Posted by Sloppy on October 01, 98 at 21:17:03:
In Reply to: Re: Wish everyone else had good taste in music like WE do! posted by savawar on September 30, 98 at 16:33:19:
> I like Savatage for reasons that don't have anything to do
> with how many CD's they sell.
> We as fans should be lucky we have them still around.
Well, obviously. The problem is that if they don't sell enough, then
they might not stay around!
Like others, I "discovered" Savatage rather serendipidously. It was
really just blind luck and a random whim that I happened to listen to
them. Then I gave DWD to a friend and got him hooked too.
Now, if Savatage is happy with their level of sales and not in danger
of going out of business, then that kind of marketing is fine. But if
they want more (or if increased sales will make it easier for them to
continue to do what they seem to enjoy doing), then I hope they figure
out a way to spread the word better.
Because the problem is NOT that "the masses" (whoever that is) prefers
grunge crap instead of Savatage. The problem is that not everyone has
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