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While Philippakis needs to experiment with a more fluid releasing and touring course of, he says Foals will definitely keep making albums. Oborne describes how his 12-yr-previous daughter, a streaming fanatic, recently got really into an album for the primary time because of Billie Eilish – proof to him that even in a time of “immediate-grat tradition”, albums are “all the time going to be essential”.

Yet he thinks the format will final a very long time. Striving to make one thing cohesive that’s 30 to forty minutes long is a “good, helpful constraint”.

For many artists who launch independently, whether or not they are rappers dropping mixtapes or punks with tape labels, fast-and-livid releases are nothing new. But even major-label pop stars are at it. Ariana Grande launched her album Thank U, Next just six months after her previous LP, Sweetener; inside two months, she had moved on once more, releasing the non-album single Monopoly, later adopted by Boyfriend, and is now at No 1 with Don’t Call Me Angel, a collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. This … Read More