26 July, 2008

Vinny Burns - The journey [1999]

  • Genre: Melodic Hard Rock/Pomp Rock
  • Audio Format: mp3 CBR 320 kb/sec, LAME v3.97
  • Included: nfo, log, sfv, m3u, front, back & inlay cover
  • Playing Time: 00:59:13
  • Size: 136,28 MB
  • Download link(s) in the comments
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-21grams said...

Vinny Burns sent me the following e-mail:
"Can you take my album The Journey off your site.
You have no right to offer it for free. Only I have that right.

As a consequence, I'm removing all download links/deleting the files (it goes without saying)
Once again I'm sorry artists feel that way, this is the second complaint I'm receiving...
We don't all share the same views, that's understandable but I was hoping bands would gradually come to see "the bigger picture".
What I'm about to say is rather harsh, it does, however, reflect the current situation in music business:
There two paths bands can follow:

a) Report every site/forum/blog hosts (or post links to) copyrighted material.
That will undoubtedly minimize *piracy* or at least limit its effect to a minor scale (after all, friends will still exchange/make copies of their CDs same as the "tape trading" back in the 80's, won't they?)
Yes, but will this strategy help boost sales? No, definitely NOT!
It all comes down to figures actually.
Quite simply, the more listeners you have the more the chances of becoming widely known (and consequently sell CDs, merchandising, tickets etc)

which brings us to...

b) Come to terms with the fact that people will continue to "share" music.
Think about it. If they like what they download you win a fan (and a potential "customer" if I may add). If not, there's no loss - they wouldn't pay for an indifferent album anyway...
As cynical as it may sound, it's true; if it seems like an arbitrary conclusion to you, you'd better read the surveys/statistics.
The articles are quite old, sorry; I do read the news but don't exactly keep bookmarks ;)



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