Here are the most anticipated foreign albums in 2023

Big names will put an end to long musical silences, other stars will want to confirm their place in the firmament of rock: here are the foreign albums that we can’t wait to hear in the coming months.

• Read also: 10 Quebec albums planned for 2023


RushJanuary 20

Are the saviors of rock Italian? The winners of Eurovision 2021 are already beasts of the stage. If their new album is to live up to it, the world will be theirs.

Shania Twain

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Queen of MeFebruary 3

The Canadian country pop star isn’t a studio fanatic. Queen of Me will only be the sixth album of a career that began in 1993, which gives it an eventful character.


This Is WhyFebruary 10

Now that the members of the American trio have been able to go about their own projects, it’s time to revive Paramore. Good news: the first two extracts are exciting.


TrustfallFebruary 17

The reckless singer was inspired by the difficult times she went through to create, in her words, « the best album I’ve ever made ». This is called setting the bar high.


Cracker IslandFebruary 24

Recognized for knowing how to surround himself well, Damon Albarn this time called on Stevie Nicks, Tame Impala, Bad Bunny and Beck for this promising new adventure of his true-false virtual group.

Lana Del Rey

Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean BLVDMarch 10

The vaporous and melancholy title track announces a Lana Del Rey faithful to her musical roots. In a world where everything seems to get the hell out of here, that kind of comfort is more than welcome.


72 SeasonsApril 14

As if the time of Black Album was really only a parenthesis in its journey, Metallica announces its return with an excerpt, Lux Aeternawhich brings us back to the thrash sound of his debut.

Depeche Mode

Memento Moridate to be confirmed

Can the kings of synth-pop recover from the death of Andy Fletcher? The answer will come when Depeche Mode’s 15th studio album is released sometime in March.

Jennifer Lopez

This Is Me… Nowdate to be confirmed

His reunion with Ben Affleck would have inspired JLo, who will launch a first album since 2014. Like Depeche Mode, no excerpt has yet been unveiled.


Title and date to be confirmed

No release in 2023 is more anticipated than this famous ninth album (R9 for those close to you) who has been wanting for seven years. Singing Lift Me Up on the movie soundtrack Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverRihanna has only further tested the patience of her fervent admirers.

And the others

We should also discover their new creations in 2023: Grimes, Dua Lipa, Cardi B, Phoebe Bridgers, Selena Gomez, Blink-182 and Avenged Sevenfold.


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