Author Topic: Albums vs Releasing Single Songs  (Read 1459 times)

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Offline bjza

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Re: Albums vs Releasing Single Songs
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2010, 01:04:36 PM »
I don't care whether there's some big theme or concept behind an album, but when I find an album that works as an album, I tend to listen to it in full at least as much as I listen to any individual songs from it. It's fine by me if the resulting theme is pure accident, like Neko Case says happened on Middle Cyclone.

I find whether I listen to individual tracks or whole albums mostly depends on what I'm doing and who I'm with: a late night tired drive home from a gig usually means the mp3 player gets set to shuffle or we pick out random songs to listen to. Driving by myself in the afternoon or working on some code, I'll listen to an entire Van Dyke Parks album.

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Re: Albums vs Releasing Single Songs
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2010, 06:13:44 PM »
For me, I usually go after individual songs. Good albums that are wholly worth seem more the exception that the rule.

 

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