Nearly 500,000 views, hundreds of musical selections and never a problem.... until yesterday.Supertramp and/or Evergreen Media Associates are among the last holdouts of artists or agencies who would actually go for a strike against people for using their music in a non-for-profit context on the Internet, specifically in YouTube videos. I remember 4,5,6 years ago this was an issue but then the music World woke up and changed the business model.
The fact that Supertramp -- a prog rock band -- is apparently so retrograde in actual practice will forever taint my opinion of them. And what is so funny is that when I sent the videos to a friend of mine yesterday who works in Boston's Entertainment Industry she said "I'll have to watch with no sound because I hate Supertramp for some reason." Well I just gave her one, Fucking A.
2 Jan 2012 Second Update, they flip-flopped.
2 Jan 2012 update: UMG reviewed and released me, I win again.
The original was Supertramp's Breakfast in America, then a lightning bolt struck LOL...