Home-grown acts debut albums: The full story with an album

The long play, or an album, is old-school, but young artists are releasing their music in the format because it offers them greater breadth and depth than singles or EPs

Some might say the age of music streaming has led to shorter attention spans, resulting in more artists preferring to release shorter works such as singles and EPs, or extended play, that contain a smaller collection of songs.

But, as The Straits Times finds out, there are young home-grown singers and musicians who still believe in a more old-school format - the LP (long play), or album.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2019, with the headline 'The full story with an album'. Subscribe