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Took me a while to get that too, but got there in the end.
Yeah I used to only download music.
Then I realised - if I'm not paying, that's not only criminal, but then the artists won't make the music I like.
So I started buying every single song in my music library, even though the quality of the ones I had were perfect already.
Spent LOADS on Amazon MP3 - feels good though smile.gif
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I've been having fun the entire time. But yes, I think the full screen album art is pretty and it's one of my favorite features. One thing I missed about iTunes coming from a mac.

Ah that makes sense. I always play games or mess around on the internet. I almost never look at my player for more than a minute. (seriously....we need a shrug smiley)
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I much prefer CDs as I love physical copies of things, but sometimes I'll sacrifice that for a decent deal on a lossless version of it smile.gif.
 
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I download the albums to see if I like them.

But you're right, I'd rather get my music for free and save my money for other things. I'm a college student on a pretty tight budget so buying two new albums every day isn't something I want to spend my money on.

Spending money on a media player I use every day, on the other hand, is more than worth it. Not to mention there's an iPhone app that streams my entire library to my phone, so I've got it all on the go.

Also, I don't download individual songs. This isn't the Napster era anymore.
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I was a college student, too, so that's really the worst excuse you can use. I still managed to buy at least 1 to 2 CDs a month. That's what? $20. $30 if you're feeling frivolous. You're obviously listening to music everyday, so in the long run...the music outweighs the media player tongue.gif.
 
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Took me a while to get that too, but got there in the end.
Yeah I used to only download music.
Then I realised - if I'm not paying, that's not only criminal, but then the artists won't make the music I like.
So I started buying every single song in my music library, even though the quality of the ones I had were perfect already.
Spent LOADS on Amazon MP3 - feels good though smile.gif

Well then spend your money at band camp...not amazon thumb.gif

(this is not intended to be an attack to piss you off)
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This isn't the Napster era anymore.

Stop reminding me sad-smiley-002.gif
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I download the albums to see if I like them.
Also, I don't download individual songs. This isn't the Napster era anymore.

I actually buy individual songs myself.
I don't buy albums as MOST of the time the other songs aren't songs I like.
I've only ever bought 2 or so albums in my life (digital copies) - and if I'm not mistaken they were BOTH MJ ones.

Had physical CD's back when I was a kid - even had a CD case to store them all.
As soon as MP3's started becoming more mainstream, I ditched my walkman for a small 256mb (I think it was) MP3 player that ran off a 1xAAA battery smile.gif

As for a college student and all that - that's a poor excuse.
I'm a student myself, however I know where you are coming from.

I just see it as: "If I were making music, would I be happy if people were downloading it for free?"
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Well then spend your money at band camp...not amazon thumb.gif

(this is not intended to be an attack to piss you off)

I don't even get that.
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Artists make most of their money from concerts and their record companies take most of the album money iirc
    
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Artists make most of their money from concerts and their record companies take most of the album money iirc

Yes that's very true, although without the record company, most artists wouldn't be on tour....
More so, I don't go to concerts. Mainly because I can't afford them and have no one to go with, as I'm a lonely desperado.
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