PBS NewsHour

Spoon survives and thrives in the new music economy

Clip: 10/26/2019 | 6m 18s

Few bands have navigated the profound digital disruption of the music industry quite as well as Spoon. After being dropped by a major label in the late 1990s, the group began recording for an independent label, which led to 20 years of commercial success and acclaim. Their story is a testament to the new realities of what it means to be a successful band. Christopher Booker has the story.

Aired: 10/26/19

Rating: NR

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