3030Dance Singles (was: Re: NGCBD)
- May 31, 2001
> - a lot of big-name singles buy record shelf space in big CD shops. IfHehe....I always mess things up for these peeps then.
> when you walk into a Virgin Megastore, the most prominent single on
> display is Geri Halliwell and not Westlife (for example), it's not because
> Virgin reckon Geri will sell more CDs- it's because Geri's
> promotion/record label have booked & paid the chain for the most prominent
Whenever Hybrid have just released something, and I'm in either HMV or
Virgin (normally trying hard not to buy CDs or vinyl).....I can't resist
taking as many Hybrid CDs / 12"s as I dare and placing them in the most
prominent positions. It ends up looking like Virgin are really backing them.
I thought that they'd notice after a little while, but it normally stays
like that for a few days (I work near a Virgin, it's hard not to go in). I
can normally get quite a few singles/albums sold that way - if it's infront
of people, they tend to pick them up to have a look.
(as I'm writing this, I'm wondering if my love of Hybrid's music is going
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