Nokia Australia opened the doors of its Nokia Music Store, delivering millions of tracks from global hits to local artists and giving consumers access to music all day, every day.
The company is celebrating the launch of the Nokia Music Store in Australia with an exclusive live album from independent group, The John Butler Trio. Recently recorded in March 2008, the live performance provides a unique insight into this popular local act. The live recording is available only from the Nokia Music Store.
Rock legend, Jimmy Barnes will be the first local music recommender, suggesting his top playlist to store visitors.
"It is now access all Areas for Australia music lovers," said Shaun Colligan, General Manager, Nokia Australia. "Not only we do we have millions of tracks available for consumers, but we have something for everyone, whatever their music tastes. Australian consumers can be confident that the Nokia Music Store will have a broad range of genres including popular and non-mainstream genres and independent artists.
"We want to be the most locally relvent music story and will feature artists such as The John Butler Trio, The Presets, Pete Murray, Kate Miller Heidke, Powderfinger, Silverchair, Lior, Cut Copy, Kisschasey, Kasey Chambers and many more!"
With a single account, Australian users can access the Nokia Music Store via their personal computer or directly from their Nokia devices including the Nokia N95 8GB, Nokia N81 8GB and the N82.
In addition, the ability to sync from a PC is available on a wider range of Nokia models including the latest Xpress Music handets, Nokia 5610 and Nokia 5310.
The music collection can simply be synchronised between the PC and a mobile using Windows Media Player 11.
All music on the Nokia Music Store can be purchased through a variety of payment options, including credit cards and pre-paid vouchers.
Individual tracks will cost AU$ 1.70 per track and albums from AU$ 17.00. The Nokia Music Store will also offer a monthly subscription for PC users to stream an unlimited number of full length tracks for AU$ 10.00 per month.