Friday, January 2, 2009

Is the Album Dead?

Looking at top 10 album sales from 2008 vs. 2000, we see sales 1/3 the level from those just 8 years ago.

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The Big Picture asks:

How many of these do you own the CD of? How many do you own legally? How many have you borrowed or downloaded?
The bigger question inferred... is the album dead?

Source: NY Times / EW