Originally Posted by: Andrew SaIs it better to burn out than to fade away?
Not for the bank balance :D
Even when you become a laughing stock, your records will still sell because people wonder if you really have gotten as bad as everyone says. The fact that most artists in the chart sell any records amazes me.
In the UK, the 'crazy frog' version of Axel F was number one for something like 5 weeks, and it's some kind of ring tone inspired crap, with a bloke doing a vocal impression of a vespa? WTF? You can't credit the buying public (probably mostly kids) with any taste...
Would Hendrix rather be a legend, but dead, or mediocre but alive?