In the UK and Australia, the remixed Elvis Presley If I Can Dream cd and 1t single landed at #1.
Before Elvis, most countries didn’t even have music charts and the American charts have been skewered to favour living artists.
It also bothers me that Elvis #1, which ran for weeks and months are deemed the same “1” hit as an artist who had a single week chart topper.
Counting can quantify data, but detailed accounting makes it qualitative.
I am guessing that it’s mostly friends of Elvis fans buying this for gifts.
I’d rather they release the studio jams and significant differing versions and digging into the lesser known catalog to scour for those hidden gems and thematic packages.
You can listen to the Micheal Buble intro and song here: http://www.people.com/article/elvis-presley-michael-buble-duet-fever I think it’s an overproduced train wreck. I think it’s a strange song for 2 straight guys to duet on. I am not sure why the Elvis Estate … Continue reading
This was an interesting documentary to look at music mathematically. The challenge of the doc was to see how ABBA stacked up against current artist charting in the UK. The problem for the doc was this was the … Continue reading