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12.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Chinese Democracy wasn't the only casualty of a misguided "no iTunes" marketing strategy. After bolstering hard-copy sales of Kid Rock's latest album by pulling it from iTunes, this year Atlantic Records became overzealous and briefly pulled the debut album from its heat-seeking R&B artist Estelle, whose "American Boy" single had serious momentum at the time. Unsurprisingly, the album's sales we...
08.12.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Roots embarrassed themselves earlier this year when they pushed the emo-lite crossover attempt "Birthday Girl," featuring a sunny chorus from Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, as the lead single to their latest album, Rising Down. Fans cried foul, and ultimately the band reneged, pulling the track from the album and saving face with a record that, against the odds, turned out to be even more milit...