More hot CDs for 2012!

With the first month of the year almost behind us, The Beat did some more CD hunting and discovered the following bands and artists that will release new CDs in the next couple of months. Can we hear EXCITED!!!!
The Civil Wars The two time Grammy nominated duo have supported Adele on her 2011 US/UK tour and one of the most acclaimed releases of the past 12 months.  Their much anticipated new CD is out for release soon.
Katie Melua Katie’s fifth studio album, is an exquisite collection of songs that perfectly showcases that unique, instantly recognizable voice.  “On this record I simply wanted to find beautiful songs and to really sing my heart out.”
Faithless Their final concert on DVD and CD featuring all of the anthems including Insomnia & God Is A DJ.
Rodrigo Y Gabriela Following their soundtracks to Pirates of the Caribbean and Puss in Boots, the Mexican guitar duo return with a 'Cuban' album that's guaranteed to wow their fans.
Pascal & Pearce Due to popular demand and the huge success of their new singles with Yoav & Louise Carver, the duos new album has been pushed forward and will be released in the next couple of weeks.
Sinead O Connor Iconic Irish singer-songwriter and performer Sinead O’Connor releases her brand new studio album ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’  Her ninth studio album, and the latest release in a career spanning 25 years and millions of record sales worldwide, ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’ is as showstopping a performance as her silver jubilee deserves.
Alabama Shake The buzz band for 2012! Boys & Girls, the full-length debut album from Alabama Shakes, will be released soon.
M83 One of the biggest 'indie' albums of the past few months - on the Album & Single of the Year of everyone from NME and Pitchfork through to Stereogum and Billboard.  The single Midnight City looks set to blow up at local radio airwaves.