The Beatles to be released on TouchTunes on April 1, 2012
The Legendary Band’s First Appearance on Digital Jukeboxes Across North America Debuts April 1, 2012
Las Vegas NV/ New York, NY —March 14, 2012— Apple Corps Ltd., EMI Music, and TouchTunes Interactive Networks, the largest out-of-home entertainment network in North America, announced today that the music of The Beatles will now be featured across their network of over 50,000 digital jukeboxes. Starting April 1, 2012, TouchTunes will add The Beatles’ 13 legendary studio albums to its catalog.
"It is a privilege to partner with EMI and Apple Corps Ltd. to make available the sound recordings of the most celebrated band of all time," said Charles Goldstuck, CEO of TouchTunes Interactive Networks. "The important addition of The Beatles to our network represents a milestone, not only for our company, but for our industry."
"We are very pleased to make this iconic catalog available on TouchTunes," said Roger Faxon, CEO of EMI Group. "TouchTunes has been a great partner of ours, and their network offers a unique listening experience for fans to enjoy the incredible music of The Beatles together."
In addition to the studio albums, TouchTunes will also make available The Beatles' two-volume 'Past Masters' compilation, the classic 'Red' and 'Blue' collections, the '1' hits collection, and the 'LOVE' album.
Napoleon on 18th Mar 12:
“Great News!!! Now iTunes no longer has a digital monopoly on all things Beatles!”
Nice Mr. Ketchup on 15th Mar 12:
“I don't get it. So the Anthology albums are out?”
sgtpepperman1953 on 14th Mar 12:
“Please enough of the ringtones and touchtones! Give us something of substance, please!”
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