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'People aren't giving albums a chance anymore'


In London and soon Glasgow and Cardiff, music fans are gathering to listen to their favourite vinyl albums from beginning to end in total silence.

Classic Album Clubs are a response to download culture, the chopping, sorting and rearranging of music on iPods and other mp3 players.

BBC's David Sillito went along to discuss their fear - the feeling that we are losing the ability to appreciate some of the 20th century's greatest works of art.

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