It's time to put blurred lines and wrecking balls behind us and look towards the fresh promise of 2014's musical landscape.

There's already a superb slate of new albums on the horizon, with favourite artists including U2, Ed Sheeran, Adele, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen and Lily Allen all expected to launch their latest in 2014.

Watch the attached video for Laura Thompson's preview and check out what might just become the must-have music on your 2014 playlist.