Thursday, March 22, 2007

McCartney is 1st to sign with Starbucks label -

McCartney is 1st to sign with Starbucks label -
"SEATTLE, Washington (AP) -- Paul McCartney was introduced Wednesday as the first artist signed to Starbucks Corp.'s new record label.

The former Beatle made an appearance via a video feed from London at the company's annual meeting.

The world's largest specialty coffee retailer announced earlier this month that it was partnering with Concord Music Group to launch the Los Angeles-based Hear Music label. ..."

Don't get me wrong -- I like Starbucks. One would hope, though, that the music being purveyed isn't as overpriced as the coffee....

[UPDATE - 4/22/2007] -- The CNN link above is broken, but I found a Business Week article that still is available regarding the Starbucks music label.

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