In an article posted by Billboard Biz last month billed ‘UK Album Sales Drop By 13%’, the unfortunate but unsurprising news that the rate of LPs sold in the UK had reached record breaking lows hit music lovers all too hard.
Intensified even further with a subsequent report which revealed ‘old releases’ were currently outselling their new counterparts for the first time in US chart history, it’s safe to say that the industry has seen far better days- as it currently experiences its worst.
Indeed, despite commercial highs scored by Adele, Drake, Lil Wayne and Pop deity Lady GaGa, very little can be done to disguise the desperate state many a label find itself in as they struggle to convince the buying public their acts are worth…buying.
So, ever eager to catch your take on matters like these, That Grape Juice asks you:
Can Album Sales Be Saved?
What do you think the labels are doing wrong when it comes to pushing them?
Weigh in below…