Ovi Music Store Nokia’s popular music service, is giving its consumers and Indian rock lovers an amazing opportunity to download legal, good quality digital sound tracks from the recently launched album of Syd Barrett, founder member and former vocalist of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd.
As a perfect reprise to this legend of rock music, Nokia will give out exclusive Syd Barrett posters to the first 200 users who download the album, “An Introduction To Syd Barrett” from Ovi Music Store.
The album released by EMI Music earlier this month, features Syd Barrett’s greatest songs from his days as the Pink Floyd vocalist as well his solo tracks including anthems like Arnold Layne, See Emily Play, Bike& Bob Dylan Blues.
The digital edition of the album “An Introduction To Syd Barrett” is exclusively available on the Ovi Music Store. The offer to win Syd Barrett posters is an exclusive gratification available only to the Ovi Music users in India.
Speaking about the service and the offer, Mr. Jasmeet Gandhi, Head OPM and Devices, Nokia India said, “With over 4 million songs in its catalogue, Ovi Music Store is the biggest legitimate digital music service in India and our promise has been to bring the latest and the most versatile content for Indian music lovers. We are very excited to offer the Ovi Music Store users this collector’s edition of the music great Syd Barrett, for free. In addition the first 200 users who download the album will also get exclusive posters of their favourite music artist.”
“Pink Floyd are an iconic band in India, arguably the most popular if you cut across all demographics. Syd Barrett’s musical genius has always evoked interest and this first time collection of his works from his solo as well as Pink Floyd years is a very special treat for the rock music fans on the Ovi Music Store,” said Suresh Thangiah, Country Head, EMI Music India.