Originally Posted by mark thorpe
yep totally agree.. cd's cost no more and 20p to burn.. yet they sell them for up to £20
that would be a £19.80 profit on EVERY CD. now, i know they have to take recording into account, but it is ludacrous..
the music industry is taking the piss, and the sad thing is the artists see diddily squat of that money, its the record companies who get minted..
They are normally 10 pounds. £1.75 is VAT leaving 8.25. Lets say they are bough by the music store for £4 which leaves a difference of £4.25. After that, the store probably sees £1-2 profit after operatin costs, staff wages etc. ~£1 of the original £4 would go to the artist and the record lable would probably see 1-2 after operating costs.
I normally buy from amazon but when there is only 1 song I want, instead of buying the album I've used napster simply because its alot easier but now they have 'locked' my downloads!