Bon Jovi: Apple's Steve Jobs is 'killing the music business'

Star lambastes Apple for instant gratification generation

Jobs gives love (of music) a bad name...

Despite currently resting up from illness and receiving mostly well-wishing from those around him, Steve Jobs has been the victim of an unlikely verbal attack from none other than 80s demi-god Jon Bon Jovi. The star, in an interview with the Sunday Times Magazine, claimed that Apple’s CEO is "personally responsible for killing the music business."

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Jovi’s reasoning for this is that the instant gratification offered up by services such as iTunes has taken away from some of the magic of discovering music. He continued: "Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones on, turning it up to 10, holding the jacket, closing their eyes and getting lost in an album.

"The beauty of taking your allowance money and making a decision based on the jacket, not knowing what the record sounded like, and looking at a couple of still pictures and imagining it.

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"I hate to sound like an old man now," Jovi continues, "but I am, and you mark my words, in a generation from now people are going to say: 'What happened?'. Steve Jobs is personally responsible for killing the music business."

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