MySQL Get row with greatest parent row

If you have a database of CDs, and artists, etc.

Say you want to get a list of artists with their most recent releases:

FROM artist
    album ON artist.artistID = album.artistID
WHERE album.albumID = (
    SELECT MAX(albumID) FROM album WHERE artist.artistID =  album.artistID

Make sure you have indexed correctly, this could be a slow one.

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