I do, but only 5-10% of my listening is done that way. If I get a new CD, I do (generally) play it start to finish at least 1-2x to check it all out, but if there are more than 2-3 tracks that aren't grabbing me early on, I delete those and then just keep listening to the tracks I DO like. Gary Clark Jr's "Blak and Blu" album is a perfect example: I *really* like 2/3 of it, but there are 2-3 songs that I could tell right away weren't for me no matter how many times I might listen. DELETE....
If only 1-2 tracks aren't doing it for me, I'll keep listening to the whole thing and I do find that in those cases, those "other" tracks may eventually grab me (as happened with the ALABAMA SHAKES cd this year, where I immediately loved half of it, but the other half grew on me after repeated listens...). But if too many songs don't grab me early on, it seems like work to get through the cd a 2nd, 3rd, 4th time and listening to music should never be "work".
And I do occasionally bust out an older album that I want to revisit either because I haven't heard the whole thing in so long or because maybe I don't feel I gave it a completely fair shot when I first got it. More often than not I find I don't really enjoy it anymore than I did when I first got it, but occasionally I do.
And then there are those albums that just cry out to be taken in as a whole and that I rarely listen to unless I've got time to hear the whole thing (mostly concept albums and/or albums with a distinctly unique vibe to it): Pink Floyd's "The Wall", "Amused to Death" by Roger Waters, "Close to the Edge" by Yes, The Who's "Tommy", the White Album....
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