Rock and pop to not stop dancing
New albums by Metallica, Depeche Mode, Sam Smith, Lana del Rey and Shania Twain will warm up the start of 2023 while waiting for other great releases not yet confirmed that could bear the signature of artists such as The Cure, Dua Lipa, Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus and, speculating for the umpteenth time, Rihanna.
For several years now the release of the ninth album from Barbados has been taken for granted. This time some reasons encourage hope even more: she will be the protagonist of the musical intermission of the Superbowl in February, it is speculated that she could go on tour and a few weeks ago she released Lift Me Up, her first original song since Anti (2016). .
Cardi B’s followers have had to wait almost as long since Invasion of Privacy (2018), but the rapper seems to have imposed herself this time that, although “something is still missing”, her new material will be released in the coming months, just like the album of Metallica covers prepared by Miley Cyrus and the first by Depeche Mode without Andrew Fletcher, Momento Mori.
Other artists who could release their new works in 2023 are Dua Lipa, who has recently confirmed that his third album, half-finished at the moment, will mean a “complete turn” with respect to Future Nostalgia (2020), as well as Selena Gomez and Kylie Minogue, who has also spoken of a “new sound”.
The Cure is another of the groups whose premiere is almost guaranteed, as could be seen on their recent European tour, where the group played some of their new songs. Everything indicates that Songs of a Lost World is the continuation of 4:13 Dream of 2008, and would be the first album by The Cure in 15 years.
In Spanish, the album that could acquire the worldwide relevance that in 2022 they had a summer without you from Bad Bunny and motomami de Rosalía is the fourth work by Karol G, who has already made the audience dance with the song provence.
Precisely the artist nicknamed La iguana has been in charge of opening fire on the calendar with the release this January 6, Every Loser. He will be replaced this month by the artist of country Margo Price (Straysday 13), the Italian Maneskin (Rush!, 20) and another of the most anticipated releases thanks to the success of the single Unholy: Glory of Sam Smith, which will land on the 27th.
In February it will arrive queen of me, Shania Twain’s first studio album in five years. It will be on the 3rd, the same day that they will be published Higher Than Heaven by Ellie Goulding and Heavy Heavy by Young Fathers.
There is also a lot of expectation around Desire, I Want To Turn Into You by Caroline Polacheck, which will arrive on the 14th of that month, followed by trustfall of P!nk on the 17th and, already on the 24th, of “shook” of the band Algiers and of cracker island by Gorillaz, one of Damon Albarn’s off-Blur side projects.
Of the little confirmed before the end of the first half of the year, it is worth highlighting three releases that will have a large eager audience, starting with Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Boulevard from Lana del Rey on March 10.
and a week before atum of The Smashing Pumpkins on April 21, Metallica will release 72 Seasons12 new songs that take over six years later from Hardwired… To Self Destruct and that will take them around the world in one of the most colossal and ambitious tours of the year.
In Spain, one of the most anticipated albums will be Aitana’s third studio LP, which will be released sometime in 2023, as well as that of the Canarian rapper Quevedo. There will also be new releases by Dani Fernández, Bunbury and Coque Malla, among others.