2014's overlooked albums and dark horse records of the year that could take us by surprise
michael baggs
15:08 8th January 2014

It's all very well to tip the big albums of the coming 12 months, but you know what? Chances are we will end up being totally blindsided with what ends up being the biggest and best records of the year anyway. Look at Lorde. We don't remember her being tipped as the hottest new property of 2013, and look at the 'Royals' star now...

Among the big albums everyone is starting to froth about (Foo Fighters, Adele, Frank Ocean, new ones from Kanye West and maybe even Queens Of The Stone Age), we've taken a dip under the radar to some of the albums we reckon could come out of the left field and take us all by surprise. These are the albums of 2014 that no one is really talking about, but probably should be...