Even bands with deep catalogs have hits, and then they have superstar hits. There may be 20 songs from Queen that people know, but really we're talking about two or three that are more popular by orders of magnitude. They're cultural staples. If I had the option to buy 9 songs instead of 12 songs on 'Meet the Beatles,' I might have done that.
More Quotes from Eric Garland:It's an existential question. To answer it, you'd have to get between the ears of everyone who downloads for free, every time they download something.
The open-source community will continue to build new, uncensored versions.
I think that television and Hollywood film will have a much easier time of working with this phenomenon as opposed to battling it.
It's just like if Sony went out of business. Your Sony television would still function.
But in the cases where people were downloading four or five or six songs from one work, 10 times out of 10 that album became a big seller at traditional retail. People still sometimes see the CD as a good investment.
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