WEB SHERIFF Protecting Your Rights on the Internet Tel 44-(0)208-323 8013 Fax 44-(0)208 323 8080 firstname.lastname@example.org www.websheriff.com
On behalf of Matador Records and Sonic Youth, we would kindly ask you not to post copies of the "The Eternal" on your site (or any non-preview tracks from the artist's new album - street date 9th June and Buy-Early-Get-Now exclusive stream from 28th April).
We do appreciate that you are fans of / are promoting Sonic Youth, but the label and artist would greatly appreciate your co-operation in removing your links to the pirate files in question.
Thank you for respecting the artist's and label's wishes and, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, "The Eternal Montage" is available for hosting / posting / sharing etc from http://www.matadorrecords.com/mpeg/sonic_youth/sonic_youth_eternal_montage.mp3 ... .. and a full-length version of "Sacred Trickster" is now also available as an official preview / promo track for fans and bloggers to share etc off Matador's site ... .. the new album is also now available - as a 128k stream - via Matador's Buy-Early-Get-Now promotion ... .. fans can pre-order on-line (and get special bonus tracks) at participating retailers throughout the US and with an overseas stream to follow - for more details, check out http://www.buyearlygetnow.com ... .. for info on "The Eternal" and the band's 2009 shows, check-out www.sonicyouth.com and www.myspace.com/sonicyouth ... .. also, keep an eye on these official sources for details of preview material and pre-release promotions.
As you will appreciate, this e-mail is written on a without prejudice basis and, as such, all of our clients' accumulated, worldwide rights and remedies remain strictly reserved : please excuse this required formality.