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14 Albums To Look Out For In 2016

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    God, musicians can be annoying. Much like a Hungry House order, they never deliver on time. Frank Ocean, Rihanna, and Kanye are just three of the names who failed to hit their release dates in 2015. Still, they should all appear this year...right? Here are some of the albums we're most looking forward to (hopefully) soundtracking our 2016.



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    PJ Harvey – Recording In Progress
    Release Date: Spring

    Recorded live in front of an audience as part of an art installation at Somerset House last February, some die-hard fans will already know what’s in store for the Mercury Prize winner’s ninth album.

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    Kanye West - SWISH
    Release Date: TBD

    West announced SWISH (formerly So Help Me God) back in March 2015, but so far there's no word on a release date for West's seventh record. He’s dropped a few tracks from it so far, including most recently this song "Facts". Just don’t try and rush him, it would appear the pressure is getting to him. "No offense to anyone… I’m asking everyone DON’T ASK ME FOR ANYTHING TILL AFTER I’M FINISHED WITH MY ALBUM," he recently Tweeted.

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    David Bowie - Blackstar
    Release Date: 8th January
    Last time Bowie released an album it was The Next Day which appeared out of the blue in March 2013. This time around we have a bit more warning. Out tomorrow, it is already receiving high praise indeed.

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    Frank Ocean - Boys Don’t Cry
    Release Date: TBD

    Oh, Frank. What are you doing to us? Boys Don’t Cry (if indeed it is still called that) is fast becoming the most shambolic of releases. Last April, Ocean announced plans for a July release before that passed without so much as a teaser trailer. He put out this track "Memrise" in November 2014 but who knows if it will make it onto the album. Ocean's tardiness is actually drawing serious think-pieces about whether or not he is disrespecting his fans. Even Adele, who took an age to release her recent third album, 25, is fed up with him... Harper Lee will be piling in next.