Originally Posted by bombaysaffires
Yep, they could have done the last album as the last FM album--- with Chris back really SN would have had her 3 songs, even maybe 4, not had to be full time in the studio with Lindsey, and they would have done the tour and then she could have fully washed her hands of them if that's her desire.
Yes. This is the first time they could have realistically had exactly the same number of songs. Up to Tango the focus had been vinyl so it was determined by song length. This could have been the first time they'd all had 4 songs on an album, or maybe even 5 and nobody would have cared less.