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The Official La-La Land Records Thread

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I still have a backlog of LLL releases I want, and it took me a few months to even scrounge up the cash for Jurassic Park, so I'm happy to get a break from release "needs" for a while.  Daycare and mortgage bills have not been kind.

 

LLL's output has been a little slow this year, probably by design.  They know what they'll get burned on.  It seems like they're pulling more focus onto guaranteed sellers.  At the expense of some of our oddball holy grails, yes, but it's their business I guess.

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I don't mind a few "pass" releases once in while. Keeps my bank account in the black.

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LLL will have plenty of great stuff this year, the fact that Q1 wasn't super exciting means nothing

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I feel so guilty about not buying any of their stuff after reading those previous posts... If only having everything on one harddrive didn't make CDs so superfluous.

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On Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 6:41 AM, Jay said:

LLL will have plenty of great stuff this year, the fact that Q1 wasn't super exciting means nothing

 

You have no idea what you are talking about. Sales have been great. Better than most 1st quarters

 

Twister - nearly 2000 units so far

 

Cliffhanger - 1000 units so far

 

Star Trek Voyager - nearly 1000 units...over 500 on our website alone!

 

Star trek LP - an amazing response. Looking like it might go fast

 

Die Hard - our most requested reissue 

 

The only stinker was Justice League Dark but that was a given. 

 

Numbers and facts matter. You may think they aren't super exciting but a lot of our customers do.

 

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So if something isn't super exciting, then it's bad? What if it's just normal exciting? Is that even worse? Because you see, when I was young, I was taught it's very special to be exciting. I would be proud to miss out on super exciting as long as I was still exciting. We don't all have to be super exciting to be worth something.

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3 hours ago, La La Land Records said:

 

You have no idea what you are talking about. Sales have been great. Better than most 1st quarters

 

Twister - nearly 2000 units so far

 

Cliffhanger - 1000 units so far

 

Star Trek Voyager - nearly 1000 units...over 500 on our website alone!

 

Star trek LP - an amazing response. Looking like it might go fast

 

Die Hard - our most requested reissue 

 

The only stinker was Justice League Dark but that was a given. 

 

Numbers and facts matter. You may think they aren't super exciting but a lot of our customers do.

 

 

Michael Kamen's X-Men. Please 😢

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If an LLL release is 'temporarily out of stock', does that automatically imply it's out of print (soon)? If not, how long before it's back in stock, generally speaking?

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No, it means it is NOT out of print and will be up for sale again when they get more copies in from the pressing plant. There isn't really a way to know how long it will be; Sometimes they are unable to order more right away and titles can be unavailable for months. 

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