There have been a ton of great songs released so far in 2014, but if you've felt underwhelmed with a lack of exciting albums, never fear. The rest of the year awaits us and there's a lot to look forward to.
The second half of 2014 promises to bring music fans a giant crop of albums from a variety of big artists that span indie, classic and the mainstream. There's going to be something for every kind of music fan and it certainly looks promising.
From the Foo Fighters and Death From Above 1979, to Grimes and Weezer, to Alt-J and Ariana Grande, here’s a look at the albums you should be excited about coming out later this year.
And here are the best songs from the first half of 2014: