The Clash were done and dusted by the time of Cut The Crap yet it’s a mere decade late than their debut, less even. Gone are the days bands knocked out albums every year. Where is the genuine urgency? A Chili Peppers album every 4 years, no thanks, stinks a tad of business over art.
Don’t matter as long as the music’s good.
Nice try, Som
Artists in the ambient genre crank them out almost yearly.
2 is acceptable
3 if it’s going to be a belter
4 if it’s going to change my life
5 or more - git tae fuck!
Would have flagged Scott Walker for having form in the incredible waits department:
Nite Flights, 1974 to Climate of Hunter, 1984 - 10 years
CoH to Tilt, 1995 - 11 years
Tilt to The Drift, 2006 - 11 years
…but then Bish Bosch was a mere 6 years after The Drift, and Soused was only two after that! He’ll be back banging out two a year before long, mark my words.