2022
    • A new album is expected to follow 2021's Pressure Machine and 2020's Imploding The Mirage

    The Killers - boy (Official Music Video)

  13. The Cure - Songs Of A Lost World

    • Release date TBC
    • The Cure's long-awaited 14th album is due sometime in 2023
    • It's the follow-up to 2008's 4:13 Dream
    • Robert Smith and co played new songs on their European tour in late 2022 and are set to tour North and South America in 2023.

    Endsong - the cure 2022 - Helsinki

  14. The Strokes - TBC

    • In October 2022, legendary producer Rick Rubin mentioned that he'd been recording with the band in Costa Rica
    • The New Yorkers' last album was 2020's The New Abnormal