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Ryan Tedder wants to invent a new album model

ABC/ Paula LoboRyan Tedder is ready to invent a new album format.

After OneRepublic nearly burnt out while promoting their last album Oh My My in 2016, Ryan says he doesn’t see them putting out a traditional full-length any time soon.

As of right now, they’ve decided to just release singles -- like the dance-y tune “Rich Love” -- whenever they want to. But Ryan also has ideas to shake up the music industry with a new model.

“An EP is too small, so I’m thinking like seven songs, call it a CP: Condensed Play,” he says.

Tedder adds, “I think that should be the new model for albums. That’s what we’re gonna do. And I’m calling it a CP and if other people wanna jump on the bandwagon they can do that.”

His other idea for a title might not be as catchy.

“The other one would be ELF: Extended Limited Format, but that just sounds ridiculous,” he says. “And you think of the movie, which doesn’t really help.” 

OneRepublic is currently on the road for their Honda Civic Tour, along with James Arthur and Fitz and the Tantrums.

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