Best Albums Released After a Long Hiatus

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Best Albums Released After a Long Hiatus

In pop music, one of the biggest career coolers (and sometimes killers) is to wait too long in between LPs. However, there are a number of artists — Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre and Justin Timberlake — who've defied the rule, choosing to adhere to another one: great things comes to those who wait. Here's a look at the best LPs released following an artist's 5+ year absence. 

(Photos from left: Interscope Records, Epic Records, RCA Records)

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