Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Five years ago today

A copy-protection company revealed that record labels were happy if one in ten of the CDs they sold didn't work;
"Pete from the Libertines" chose such a charming selection of records we wondered if he'd come to tea at our house;
the National Music Council reported that falling revenues from recorded music owed more to falling prices than dropping sales;
and Australia introduced a music ratings system to warn parents if their kids were listening to black - sorry, bad - music