Yeasayer Is Fine With Piracy

Yeasayer, the most blogged band of 2010 according to Hype Machine, doesn’t mind that fans share their music online.

Contrary to many of the major labels, the band believes that it’s an “unavoidable reality” that also serves as promotion.

“We weren’t around before Napster and the whole downloading explosion so it’s almost like growing up in some post-apocalyptic society where you don’t know the difference,” the band’s singer Chris Keating said.

“I’ve always thought the online community, and the more direct access to music without having to go the traditional route, is a good thing.

“I’m totally interested in blogs and people writing about music and doing what they want.”

Read more at SMH


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