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Radiohead To Release New Album On The Internet

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Radiohead To Release New Album On The Internet

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Radiohead To Release New Album On The Internet

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The last time Radiohead released a new album, the band asked fans to pay whatever they felt it was worth — even if it meant nothing. The band is not taking the same approach toward pricing this time. The MP3 version of the new album will cost $9.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

And today's last word in business is an arm and a leg.

The British rock band Radiohead is releasing a new album this Saturday on the Internet. It's called "The King of Limbs."

The last time Radiohead dropped a new album, in 2007, the band asked fans to pay whatever they wanted, whatever they felt it was worth - even if it meant nothing. The band is not taking the same approach freewheeling toward pricing this time. The MP3 version of the new album will run you nine bucks.

Physical copies with vinyl records and artwork arrive in May and they'll cost around $50.

That's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

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