New Indie Albums 2020 Release List

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Indie Albums 2019
Indie Albums 2018

2020 is going to be another exciting year for the indie music scene and the beginning of a new decade. With lots of new albums from bands such as Bombay Bicycle Club, Twin Atlantic, Blossoms or The 1975 in the making, 2020 promises to be just as good as 2019. While some records already have a definite release date and title, others are in early production stages or have merely been announced.

New York rockers The Strokes have recently revealed they will release a new album in 2020, their first since 2013, while Aussie trio DMA’s have announced their third studio album for April 24.
Debut albums have been confirmed for Torres (Jan 31), Flawes (Jan 31) and Drama (Feb 14). The Orielles, Gengahr and Seafret have announced their sophomore albums.

The 1975 will follow up 2018’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships with a new album titled Notes On A Conditional Form (Feb 21). Blossoms have announced their third album Foolish Loving Spaces for January 31st. Mystery Jets also have a new album in the works, titled A Billion Heartbeats, which has been pushed back to April 3rd. New York indie veterans Nada Surf will release their ninth studio album Never Not Together on February 7th.

This list is regularly updated, so check back soon for new information. A list with indie albums 2019 can be found here.

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New Indie Albums 2020

dateArtistAlbumLabel
4 JanWe Are Only Human OnceFox
10 JanBeach SlangThe Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak CityBridge 9
10 JanGeorgiaSeeking ThrillsDomino
10 JanEchosmithLonely GenerationEchosmith
10 JanThe Big MoonWalking Like We DoFiction
10 JanField MusicMaking a New WorldMemphis Industries
10 JanBohren & Der Club of GorePatchouli BluePlay It Again Sam
10 JanDavid KeenanA Beginner's Guide To BraveryRubyworks
10 JanAlexandra SaviorThe ArcherAWAL
13 JanMaria McKeeLa Vita NuovaAmerican Fire
17 Jan...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of DeadX: The Godless Void and Other StoriesDine Alone Music
17 JanGabrielle AplinDear HappyAWAL
17 JanAoife Nessa FrancesLand of No JunctionBa Da Bing!
17 JanBombay Bicycle ClubEverything Else Has Gone WrongCaroline
17 JanLaumėWaterbirthCarpark
17 JanThe CourteenersMore. Again. Forever.Ignition
17 JanHoly FuckDeleterLast Gang
17 JanAlgiersThere Is No YearMatador
17 JanAlice BomanDream OnPIAS
17 JanMura MasaR.Y.CPolydor
17 JanOf MontrealUR FUNPolyvinyl
17 JanPinegroveMarigoldRough Trade
17 JanMoontwinMoon TVself-released
17 JanPintandwefallYour Stories BabySoliti
17 JanThe Innocence Missionsee you tomorrowThérèse
17 JanAJJGood Luck EverybodyDine Alone Music
24 JanLola MarshSomeday Tomorrow MaybeAnova Music
24 JanAndy ShaufThe Neon SkylineAnti-
24 JanBlack LipsSing in a World That's Falling ApartFire
24 JanOctober DriftForever WhateverPhysical Education Records
24 JanWireMind Hivepinkflag
24 JanSuper DramaMarigoldRough Trade
24 JanWe Are The CityRIPSinnbus
24 JanWolf ParadeThin MindSub Pop
24 JanCaspianOn CirclesTriple Crown
24 JanTwin AtlanticPowerVirgin EMI
24 JanCOINDreamlandThérèse
24 JanVukoviFall BetterAnti-
31 JanSon LittlealohaAnti/Epitaph
31 JanIsobel CampbellThis Is No OtherCooking Vinyl
31 JanDan DeaconNavarasa : Nine EmotionsDomino
31 JanNathan GrayWorking TitleEnd Hits
31 JanChildrenHypeGrönland
31 JanTall Tall TreesA Wave of Golden ThingsJoyful Noise Recordings
31 JanGengahrSanctuaryLiberator Music
31 JanSquirrel FlowerI Was Born SwimmingPoly Vinyl
31 JanDune RatsHurry Up And WaitRatbag / BMG
31 JanFlawesHighlightsRed Bull
31 JanDashboard ConfessionalThe Best Ones Of The Best OnesRough Trade
31 JanFrances QuinlanLikewiseSaddle Creek
31 JanAlice JemimaEverything ChangesSunday Best
31 JanBlossomsFoolish Loving SpacesUniversal
31 JanMint JulepStray FantasiesWestern Vinyl
31 JanSmoke FairiesDarkness Brings The Wonders HomeYear Seven
31 JanTorresDarkness Brings The Wonders HomeYear Seven
31 JanPoliçaWhen We Stay AliveMemphis Industries
7 FebLa RouxSupervisionBelieve
7 FebNada SurfNever Not TogetherCity Slang
7 FebShoppingAll Or NothingFatCat
7 FebÁsgeirBury The MoonLittle Indian
7 FebHMLTDWest of EdenLucky Number
7 FebThe HomesickThe Big ExerciseSub Pop
7 FebXoroxXoroxTruant
7 FebOh WonderNo One Else Can Wear Your CrownUniversal
14 FebThe SaxophonesEternity BayFull Time Hobby
14 FebDramaDance Without MeGhostly International
14 FebTame ImpalaThe Slow RushInterscope
14 FebTan CologneCave Vaults On The Moon In New MexicoLABRADOR (LBD)
14 FebBeach BunnyHoneymoonMom+Pop
14 FebTennisSwimmerMutually Detrimental
14 FebKennebecDepartureNight Time Stories
14 FebNathaniel RateliffAnd It’s Still AlrightStax Records
14 FebAshTeenage Wildlife: 25 Years Of Ash
21 FebPurrLike NewAnti/Epitaph
21 FebLanterns on the LakeSpook The HerdBella Union
21 FebAgnes ObelMyopiaBlue Note
21 FebBanoffeeLook At Us Now DadCascine
21 FebThe 1975Notes on a Conditional FormDirty Hit
21 FebPeggy SueVicesPeggy Sue
21 FebGreg DulliRandom DesireRoyal Cream/BMG
28 FebHayley RossThe Weight of HopeBarracuda Recordings
28 FebKevin KrauterFull HandBayonet
28 FebCaribouSuddenlyCity Slang
28 FebThe OriellesDisco VoladorHeavenly Recordings
28 FebChandeenMercury RetrogradeKalinkaland
28 FebRatboysPrinter's DevilTopshelf
6 MarHoney HarperStarmakerATO
6 MarIsletEyeletFire
6 MarLauv~how i’m feeling~
13 MarSeafretMost Of Us Are Strangersself-released
13 MarThe DistrictsYou Know I'm Not Going AnywhereFat Possum
13 MarPeter Bjorn and JohnEndless DreamINGRID
13 MarJFDRNew DreamsWhite Sun Recording
27 MarBrian FallonLocal HoneyLesser Known Records
27 MarCatholic ActionCelebrated By StrangersModern Sky
3 AprM. WardMigration StoriesAnti/Epitaph
3 AprRen HarvieuRevel In The DramaBella Union
3 AprMystery JetsA Billion HeartbeatsCaroline International
24 AprDMA'sTBAIllusive Sounds
8 MayThe Airborne Toxic EventHollywood ParkRounder
15 MayWeezerVan WeezerCrush, Atlantic
15 MayMoses SumneygræJagjaguwar
29 MayStaticX
TBAFlyying ColoursFantasy CountryClub AC30
TBASorry925Domino
TBAThe StrokesTBA