Apple Launches iTunes LP

Well well well! Lools like iTunes has skipped ahead and pre-announced iTunes LP, the rumored "Cocktail" album format from Apple.

Apple [iTunes link] says:

The visual experience of the record album returns with iTunes LP. Get a gorgeous, immersive version of select albums -- right in your iTunes library. So while you listen to your favorite songs by your favorite artists, you can also five into beautiful animated lyrics and notes, performance videos, artists and band photos and more.

Guess this is the flip side of D45s, we'll be getting the details when It's only rock and roll, but we like it kicks off in a few minutes! (Come join our live blog now!)

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.