Outspoken Brit popper Lily Allen has dropped her public campaign against online piracy and is possibly taking a very long break from the music industry as well.
After apparently "passing the baton" to other artists because "the abuse was getting too much" from people that opposed her view on file sharing, Allen also took the time to address her future in the music industry. Before Lily took down her blog It’s Not Alright, Allen wrote a post that could be considered as an early retirement notice. Allen wrote:
Just so you know, I have not renegotiated my record contract and have no plans to make another record (applause). I do, however, remain a fan of new music, so this is not some selfish crusade. The days of me making money from recording music has been and gone as far as i'm concerned, so i don't(at this point) stand to profit from legislation. except future purchases of previously recorded material(which wont be much).
It must be really hard to take in endless amounts of cash from fans around the world and then turn your back on the "life." If Allen doesn’t find another way to support herself I’m sure she’ll be back to her old pop music ways in no time.
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