As the music business becomes predominantly digital, is it time for a global street date?

If the music business adopted a global street date, all new records would arrive on the same day in every market around the world -- not like it is now, where new music arrives on Tuesday in the United States, Monday in the United Kingdom and Friday in Australia.

The recent experience of issuing Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" song as part of a "9/9/9" campaign has convinced several senior executives that this is an issue the industry should address.

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