The vinyl album is getting its groove back

The vinyl album is getting its groove back

Don’t bury the album just yet.

Yes, it’s struggling, with album sales down by half since the historical high it set in 2000 – sales dropped another 8.5 percent in 2009 to 489.8 million, even as overall music sales climbed 2.1 percent, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Album-buying havens, such as the Virgin Megastores and the Tower Records chains, vanished, and music industry and technology…

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~ by lprevival on February 20, 2010.

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