Recycling Is Good for Business | Music | EW.com (1991)

Executives at EMI Records U.S.A., for example, say that an album by a current artist would have to go platinum — would have to sell a million copies, in other words — before they’d see the same profit that only 100,000 sales of their new four-CD Fats Domino set can provide. ”With a boxed set you don’t have a lot of the costs associated with a new release,” says Jim Cawley, who supervised the Domino compilation for EMI Records. ”You don’t have to pay for studio costs, a video, or tour support.”

via Recycling Is Good for Business | Music | EW.com.

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