Commercial: Oh EMI!
Alas, alack and woe; for one, who knows who to side with in this most deliciously entertaining of disputes - the pampered dionsaurs of rock, or the bull-headeadly delicate wallflowers of private equity? Beta doesn't have a view. No, really.
Instead, you are directed to this excellent article in The Times, which is the sanest take on it so far.