Maybe I need to get out more but the lack of information or consistency with regards to download vouchers provided with your pricey vinyl records is exasperating…
It’s quite clear if there is a sticker. But there isn’t always – which can mean one of two things – there isn’t one (eg Arcade Fire latest) or there is (The Horrors). For me it’s a key part of deciding to buy the pricey 180g blah colour vinyl thing vs. the £10 cheaper CD or nothing at all – so if it is there, why not tell the consumer. And if it isn’t, why? Are you really hoping the mug who just paid £23 should also pay a further £7 to get it into iTunes?
And don’t rip me off. Eg the new Bowie box..£170, but no download voucher offered. But then bizarrely because I purchased through Amazon today I was told I have an autorip download of the set. So if you buy though Amazon you get one but not elsewhere?
And lastly, shops never know (sans sticker) whether it has one or not, and kind of look at you like it is a strange question.
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