Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images The sad news came across late Wednesday afternoon…
- Posted on Aug 20th 2008 2:00PM by Benjy Eisen
And yet, 'Peaceblaster' might be the last CD the band ever releases. By traditional means, anyway. "For one, music has moved into a day and age when people are going to quit listening on CD players, so therefore the CD is an obsolete product if you will," Murphy explains. Additionally, for a band so environmentally conscious, it makes no sense to use all the resources it takes "to put out a CD and manufacture all that product to put out there when people aren't really buying that medium anymore."
Despite their best album sales yet with a No. 10 spot on the Billboard Electronic chart, the disc actually charted highest on iTunes (No. 2 for Electronic). Guess the band that once toured according to the Mayan calendar is actually right, although we're still pretty confident that the world will continue to exist after 2012.