Music News: Music Release Date Change to Friday?

670px-total_music_market_2003If you’ve been in the music business for any length of time you know that for a great long while now Tuesday has always been the day that record labels would release their new music. But a change is coming. Industry bible Billboard Magazine reports that that this new procedure will be put into effect in July of 2015. This will become the global street day for all music releases.
According to the report, it’s to prevent piracy. Right now, each country has it’s own release day, which means that if an album is released in Australia on Friday, or the UK on Monday, the recording is already copied and spread online by the time the Tuesday release rolls around in the United States.
So what do you think are the pros and cons of this change? Check out the entire article on written by contributing writer Bobby Owsinski.

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