Radiohead has stunned the music world once again only this time by announcing that its forthcoming album will make its debut as a digital download available for whatever individual consumers want to pay for it.
Thom Yorke, seen above at a music festival near Paris in 2006, has questioned the traditional music-industry sales model.
When pre-ordering the album through the website, the checkout screen returns the message: “It’s up to you.”
A subsequent message adds: “No really, it’s up to you.”
A physical version of the album [a special edition featuring two discs along with lyrics and artwork] will follow in December.
worth every stinking cent of whatever you think it’s worth.
on principle ALONE.