This is the same Shlomi Fish who wrote some FUD about how he didn't understand the goals of perl 6? And who 'read the GPLv2 originally once and couldn't understand it'?
I'd rather read articles written by people who have an excellent comprehension of the subject they are writing on, thanks.
Keeping it on topic: I think plays, books and symphonies tend to have more structure than albums. It's rare that an album will introduce a musical 'idea' in one track, and then go on to develop the idea in later tracks.
That's in general. Specifically, something like the Dead Man soundtrack wouldn't make a lot of sense if it was shuffled..
Established technology tends to persist in the face of new technology. -- G. Blaauw, one of the designers of System 360