The music isn’t the only thing that matter. Yes, it might be a case of you wanting to get your music out there, but to get people listening you really do need to have the full package. Sounds, image, story, social media and playing live are all key to making waves in the music industry (depending on your genre and position in the field).
Sometimes, a good song with great music promotion will do far better than a great song with bad music promotion. Knowing these common flaws in today's music industry will help you succeed in the future.