A lot has been made of Jon Bon Jovi’s comments in a Sunday Times Magazine feature alleging Apple supremo Steve Jobs destroyed the music business. Single handedly no doubt …
Aside from the old ‘the record business isn’t the music business’ angle, what hasn’t been said is that Bon Jovi is late to the party; this is old news!
In fact it was self-evident in 2004, and I wrote about it endlessly at the time. The simple truth is that the iTunes store effectively unbundled the album format, and it was (sadly) clear that label revenues would be heading south, fast.
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