I'm not sure how much relevance actual release dates have any more (in this era of internet leaks) but if you're the type who likes their CDs and mp3s legit, the next few months promise some breathless Monday nights. I thought I'd sneak on here while all the Mother Jones employees are nursing their hangovers and tell you about some upcoming albums I can't wait for, along with a brief explanation, similar artists, and a link to a preview (if available) or some recent material.
03/06/07: Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (Merge)
Adored Montreal band face dreaded sophomore slump
For fans of: Talking Heads, Neutral Milk Hotel, going to funerals
Download the first single, "Interventions," here