RE: Journey - Arrival up on Napster
Posted by: Eric ()
Date: August 07, 2000 11:07PM

Regarding the Napster deal:

It is quite evident that an argument can be made for either side (okay its on Napster vs. Not okay). I am entirely confused as to which side I'm on. I have decided to wait for the official CD release however.

Argument "okay"
1) Its unreleased
2) Mostly fans that will buy the CD anyway
3) Fans haven't been privvy to any teasers from Journey on their website
4) Journey fans are rabid

Argument "Not okay"
1) It was unfinished, unpolished. It is not the final album - and their "test" material doesn't have a right to be reviewed without their consent. Test products often have problems, and in this case, Journey didn't ask anyone for a friggin Beta Test......The order will be different, the songs will be different, and the quality will be different.

2) There will be some non core-fans and bad music ear people that download it and hear it through their cheesy computer speakers, and say that it's not as good as Perry's era. And I don't want eveybody e-mailing me telling me how great their computer speakers are - many people have a very mono, shit PC sound system.

3) Anyone who downloads it after a certain point MUST realize it's theft. It is now well known that Journey/SONY do not want it out yet.

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SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
Journey - Arrival up on Napster 155 Ingmar 08/06/2000 01:46AM
RE: Journey - Arrival up on Napster 107 Jeff 08/06/2000 04:13AM
Thou shall not STEAL!! 96Preacherman08/06/2000 04:19AM
RE: Thou shall not STEAL!! 102Kris08/06/2000 04:57AM
You are WRONG!!! 107John Q08/06/2000 05:55AM
RE: You are WRONG!!! 122Rockin' Rev08/06/2000 07:50AM
Damn... 112 Andrew 08/06/2000 10:48AM
RE: The difference between Napster and mr.com 139Markus08/08/2000 07:56AM
RE: You are WRONG!!! 107Kris08/06/2000 11:59AM
RE: Thou shall not STEAL!! 122 Ingmar 08/06/2000 09:39AM
RE: Journey - Arrival up on Napster 112 F.O.R.D. 08/07/2000 01:44PM
Gimme a f@*#ing break! 103John Q08/07/2000 03:24PM
RE: Gimme a f@*#ing break! 94 F.O.R.D. 08/08/2000 04:17PM
RE: Gimme a f@*#ing break! 117 Eric 08/09/2000 02:14AM
RE: Gimme a f@*#ing break! 105 F.O.R.D. 08/09/2000 10:41AM
RE: Gimme a f@*#ing break! 108 KISSaholic 08/10/2000 05:39PM
RE: Journey - Arrival up on Napster129 Eric 08/07/2000 11:07PM
RE: Journey - Arrival up on Napster 111Surfpunk08/08/2000 04:48AM
oh, thanks for telling EVERYBODY now............ 122 Kevin 08/06/2000 06:34AM


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