UK record sales...
It's interesting that Universal are slashing the price of albums in the States by 30%. I'm guessing that won't happen here as, "UK album sales have been relatively healthy - a record 228 million albums were sold in the 12 months from June 2002."
Compare that with UK singles though: "singles sales down 37% during 2003 so far compared with 2002 - which already had the lowest sales for 25 years."
So albums are up but singles are down. So what does that tell us? People like album tracks? Or is it just that now Steps have split there are just no singles worth buying?