Why Do You Buy A Single?

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Why Do You Buy A Single?

Remixes
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B-Sides
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Postby Liberty » Wed May 14, 2003 4:06 pm

Just conducting a lil' survey here...do you buy singles for the B-sides or the remixes, usually?
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Postby cooltrigger » Wed May 14, 2003 4:23 pm

I buy them for the remixes :D
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Postby child_destinys » Wed May 14, 2003 4:31 pm

I dont buy 'em anymore - i used to though. But just for the song - not arsed about remixes cos i usually prefer the original. Though i did hear a GREAT remix of Hands Up by TLC in JD Sports yesterday, but i dunno who's remix it is... :cry: 8-)
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Postby Muzikritik » Wed May 14, 2003 5:12 pm

I don't usually a buy new release singles, but I bought "Boy (I Need You)" because it had the video on it (and its so cool!).
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Postby Xevi » Wed May 14, 2003 5:40 pm

Usually, for the B-sides if I already have the album. I often bought it because I don't want to get a whole album.
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Postby Dazzle » Wed May 14, 2003 6:40 pm

I prefer the b-sides to remixes.
I also buy singles if they are from my favourite artists. I usually end uup buying both CD1 and CD2 of my faves.
I bought the Bon Jovi single on CD and DVD this week for the brilliant video!
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Postby philruck » Wed May 14, 2003 6:51 pm

I usually buy singles for b-sides. If it just has mixes on and I already have the album I don't bother. I never really listen to remixes.
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Postby Timor » Wed May 14, 2003 6:52 pm

I dont buy singles
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Postby FernandoMadrid » Wed May 14, 2003 7:10 pm

Becaus I really like the song or because I want to have the video. The last single I bought was "Songbird" (Oasis) because I love the song.
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Wed May 14, 2003 7:18 pm

I don't buy singles either.
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Postby John » Wed May 14, 2003 7:23 pm

On the rare occasions that I buy a single, it's usually for the b-sides.
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Postby loopdaloop_69 » Wed May 14, 2003 7:25 pm

I usually buy a single if I can't find the song on mp3 at decent quality :roll:, although sometimes if the B-sides or remixes are really good or if it includes a particularly good video :wink: !
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Postby google » Wed May 14, 2003 7:41 pm

same as phil. i buy if theres some interesting b-sides, but thats not often, so i dont really buy singles.
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Postby martinp » Wed May 14, 2003 8:07 pm

I voted for B Sides, but the only reason I buy them is because I want them to do well! I have the Avril Lavigne album but I also have all three singles from it! :)
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Postby ManicFan2k » Wed May 14, 2003 9:29 pm

well when its the band i follow (no need to state who that is :wink: ) i buy cd1,cd2,vinyl,dvd, cassette the lot basically for b-sides, remixes and live track... but i mainly enjoy the b-sides
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Postby child_destinys » Wed May 14, 2003 9:31 pm

ManicFan2k wrote:well when its the band i follow (no need to state who that is :wink: )...
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Postby John » Wed May 14, 2003 9:35 pm

Actually, I'm like that... if it's a band that I follow, I'll get every available version of... everything. :-?
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Postby Grand Dizzy » Wed May 14, 2003 11:48 pm

Ha... never bought a single in my life. Never will. Big waste of money. Several quid for ONE song? Get outta here!
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Postby Liberty » Thu May 15, 2003 12:34 am

Usually I buy singles if

1) I am a big fan of the artist(es)
2) The album isn't out yet and I can't wait
3) I want the enhanced video (Holly's Kiss Kiss)
4) I want the B-sides.

Remixes are good on the right song...like American Life had the Missy remix, that was good.
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Postby fitshace » Thu May 15, 2003 8:40 am

i usually buy the single if :

i follow the artist/band eg boyzone/solo members
i like the song but dont wanna get the whole album
or if i like song and cant wait for the album

the last singles i bought were:

triple eight - knockout (love this song and for some reason i never managed to tape it off the radio......it was always half way through!!!)

dead or alive - you spin me round - love this song too

remy zero - save me - again love this song too

ronan keating - the long goodbye - love this song too! and as its by ronan i bought both versions

ive bought a lot of singles recently for some reason!!
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Postby RockSteady » Thu May 15, 2003 8:45 am

i'll buy the singles only if they have video on it...
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Postby Nicolas » Thu May 15, 2003 9:50 am

Usually for the b-sides + the video ! 8-)
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Postby heppolo » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:24 pm

Used to do it for the b-sides back in the day because indie acts have some of the hidden treasures down there in the mud
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Postby Nippian93 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:01 pm

Just to add them to my WH collection.
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Postby Guru » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:51 am

I buy them for both!!!
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