The fall is always a great time to add some fresh tunes to our playlists. While this list is in no way exhaustive, here are some anticipated albums to be released throughout fall 2017. Regardless of your preference in genres, there is bound to be something on this list for you to look forward to!
Native Invader – Tori Amos (September 8)
Amos’ fifteenth album is said to reflect nature and its comforts as she recently explained: “The record looks to nature and how through resilience she heals herself”.
Give More Love – Ringo Starr (September 15)
You can definitely expect this album to be filled with collaborations, as Ringo explained himself: “I ended up making another album at home and writing all kinds of songs with all kinds of friends – everybody giving more love, and just letting the music flow”. Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Peter Frampton, Don Was, and Dave Stewart will be heard on some tracks.
Concrete and Gold – Foo Fighters (Sept. 15)
There have been rumors that this will be quite the collaborative album. Paul McCartney and Alison Mosshart (The Kills) are already confirmed guests, while and a pop star yet to be named is also said to make an appearance.
Mr. Davis – Gucci Mane (Sept. 15)
Gucci Mane certainly has been keeping busy. Mr. Davis will be his fourth project in the past year alone, and will arrive just four months after releasing Droptopwop. Mr. Davis will be full of collaborations as he has teamed up with The Weeknd, Big Sean, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky and Monica.
Vacation – Seaway (Sept. 15)
Seaway’s third studio record will represent work four years in the making. Vacation is said to be a bit of a step in a new direction, yet still providing kinetic sounds their listeners are accustomed to.
Wonderful Wonderful – The Killers (Sept. 22)
It’s been five years since The Killers have released a new album. Frontman Brandon Flowers has described this album as “the closest thing to Sam’s Town” (their second studio album from 2006).
Now – Shania Twain (Sept. 29)
Shania Twain fans finally have something to look forward to as she has not released an album in fifteen years. She has written all of the songs on the album herself, which she explained is a move to represent independence.
Younger Now – Miley Cyrus (Sept. 29)
Miley’s sixth full length will apparently be quite different than her 2013’s Bangerz which was filled with hip-hop and collaborations. She has written many of the lyrics and melodies herself, and the sound is expected to have more of a “folky” feel.
As You Were – Liam Gallagher (Oct. 6)
The former Oasis band member’s debut-album will not be looking to experiment much with his sound, as he explained in a press release: “I didn’t want to be reinventing anything or going off on a space jazz odyssey. It’s the Lennon Cold Turkey’ vibe, The Stones, the classics. But done my way”.
Cry Cry Cry – Wolf Parade (Oct. 6)
You might be a bit surprised to see Wolf Parade here since they announced an “indefinite” hiatus in 2010. You can indeed expect their unique indie rock sound to be prevalent throughout Cry Cry Cry.
Colors – Beck (Oct. 13).
This will be Beck’s latest album following his Grammy win for Album of the Year for 2014’s Morning Phase. Beck and his producer Greg Kurstin played all the instruments themselves for Colors.
Carry Fire – Robert Plant (Oct. 13)
This marks the eleventh solo album and first full-length release for Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant since his 2014’s album Lullaby and…The Ceaseless. As with Lullaby, Plant is also joined this time around by The Sensational Space Shifters.
The Con X: Covers – Tegan and Sara (Oct. 13)
Sisters Tegan and Sara recently announced a 10 year anniversary tour which will celebrate their 2007 album, The Con. They also announced the release of The Con X: Covers, which will feature 14 artists covering each of the album’s tracks.
Lotta Sea Lice – Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (Oct. 13)
These two longtime friends and indie rockers will be releasing a collaborative album which has been described at a press release as “a conversation between friends, documented in raw, unvarnished song”.
Beautiful Trauma – Pink (Oct. 13)
It feels like it has been a while since Pink released a solo album, although she’s still been making music and keeping busy. Her latest smash hit “Just Like Fire” is still on our playlists.
When Was the Last Time – Darius Rucker (Oct. 20)
The former frontman of Hootie & the Blowfish will be releasing his fifth solo country album. His past four solo albums all topped the county albums chart.
Pacific Daydream – Weezer (Oct. 27)
This marks the band’s eleventh album and will arrive a year after the release of White Album. In a press release, Weezer explained that Pacific Daydream will sound like “the Beach Boys and The Clash fell in love by the ocean and had one hell of an amazing baby”.
Unapologetically – Kelsea Ballerini (Nov. 3)
Country-pop singer Kelsea Ballerini will finally be releasing her much anticipated sophomore album this fall. The songs she wrote for this album are said to express a recent breakup and her growth and maturity.
American Fall – Anti-Flag (Nov. 3)
The members of Anti-Flag are no stranger to the realm of politics, and this will be their first released material since Donald Trump became president of the United States. However, don’t expect any of the tracks to ever mention him by name.
TBA – Noel Gallagher (Nov. 9)
That’s right, both Liam AND Noel Gallagher are releasing new music this fall. Noel will be releasing his third solo album (which has yet to be given a title) and is said to have been experimenting more with new sounds and approaches; an opposite move from his brother.
Reputation – Taylor Swift (Nov. 10)
This will be Swift’s sixth studio album, and comes two years after 1989. It shouldn’t come as a shock to hear that Reputation will apparently be a response to all the criticisms she receives from other celebs and the media.
Low in High School – Morrissey (Nov. 17)
Low in High School is Morrissey’s eleventh studio album produced by Joe Chiccarelli, a Grammy winning producer who has worked with The White Stripes, Frank Zappa and Pat Benatar to name a few.