Don’t expect to find Prince’s new album “20Ten” on iTunes or on any other legal music outlet that is. Prince has told the Daily Mirror that his future will not include the Internet or possibly computers of any kind and went on to declare the Internet “completely over” – guess you’ll have to find ways to party like it’s 1999 without your Internet music soon?
Prince further explained why he won’t release his music through any Internet outlets. “The Internet is completely over,” he said. “I don’t see why I should give my new music to iTunes or anyone else. They won’t pay me an advance for it and then they get angry when they can’t get it.”
Prince, not surprisingly, has other plans as he is giving away copies of his new album with Saturday’s edition of the Mirror, according to Billboard magazine. He has also made similar arrangements with Rolling Stone’s German edition and with a Belgian newspaper, it’s reported
Prince added: “The Internet’s like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.” He also confessed his dislike for digital devices: “All these computers and digital gadgets are no good,” he said. “They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.”
To all the Ipod owners out there: we don’t think you should throw them out just yet…..