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Any Idea Why They're Not Selling the "Rebel Heart" Album At Shows?


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MDNA was sold at the last tour, so why is Rebel Heart not being sold at concert venues? I really can't think of any plausible reason- unless they did not want to press any more physical units. :)

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^The digital album/ticket promo, however, was not anywhere as successful as the last tour, which had both physical and digital. Plus, again, MDNA had that promo and was sold at venues.

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Physical albums maybe going out of style, but you'd think they'd still have some copies on hand (vinyl and CD). It's still a memento like anything else.

Not to mention people who haven't bought the album before maybe MUCH more inclined while on hand at a show.

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Physical albums maybe going out of style, but you'd think they'd still have some copies on hand (vinyl and CD). It's still a memento like anything else.

Not to mention people who haven't bought the album before maybe MUCH more inclined while on hand at a show.

Indeed indeed
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Her music is never visible enough on her merchandise stands.

I once saw a George Michael concert in Antwerp (2008), and 2 exit the venue u had 2 leave going

up a giant staircase walking right into a giant CD stand that had all his albums & dvds and people just

flocked 2 buy his shit...Like multiple titles. I remember thinking wow seeing all those people carrying copies

of Faith and his Best Of.

And that's how u do it. :fag: Get their wallets while they're still euphoric.

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Her music is never visible enough on her merchandise stands.

I once saw a George Michael concert in Antwerp (2008), and 2 exit the venue u had 2 leave going

up a giant staircase walking right into a giant CD stand that had all his albums & dvds and people just

flocked 2 buy his shit...Like multiple titles. I remember thinking wow seeing all those people carrying copies

of Faith and his Best Of.

And that's how u do it. :fag: Get their wallets while they're still euphoric.

This

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Probably has to do with the lack of integrarion betwen live nation , interscope (for RH) and. They just dont care about warmer past releases(lets say they put celebration or TIC on display)

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^The digital album/ticket promo, however, was not anywhere as successful as the last tour, which had both physical and digital. Plus, again, MDNA had that promo and was sold at venues.

The MDNA promo was a lot less effort for people. That was more of an opt-out vs. Rebel Heart's opt-in.

Plus it's 2015 y'all. The amount of people that are going to buy a CD at a concert are incredibly low. A vinyl would probably sell better as collector's item

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They probably earn more money with any piece of her merchandising than with albums that nobody buys anymore. At least, you can't illegaly download a t-shirt :smile:

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I thought the industry had a rule that albums sold at live gigs don't count in terms of sales/charting...or was that rule scratched?

I thought Prince tried it a good while ago, and got busted. Maybe I'm confusing it with someone else.... but I swear I read something like that...

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I thought the industry had a rule that albums sold at live gigs don't count in terms of sales/charting...or was that rule scratched?

I thought Prince tried it a good while ago, and got busted. Maybe I'm confusing it with someone else.... but I swear I read something like that...

That's a strange rule... I wonder why?

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I thought the industry had a rule that albums sold at live gigs don't count in terms of sales/charting...or was that rule scratched?

I thought Prince tried it a good while ago, and got busted. Maybe I'm confusing it with someone else.... but I swear I read something like that...

From memory, Prince gave everyone who attended the show a copy of his latest album at the venue (after scanning each copy) and then the album rocketed up the charts, prompting them to change the rule regarding ticket bundling etc.

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But if you sell, as opposed to give away, the album at the show, then it should count, no?

Exactly, so the "rule" that was mentioned earlier actually doesn't exist (as long as the product is sold and not given away).

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