Morrissey is latest artist to slam record label, digital album gets pulled

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It what seems to be a growing trend in dramatic Artist / Record Label relations, English indie rocker Morrissey has publicly slammed Harvest/Epic Records, detailing a ‘mutual distrust’ between him and the label which lead to the end of their business relationship.

As Morrissey predicted in his August 20th statement, “I might be wrong, but I think World peace is none of your business will instantly disappear from iTunes and record stores and every download-upload-offload outlet on the planet, because Harvest technically have no right to sell it…” his latest release, World Peace Is None Of Your Business, has been taken down from a number of digital services, including Spotify, Amazon Prime, and iTunes.

With Google’s YouTube Music Key on the horizon, there will likely be an increase in dramatic breakups between artists and major labels.  The battle continues…