EMI cuts roster and jobs

Discussion in 'Music' started by Danny Tse, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. Danny Tse

    Danny Tse Producer

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  2. David_Stein

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    i guess i should start planning my "death of the majors" party. sweet [​IMG]
     
  3. Lee Scoggins

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    Hard to feel sorry for the label that signed Robbie Williams to a $150 million contract!

    I do feel sorry for the talented artists whose work will never see the light of day due to the boneheaded managers at EMI.
     
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    With respect, it doesn't quite work like that. The figure quoted is based on potential earnings; Mr Williams was never guaranteed that sort of sum unless he came up with the goods.

    I'm not surprised at the news. CD sales are falling, whilst DVD sales are rising. People's tastes are changing, in part, I suspect, because record companies have shoved manufactured groups on us and rap and dance acts that are totally interchangable. Shovel crap down the public's throat for long enough and even the dimmest member of the public will find something else to spend their money on for entertainment.
     
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    I agree. [​IMG]
     
  6. EricSchulz

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    Maybe every major label needs a good kick in the pants to realize that these multimillion dollar deals are ridiculous. How does a label ever think that they will recoup an investment that large? Maybe the downfall of the majors is a blessing in disguise....
     
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    I sure hope Janet's Damita Jo does well for Virgin-EMI:b
     
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    Yes, we would hate to see them go "tits up". [​IMG]
     

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