Return Of The Album? Pink Floyd Wins Online Bundling Right

The album’s not dead yet – well, not in Pink Floyd’s case at least. A judge has ruled in favour of the prog rock band, which went to the UK High Court for the right to have its material sold online only the form of albums, not individual singles, which have became the dominant form of digital download.

Pink Floyd’s contract with EMI – which was signed 11 years ago ago, before the online music boom – says its albums must only be sold as a whole and in a set order. EMI argued this applied only to “physical product”, but, according to Justice Andrew Morrit’s ruling, via Bloomberg: “There is nothing in the terms