lol funny because these last 3 years everyones been saying that artists should find new ways to distribute music because of file sharing."
This isn't desperate, its marketing.
how is this a good marketing tactic? she's giving away her album for practically free, thus leaving virtually no room for other mass amounts of sales, especially physical. she obviously wants to be number one quickly, yet when her sales go down the toilet because this version is no longer attainable, where will she be?