July 2017 is not the best month for music Album releases. While there are plenty of movies to go and see, musicians are more likely to be on tour or performing at music festivals than putting out new music. Nevertheless, some artists will gravitate towards the spotlight - and the top of the sales charts - next month. These are the four releases music fans should be most excited for in July 2017.

4. 'Hearts Club' - Foster the People

Foster the People has a mixed reception in the music world. Their most popular song of all-time, "Pumped Up Kicks," came crashing into the mainstream almost a decade ago.

It also had connotations related to a school shooting, which is a painful thing for some people to listen to. Since then, the band has disappeared largely to the underground. This could be an opportunity for them to rise back up, or cement their place as a largely one-hit wonder. Their new album will be released on July 21, 2017.

3. 'Something to Tell You' - HAIM

Ah, HAIM - some people love them, some people hate them. "Days Are Gone" had a few fun moments, so "Something to Tell You" should be even more refined as a sophomore effort. "Want You Back" was released as the first single and already received critical lauding. The new album should be available on July 7, 2017.

2. 'Everything Now' - Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire launched the campaign for their latest record in their traditional, unconventional way. It's been four years since their last album, the critical darling "Reflektor."

The whole thing was co-produced by Thomas Bangalter, one of the men underneath the masks in Daft Punk; there should be a dance quality to the songs.

The indie rock band has to reinvent themselves to stay relevant consistently, so whatever mystery they produce next should be a treat. "Everything Now" arrives on July 28, 2017.

1. 'Lust for Life' - Lana Del Rey

Nobody in music is more polarizing than Lana Del Rey. Some connect to her airy style, while others believe it is all some grand facade.

Either way, it keeps coming. Her last record was rather forgettable, so this is a chance for Lana Del Rey to seize upon an opportunity to get back to the top of the game.

She is already casting a wide net in terms of guest artists, from The Weeknd (who appears on the title track) to Fleetwood Mac legend Stevie Nicks. Playboy Carti, A$AP Rocky, and Sean Lennon have also been confirmed for the album, which will be released on July 21, 2017.