10:17 AM on 08/15/06
for stockholders, I'd want a suit in charge.
for music lovers, I'd want a music lover in charge.
edit: oh, and I love the quote about making a group into a brand, not just a musical act. I mean, look at Radiohead. They're a brand, whether they want to be or not. They'll sell a million of their next record even if it is independently released. Also, the Black Eyed Peas are horrible. They're rich, but they're horrible.