"Most people, in fact, are probably unaware that the music they download on to their MP3 player sounds different to the CD version, and bears almost no relation to the original studio recording.
You could say that an entire generation, having spurned CDs in favour of digital downloads, has no idea how its favourite albums should really sound.
That's because the songs you download from online stores have been compressed to make them take up less space on your MP3 player and to ensure you can download them faster."
- Will hi-fi die with the compact disc?
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