Acceptable length of time between albums?


#1

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.


#2

Don’t matter as long as the music’s good.


#3

Nice try, Som


#4

Artists in the ambient genre crank them out almost yearly.

Its fine.


#5

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!


#6

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.