Subtitle: WAIT YOU HAVEN’T HEARD THE WHOLE THING YET DON’T WALK AWAY
I know there are going to be 8,000 posts (minimum) about Spotify this week and even more opinions. I realize that I’m probably just adding to the noise, and I realize that I am not an expert.
But I just have a lot of feelings about this, okay? Feelings. And what is a blog if not a place to share feelings?
(I added gifs to make this more interesting for people like Jamie.)
My husband is a musician, and I went to Belmont University. I was a music business major for three years before I got my act together and realized hey, I don’t really like this accounting stuff, and changed to public relations. At least half of my friends are musicians, whether professional or semi-professional or make-EPs-for-fun. I say this not to claim to be any sort of authority on the topic, but to say that I have a vested interest in it.
If you haven’t read it yet, here is Spotify’s response to Taylor Swift pulling her catalog from Spotify.
I have a lot of issues with this argument.