chtimixeur wrote:I'd rather have a short album with no fillers than a longer album with a couple of fillers.
Look at ODR: I think it's perfect as it is, and if a couple of the B-sides that were recorded during those sessions had been included in the tracklist, the album would be way less impressive as a whole.
On the other hand we have Blackbird, which IMHO would be a MUCH stronger album without Coming Home, One by One and Break me Down (I would also switch Buried Alive with New Way to Live).
Right now, as I type this, I can't think of a 14 song album that is incredible from top to bottom.
Also, we already know the album is 60 minutes long, and for me, it's just too long. I've always prefered albums that were 40 or 45 minutes long, but that's just me.
Blackbird without Coming Home?!?!? Damn...