Runner Runner, who recently signed with a Capitol Records, is asking fans to buy copies of their newest self-titled album. Fearing their label could drop them the band took to Facebook a dozen paragraphs, explaining the importance of those who believe in them to buy the record asap:
“The rules are pretty simple: we have to have enough success for it to make sense for the record company to continue investing time and money in our project.”
There’s no denying that this is a scary time for bands in the music industry. Many fans are choosing online streaming or illegal downloads over purchasing from retail outlets like Target or iTunes. It’s mostly important that bands stand out these days in order to make the biggest impact and time will tell what happens with these boys.
Check out the full passage and if you want to support the band, make sure you go buy their CD on iTunes now: