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Old 03-24-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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Mercury Records abandoning CD and vinyl format for singles

The end of an era: Mercury Records stops production of singles | Mail Online
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:14 PM   #2
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My first reaction was that I didn't even realize CD singles were still around ... but considering I did buy a bunch of U2 CD singles from NLOTH, I guess that's a lie.

I just don't ever see them in the stores, just for sale through Amazon and the like. Or as imports.
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So no more physical U2 singles in the UK then. I assume this will hold true for Universal's other markets.
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In Australia there is basically no stores that sell singles anymore anyway.

Our largest retailer stopped selling singles in the middle of last year.
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I used to love buying singles. Bur then they went all tightarse and started coming with just the single and instrumental version of it. Rip off
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I stopped buying Shuttlecock singles after ATYCLC; I think there was only one legit b-side (Are You Gonna Play Forever?) after that so there didn't seem to be a point.
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:26 PM   #7
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I bought WITS cos it had live versions of Zoo Station and Kite.
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I had pretty much all the HTDAAB ones. WITS was an awesome single.

Tori used to release better singles though, now all the shit ends up on the actual record
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i miss the days before i had internet and just randomly stumbled upon the Popheart single at a Circuit City.
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I don't have much to say about that because I have no clue where or when I bought that single but I just felt like 'cockifying it.


 
Cockhard, naturally.
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laz, would "Please" remain "Please" in your Cocktionary?
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I think it was actually changed to "Cock, Please". Which is kind of funny but probably could be improved.
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Assuming it's a riff on 'cock tease,' why not just make it Tease?

Or is it more like Bitch, Please!
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"get down on your knees and please....please....please....eat it out....cuz cock is big....it's bigger.....than us.....but cock is not what you're thinking of?"
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"cuz cock is big....it's bigger.....than us....."
That's a mighty big cock.
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