Re: [rumori] If it was a snake, I'd be dancing the tarantella

From: Chris Ball (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 15:22:47 PST

audi wrote:
>occassionally I do buy music based on a neat
>cover, sue me
Me two

>But won't the product be LESS expensive to produce without all the
>production effort put towards Image/Marketing?
It's been suggested that they don't expect to make money from CD sales
drectly, but through merchandising which only has to do with Image. I don't
know how to defend this accusation, but I like its Orwellian overtones.

>The "Industry" just wants to
>keep control over whatever they thought they had control over.
Absolutely. Currently there's an epidemic of corporate all-fathers telling
us they put a roof over our heads, don't we deserve your respect and
obedience, and if we don't like it we can rot in Siberia for all they care.

The recording industry makes most of its money from artists who are
currently DECEASED

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