Apple has confirmed to The Loop it has delayed iTunes 11 until November:
“The new iTunes is taking longer than expected and we wanted to take a little extra time to get it right. We look forward to releasing this new version of iTunes with its dramatically simpler and cleaner interface, and seamless integration with iCloud before the end of November.”
A similar statement was provided to CNET.
Apple formerly announced iTunes 11 was set to debut in October. Time has almost run out but it’s good to hear Apple wants to wait and “get it right”. Below is a demo of iTunes 11 from its September special event: