Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Wait. What year is it again?

I am on Amazon.com's music email list, which is mostly a good thing, since they usually offer free downloads while pitching the stuff they want you to buy. And, you know, you'd like to make some small effort to stay aware of what The Kids Are Listening To These Days.

However, the opening of today's ...

Dear Amazon.com Customer,

If you're looking for fresh tunes to buy and send to Amazon Cloud Drive, allow us to introduce you to our friends Gorillaz, Lady Gaga, Steve Miller Band, and many others who have swell new releases out today.

Congratulations to marketing, I guess, for finding the one adjective archaic enough to make the band whose greatest hits album was released in 1978 seem fresh.

above: Big Ol' Jet Airliner

(pic. source, pic. source)

1 comment:

Jack said...

I imagine they were very eager to share their swell new releases.