RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK!
Posted by: Dave ()
Date: July 26, 2000 07:17AM

To be fair to certain parties at Sony, I know some individuals who were there when the last studio album was released with Steve Perry, who did make some effort to promote the band in rather 'difficult' circumstances.
I think the problem was that the UK side weren't prepared to spend a great deal of money on promoting a band who were allegedly unwilling at the time to tour the country or, indeed, visit the UK for press. And getting press interest from any publications other than the melodic rock 'fanzine' (how a major label views such publications) end of the market was nigh on impossible. The 'majors' certainly weren't interested, whether it was a reunion record with Perry or not.
Like you Surfpunk, I will be very interested to see what approach is taken with the brand new record in September.

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Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 342Surfpunk07/26/2000 03:38AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK!180Dave07/26/2000 07:17AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 173Surfpunk07/26/2000 07:47AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 183John Q07/26/2000 10:27AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 213 Kevin 07/26/2000 12:10PM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 214Peter M. Bietenholz07/26/2000 06:38PM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 277 Andrew Paul 07/26/2000 10:21PM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 228 Kieran 07/27/2000 05:25AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 216Surfpunk07/27/2000 05:39AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 479 Mark Alger 07/27/2000 04:44PM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 220Surfpunk07/28/2000 05:17AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 177Dave07/28/2000 05:48AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 221Surfpunk07/28/2000 07:13AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 263Dave07/28/2000 09:19AM

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