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Lee Trink on Kid Rock's change of mind re iTunes

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Times are different than they were on the last release. There are fewer record stores available, and there are fans who don't necessarily want to get in the car and drive to the store. They've been accustomed to buying it digitally. He's proven his point that he was able to have an incredibly successful record without iTunes, [but] that doesn't mean you can't reassess the landscape and take a look at people's buying behaviors. Now is the right time. Digital will only be a greater and greater proportion in the way recorded music is purchased. At a certain point, there will be a very tiny, tiny proportion of physical goods. You're going to have to make that decision." —Kid Rock manager Lee Trink on his client’s decision to sell his upcoming Atlantic album, Rebel Soul, as well as its individual tracks, at the iTunes Store, quoted on Rollingstone.com. (11/9a)

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