Today most people under the age of 35 never buy a full album. It's not like the old days when we bought vinyl albums or even CDs. No, they go to iTunes and simply download songs. This is sad because some really great songs that don't get air play on the radio are never heard. Even more importantly, they never get written because the songwriters know that they are limited by this buying culture.
Recently I heard one of my favorite songs of all time by Meat Loaf, "Paradise by the Dashboard Light." I didn't have this song on my iPod, so I decided to buy it. Instead of just downloading the song, which would have been easy, I bought "The Very Best of Meat Loaf" album. Now what is the lesson in this story?
Yes, one signature recipe is a bargain, but in my opinion the value is even greater because there are always other gems to be found if you just dig deep enough.