The Prophet of Pop

The Prophet of Pop

Happy Friday Post! Amazon Cuts MP3 Prices Again!

I shop music frequently, and this Friday I wanted to pass along to all of you dear friends the best advice I can.  Today that advice is to make Amazon your home for digital music.  No, I don’t work for Amazon, I just want you to be happy.

In the past year has become the place to go for music downloads.  They have now decided to up the ante by offering hit singles at only 69 cents!  Seriously, that is a whole 50 cents cheaper than Itunes!  As if that weren’t enough reasons, I can offer you six more reasons to give your business to the Amazon MP3 store:

1. $1.99 albums – Every day Amazon has a new album available for only 2 dollars.  Whole albums!!  For 2 dollars!!  Now, it is unlikely that you will find absolutely classic albums, but there are always good albums popping up every week.  There is also a big section for 5 dollar albums as well.


2. The Cloud – This has been a hot topic in the record industry, but a lot of people still don’t seem to know what it is.  Basically, anything that you download from Amazon will be in your MP3 Cloud.  You can access that Cloud anywhere with internet and listen to your music whenever you want to.  That is really, really cool.

3. Promotional credit – Amazon loves slinging around promo-credit for purchases.  In fact, most of my MP3 downloads have come from the promotional credits that they give customers for other purchases, holidays, etc. etc.  It is easy to rack up and even easier to spend!

4. They treat small artists well – Even if you don’t have a local artist that you follow, this should appeal to your general feelings of right and wrong.  Amazon takes less money from the artist than Itunes and other competing services.  When you are talking small artists, that is a very big deal.  They need the money, trust me.


5. Better quality downloads – Without getting too technical, Amazon’s MP3s just sound better.  You will notice that the downloads take a little longer, that’s because they sound better.  There are all kinds of technical reasons for this, but just trust me on it.  I’m the prophet.

6. It is just cheaper – The 69 cent singles are only the beginning.  A lot of full albums are 8 dollars, and you will rarely find yourself paying full price for a download.  What’s to lose?

I hope that I have not insulted any Apple fans with this information, but mostly I hope that someone will discover great new music because of this.  That is what it’s all about!

Happy Friday!!

Related – Katy Perry Tell-All Book?

Follow the Prophet of Pop on Twitter and on Facebook!

Comments read comments(1)
post a comment

posted October 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm

This website was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found
something which helped me. Kudos!

report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

This "Sexy And I Know It" Cover Is Life Changing
[youtube][/youtube] This rad cover of "Sexy And I Know It" by LMFAO is currently blowing up the internet and blowing ladies' minds. Turns out this guy looks a lot like me, and he is from South ...

posted 9:43:05am May. 15, 2012 | read full post »

A Fond Farewell to the Sing-Off - or, WHAT!?! There Goes Another One of My Favorite Shows
[youtube][/youtube] I would love to be able to stick my head in the sand like a TV executive. Now, granted, I don't know too much about what they do, but I know one thing that they do - make ...

posted 9:15:20am May. 15, 2012 | read full post »

Hot Problems - The Best Song Ever
[youtube][/youtube] I can relate to this.  Hot dudes have problems too.  I'm just glad someone was brave enough to speak about this powerful message. ...

posted 11:29:09am Apr. 20, 2012 | read full post »

Lionel Richie... What Are You Doing??
Pop and R&B legend Lionel Richie has suddenly popped on the charts again.  I love me some Lionel, and have since his glory days in the '80s, so I was excited to see what he had going on. I wish I hadn't.  Here's ...

posted 4:12:07pm Apr. 19, 2012 | read full post »

Why Couples Should Watch Ice Loves Coco
I love my wife, and my wife loves reality television.  Generally I will play a video game or read a book while she watches the Kardashians, Say Yes to the Dress, and similar programs.  Those shows aren't really my thing, I'm more of a ...

posted 10:41:31am Apr. 18, 2012 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.