πŸ‘ Why Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun’s bad blood may reshape the industry

Liked Why Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun’s bad blood may reshape the industry (the Guardian)

Swift is not the first to threaten to re-record her works. Prince and Def Leppard did so after arguing they were being unfairly compensated by their original labels. But it is unheard of move for an artists at her zenith. β€œYou are essentially splitting dollars,” said Sammataro. β€œYou don’t know how the streaming service, the radio station or even your fans are going to consume it. Will they listen to the master or the re-recorded version?”

In the past artists might not have taken this route because marketing and distributing the new versions themselves would have been prohibitively expensive. In the digital age, and with her fanbase, no such issues will hold Swift back. Re-recording a couple of hits might once have satisfied Swift but with relations so strained she may feel like dealing Big Machine a bigger blow.

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