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zackuradrops wrote:
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Canitoch wrote:
Hm so I have a friend whos a singer and knows quite a bit about the music industry.

I told her about what's happening with Utada and she basically said that it sounds like Utada's contract with EMI is ending, but before it's over she needs to release a new album. An easy way out for this is to create a "greatest hits" like album (in this case singles collection) and add a couple new songs to it. Marketing wise this is nice as like a "I'm leaving!", I think she's going to get a lot of sales from this album (remember though she said shes coming back so don't think i said shes leaving for good). According to my friend Utada's made a smart move.

Also, EMI is one of the worst record labels to be in since it's close to bankruptcy, so she's probably abandoning it cause she doesn't want to get dragged in lol.


It seems that sometimes Utada is under promoted as well as other short comings that could be blamed on a label.


Island Def Jam is her US label...just want to make sure you aren't mixing the 2 up. Toshiba EMI is losing money at fault off it's structure as a company. Not much money comes out of recording whereas tons comes from mastering and selling records, but with that being hard to do now with the digital boom, everyone loses out. Hikaru jumping ship isn't something she'd exactly need to be secret about...unless she doesn't want to pay for her own site(which is completely understandable). Sony Warner or Avex would gladly have her. I'd actually like Kameda to get his hands on her.
Posted on: 2010/8/9 23:38
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