Music: AOL’s walled garden comes tumbling down

AOL Music announced today that they will make the title track of Bruce Springsteen’s new album Devils & Dust available on the web exclusively on Monday, March 28th as part of AOL Music’s First Listen program.
Gone are the days when First Listen, as their program is called, was a jealously guarded premium for AOL subscribers (guess they must be dropping like flies.)
In a related note, former AOL Music GM Evan Harrison, now over at Clear Channel, has just launched his own online music program called”Stripped.” Would you be surprised to hear that it sounds alot (like, totally) like AOL Sessions.
Goin’ head to head now, guys?