I know, I know - as soon as you finish your recording, you want to get your album out there pronto. That's understandable, but after you've spent so much time working on it, doesn't it make sense to give it the best shot possible to get all the reviews and media glory it deserves? Very often, the release date you choose has everything to do with how much press, radio, and internet shine your album gets. So, with that in mind, think carefully before circling that date on your calendar. Here are five things to keep mind when you're picking your album release date.