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Old Music Outsold New Releases In Vinyl Sales

Despite the unflaggingly high sales of Taylor Swift’s 2014 album 1989, which remained on the charts well into 2015, the latest Nielsen surveys indicate that catalog records outsold current releases by 4.3 million copies for the first time last year. Perhaps the numbers uncover a tendency for listeners to keep up with the newest music by streaming via media channels rather than vinyl. It is harder sometimes to buy a new 12″ when the tracks are available for less money on Beatport or Hard Wax