- 08 Jul 14
An unlikely source, perhaps, but the country star-turned-pop princess took to the Wall Street Journal to voice her optimism for the industry.
T-Swift said that, far from dying, the music industry is coming alive.
She wrote: "There are many (many) people who predict the downfall of music sales and the irrelevancy of the album as an economic entity. I am not one of them. In my opinion, the value of an album is, and will continue to be, based on the amount of heart and soul an artist has bled into a body of work, and the financial value that artists (and their labels) place on their music when it goes out into the marketplace."
You can read the full op-ed piece here.