- Band of Skulls – By Default
- The Temper Trap – Thick as Thieves
- Augustines – This is Your Life
- Band of Horses – Why Are You OK
- Rival Bones – Hollow Bones
- Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
- Bat for Lashes – The Bride
With so much football to cover, my short sabbatical from reviewing has been totally necessary. However, watch this space.