CD singles ditched by WH Smith because of sliding sales

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 The UK High Street retailer WM Smith has announced that due to stiff  competition and declining CD single sales, it has decided to discontinue selling  CD singles.  This discontinuation ...
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Pffft who actually buys CD singles anyway? I thought it was just for kids who can pick up a single with their pocket money. You might as well get the album IMHO

@highpass: once singles made a sense! in time of good ol’ vynil when there where the famous b-sides - but watcha get nowadays when u buy single - one song in ten versions - and wonder why single sales drop? look @ shit like searching superstars and f**ckin popstars who really should buy this crap? :slight_smile:

I quite agree with you. I tried bringing a radio into work to make the atmosphere more enjoyable, but find it really difficult to concentrate when the radio presenter says ‘Here is this week’s #1’ and then 'Shut-up! Shut-up!, Just Shut-up! Shut-up!..". Next song ‘Milkshake’… I find it hard concentrating on work with that sort of music (like a TV soap gone musical) let alone getting any sort of temptation to buying that single! The Vinyl days had more enjoyable music that almost anyone would be willing to buy.

DVD-A single time…perhaps one song with video in high definition…5.1 24/96 /24/192 + bonus song equivelant to side b of the 45 rpm? $2…sounds fair to me.

sure if its from a musician and not such popstart, superstar and what they call the shit these days…