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Custom-made FTDs

Tue Jul 05, 2005 10:09 am

what if....

FTD label would respond to design-your-own orders for remastered cd compilations

(soundtrack material especially)

the liking of 1 song on PHS, for example, doesn't justify owning the whole soundtrack release imo.
same goes with any of his movie soundtracks.
I like 2 songs on Spinout, but imo doesn't justify owning the whole FTD release of the soundtrack.

How many pass on a release because there's only 1 or 2 songs on it you like, while there's 5 or 6 songs there you don't like?

the majority you don't like outweighs the songs you do like

So....
What if I could order direct from FTD, a cd with the tracks I specifically want, and of course omitting the tracks I don't want.

:?:

Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:08 am

Just be thankful we have a 'collectors' label!

Re: Custom-made FTDs

Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:45 am

Graceland Gardener wrote:So....
What if I could order direct from FTD, a cd with the tracks I specifically want, and of course omitting the tracks I don't want.

:?:


I think that'd be great. Like I still don't have those gospel songs from the 1972 rehearsals released on the Amazing Grace double CD because I already had all the rest of the songs on the set.

If BMG/FTD had an online song store and a bunch of possible covers to choose from, that'd be great for mopping up odd songs I don't have. But I imagine those discs would be very expensive because it'd be even more specialised than FTD is already.

Jules

Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:26 pm

They don´t mind about that and what really is important to them is SELL. This is the business soul and while the sales are at least good and generating profit they won´t move any finger to change that. And I am thankful for FTD releases, how many singers out there has it´s own label!!!!??

Best Regards
Renan.

Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:42 pm

I wonder what that would cost?

We already get raped blind with the regular releases--what do you suppose they would charge for something that took some effort?

Terry

Wed Jul 06, 2005 12:58 am

terbon4 wrote:
We already get raped blind with the regular releases

Terry



Raped?...bit strong...what you don"t want dont buy?.

Wed Jul 06, 2005 6:33 am

Going on this same idea....I think it would be cool if you could order absolutely any soundboard they have in their possession directly from them. This would be a service seperate from the FTD project. Of course the CD wouldn't come with cover art, but that'd be fine, as I'd kill to have the 6/20/74 soundboard from Des Moines.

This idea wouldn't actually be that hard to do, all they'd have to do is put all the soundboards into a datebase on a computer and then you could pay to download the soundboard. Many bands (ie: Metallica) do this today. They record all their concerts, and then you can pay to download it and burn the CD of the concert you had just witnessed. A friend of mine had a soundboard recording of a Metallica concert he attended just days after attending the show. It was very cool.

Wed Jul 06, 2005 6:46 am

RyanD wrote:Going on this same idea....I think it would be cool if you could order absolutely any soundboard they have in their possession directly from them.


that too a good idea.
I know Ernst has no intention of releasing many soundboards from near-to-each other dates. (ie. June 4-5-6-7-8... etc)

But if you wanted one of those dates, and I wanted another show of that week, it would be cool if BMG would supply us a copy of specfic date to those who order them

Go thru database, checkmark the date/venue you want and pay them.

A produce-one-per-order process saves them the hassle of pressing x,0000 copies in advance that may or may not sell.


(KISS is making soundbaord cds available immediately after each show. Stand in line, ante up your $20 and get a cd before you leave)

Wed Jul 06, 2005 7:06 am

terbon4 wrote:I wonder what that would cost? We already get raped blind with the regular releases


If you feel raped as you say, why don't you just say no? You cannot rape the willing.

Someday when they are gone, you'll be wanting them back.

I for one am very thankful that there is an FTD label and will continue to support them for as long as it lasts. If and when they come out with one that I don't want, I'll not buy it. Until then....bring them on!

Wed Jul 06, 2005 7:21 am

terbon4 wrote:I wonder what that would cost?

We already get raped blind with the regular releases--what do you suppose they would charge for something that took some effort?

Terry



Are you kidding me?

look, noone's holding a gun to your head to purchase these discs! If you like or love Elvis and you are financially stable to afford them, you buy the product. if can't, you won't!

get it? I hope so... :roll:

Wed Jul 06, 2005 12:12 pm

terbon4 wrote:I wonder what that would cost?

We already get raped blind with the regular releases--what do you suppose they would charge for something that took some effort?

Terry


intelligent stuff there dude. :roll: