In 2003 Europeans bought 3 mln digital music tracks online

Europeans purchased over three million song downloads in 2003 from the continent's primary online music store, OD2, raising faint hopes the lacklustre music industry is on the road to recovery. The volume of downloads is growing 25% month on month, which would mean download sales should grow more than three-fold in 2004.

Europeans purchased over three million song downloads in 2003 from the continent's primary online music store, OD2, raising faint hopes the lacklustre music industry is on the road to recovery. The volume of downloads is growing 25% month on month, which would mean download sales should grow more than three-fold in 2004. American music fans purchased 30 million download tracks in 2003.