Sandi Thom’s “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” was a flop when it was released in October 2005. That it ended up topping the charts after it was re-released eight months later was down to the novelty of livestreaming.
Her 21 Nights From Tooting tour was, as the name implies, 21 gigs performed over consecutive nights . Each show was streamed live over the web, which proved an irresistible gimmick for DJs and news reporters alike. Techradar.com