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Old 10-22-2004, 09:07 AM   #1
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So if iTunes gets the album earlier...?

Do you think we'll crash the Apple server by all trying to download it at the same time?
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Old 10-22-2004, 09:10 AM   #2
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Not if everyone buys the sleek and stylish new I-pod, no downloading necessary!!! Woo-hoo, jumping on the Apple bandwagon!!
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I'd say it's more likely that the servers here would crash with people begging someone to email them the entire album.
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I'd say it's more likely that the servers here would crash with people begging someone to email them the entire album.

No kidding....mass hysteria everywhere. Mayhem and rioting!
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What if the first "legal" or any availability of the album IS the iPod?

Now that's good marketing.
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I was thinkin cuz of all this marketing with Apple, U2 might do just that (release it earlier) That would be awesome!
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Old 10-22-2004, 01:52 PM   #7
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What if the first "legal" or any availability of the album IS the iPod?

Now that's good marketing.
Nothing like a 400 dollar album - which I am going to gladly buy the instant it comes out
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Old 10-22-2004, 05:33 PM   #8
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Ugh, I'll be pissed if it's released first on iTunes. Music fans do exist in Australia, you know ...
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Old 10-22-2004, 05:40 PM   #9
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It would be marketing hell to release it on iTunes first. People would either get just one song and not buy the album, or they would buy it and leak it all online for the public to download. If U2 care at all about piracy, they will put it on iTunes on 11/23 and no earlier.
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I think it would be wiser for the album to come out the same day or a week later on iTunes. Especially if U2 or management is at all concerned with chart placement.

Also, it seems stupid to buy the new iPod with the U2 albums on it. First and foremost the songs are stuck on there. You can't upload songs from your iPod to iTunes on your computer, and have fun trying to listen in your car. Second, the quality will be Mp3's (not sure what bit-rate they use either), not CD quality. Just buy the album at the store people, do yourself a favor and help U2 chart better at the same time.
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A thousand U2 fans crashing the Apple AND Interference.com servers? i can't wait!

bring on November 22!
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MASS CHAOS.
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