Jon Bon Jovi Blames iTunes/Steve Jobs For Death Of Music
Jon Bon Jovi has spoken out against iTunes and says Stephen Jobs is personally responsible for the decline of the music industry. Jon argues that electronic mp3 sales have taken the magic and mystery of buying music, and has removed the individual experience of choosing, playing and falling in love with albums. According to rocknewsdesk.com, Jon tells The Sunday Times : “When I was a kid it was a magical time. Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones on, turning it up to 10, holding the sleeve, closing your eyes and getting lost in an album."
“They’ve missed out on taking your allowance money and making a decision based on the sleeve – not knowing what a record daunted like, but looking at a couple pictures and imagining it instead.”
“I hate to sound like an old man, but I am. You mark my words: in a generation from now people are going to say, ‘What happened?’
“Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business.”
What do you think? Is he just being bitter, or does he have a point? PLEASE comment below and let me know what you think. Very interested to hear what you have to say about this one.