Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Take that!

From Digital Music News: The 10 Most Disastrous Music Industry Deals...

starts off with Terra Firma's acquisition of EMI, $4.7 billion (2007)... then there's Bertelsmann's investments in Napster, $100 million (2000-onward), and my fave...  

The Robbie Williams 360-Degree Deal, $160 million (2002): Williams loves being able to walk the streets of Los Angeles without getting recognized. EMI, which signed a pioneering deal, was somehow less thrilled by that freedom.

 Take that, EMI.

Read them in full here

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