TITLE

iTunes left high and dry as Radiohead cut 7digital deal

AUTHOR(S)
Benzine, Adam
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Music Week;9/22/2007, Issue 38, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that EMI has struck a deal with 7digital for the downloading of the music of Radiohead and the music will not be available on Apple's iTunes Music Store. Radiohead wishes to make their albums only available as complete entities and iTunes insists that the albums be unbundled so consumers can buy just one track. EMI is in a tough place as it has offered its entire digital catalogue for the iTunes Plus format but doesn't want to alienate Radiohead.
ACCESSION #
26884586

 

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