CDs: Still Not Dead

Yes, CD sales are in an irreversible decline, but we need to put everything into perspective.  Sales of music on CD are still nine times larger than all the digital tracks ever sold.  The gap is closing, of course, but let’s not discount the economic important of the compact disc just yet.

This chart appears at Digital Music News.  

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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