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3.0 out of 5 stars No longer "exclusive", 22 May 2013
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This review is from: Analogue Circuit: Live At The Roundhouse (Audio CD)
Once again John Foxx rips off his fans by selling the initial copies via Townsend Records at an extortionate price (£25.50 plus £2.50 postage) and then releasing the unsold copies on Amazon a few months later at a heavily discounted price.I won't be buying anything "exclusive" again from John Foxx if this is his attitude.
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Initial post: 22 May 2013 20:41:59 BDT
review the product contents and not the price that you paid

In reply to an earlier post on 23 May 2013 16:16:31 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 May 2013 16:23:21 BDT
R. KAY says:
I gave the product a 3-star rating so that should tell you it's quite good as far as the DVD is concerned.The extra CDs are simply the audio soundtrack to the film and only added to bump up the price.When this "limited edition" sells out I shouldn't be surprised if Foxx re-releases it as two separate products.

Posted on 23 May 2013 16:40:07 BDT
David says:
Despite having picked this up (cheaper) from Sainsburys I have to agree; this kind of stunt is far too commonplace with both Foxx and Numan both of whom release via Townsend.

Posted on 23 May 2013 17:53:50 BDT
Justin says:
You were willing to pay that price before and you have the privilege of owning it long before general release, I passed on it then because I thought it was too expensive for the product but I have bought it now.

In reply to an earlier post on 24 May 2013 10:28:13 BDT
Last edited by the author on 24 May 2013 10:29:00 BDT
R. KAY says:
Hi Justin,I was willing to pay the price because I was told it was an exclusive release and also a limited edition.Foxx has done this before to his fans so I guess I should have known better.

Posted on 25 May 2013 12:06:42 BDT
Last edited by the author on 25 May 2013 12:07:43 BDT
I can see why you get frustrated. It was sold from the John Foxx website via Townsend Records as a limited edition exclusive for £25.50 and then more recently at a discounted price of £19.99 due to the fact there were suppose to be only a few copies left. Possibly only a few copies left because Amazon have picked up a load and are selling them for £13. Luckily although I was there at the concert I decided not to buy it until now.

In reply to an earlier post on 25 May 2013 15:28:43 BDT
Last edited by the author on 25 May 2013 15:34:39 BDT
R. KAY says:
This confirms my original statement that Foxx is happy to rip his fans off,first telling them that it's a limited edition and then stating that there are only a few copies left to boost more sales and then finally let Amazon discount the unsold stock to the general public.No wonder he calls himself The Running Man as he obviously spends a lot of time running to the bank with the proceeds of his scams.

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Jun 2013 00:20:03 BDT
Pablo Leone says:
so many artists are doing this nowadays,numan,heaven 17,foxx theyre all at it,i refuse to pay extortionate prices for dvds/cds at concerts now as,usually,amazon have them in 6 months later at half the price!

Posted on 25 Jun 2013 23:24:37 BDT
S.N. WOODS says:
Be positive - you're helping JF make a living, and you get to hear/see before the "masses" !

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Jun 2013 12:50:16 BDT
R. KAY says:
I don't mind paying a premium for something that has a limited quantity pressed and is sold directly to fans at concerts or an exclusive website.What I object to is the mass market availabilty afterwards as it totally destroys the integrity of the product as well as the artist.Take a look at his other so called limited editions like "A New Kind Of Man" and "Impossible" CDs.Both are still readily available from Amazon despite fans being told several years ago that only 1000 copies were released.
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