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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    Killer_Tofu (profile), 27 Mar 2008 @ 6:55am

    Well

    I know this thread is a little aged now and not top of the list. But, earlier I had mentioned that I wish I knew when my CDs arrive.
    Well, I should have always known, it said it right in the confirmation email.
    I opened it up, saw the correct pricing and just figured I was set.
    If I had actually read the whole email I would have seen that the 2XCD sets ship on April 8th.
    Heh, thats what I get for rushing =
    But all is well, still listening to the MP3s. =)

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