Why Physical Albums Remain Vital for the Health of the Music Biz

Our MD, Drew Hill, recently wrote a piece for Music Week where he talks about why physical albums remain vital for the health of the music business.

“At the turn of the millennium, the IFPI reported that CDs accounted for 76% of albums sold globally. Since then, the adoption of digital technology relating to both streaming and digital downloads has led to this share decreasing, but talk of a complete digital dominance is misplaced.

Indeed, with 47.3 million CDs sold to UK audiences in 2016, the figures are clear – the format is proving resilient in an era of rapid change. So why do we often talk the CD down?”

You can read the full story over on the Music Week website here.