Reznor Grosses $1.6 Million In The First Week Of Ghosts I-IV

from the nope,-no-way-for-musicians-to-make-money-at-all dept

Last week, we noted that Trent Reznor's latest experiment with business models had resulted in selling out the exclusive deluxe edition of his latest Nine Inch Nails offering, grossing $750,000. That, of course, didn't include any of the lower level sales. Reznor has now released the news that in the first week alone, the project has grossed $1.6 million in revenue, despite the fact that the music was widely available for free download (some of that helped along by Reznor himself). How long until someone says that there's no way to make money giving away music again?

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    zhenchyld, 14 Mar 2008 @ 11:50am

    I paid $5 for the album. That includes 36 tracks with an accompanying pdf with the photographs which served as the visual inspirations for each track, as well as album art and wallpapers. im a huge fan of TRs work and can say that i kinda felt bad i wasn't paying more for the album.

    best $5 i ever spent.

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