The Beastie Boys Catalogue Goes Digital

Published: 2004-05-12
Never a band to shy away from technology, the Beastie Boys have released their entire catalogue for digital downloading from Apple iTunes. The Beastie Boys catalogue contains seven albums and 122 tracks. The Grammy winning band has also debuted the first single "Ch – Check it Out" from the yet unreleased album "To the 5 Boroughs" on iTunes.

Canadian fans can not only download the Beastie Boys new single and seven albums through; they also have access to some exclusive non – LP tracks., Puretracks from Telus, and all feature "Alive", a live version of "Shadrach", and a live freestyle version of "So What'cha Want" for fans to download.

During the 1995 tour, the Beastie Boys gave out free web browsing software and video game shells capable of housing internet interfacing.

In 1998 the Beastie Boys became the first major act to make their live performances available for free downloading.

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum



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