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Adele convinced Spotify to remove the shuffle feature from albums.
The British singer requested the deactivation of that option in the music service in streaming for have songs played in the order they were placed on the discs.
“We don’t create albums so carefully and thinking about the order of our song list for no reason. Our art tells a story and our stories must be heard as we intend. Thanks Spotify for listening, “Adele said on Twitter.
Spotify replied “anything for you”.
Adele’s “30” album was her first album in six years and was released on the platform on Friday.
“30 It is the first album that he has released since the collapse of his marriage, and many of the songs bear the stamp of long sleepless nights as he deals with the consequences of the breakdown of his life, “said Mark Savage, the correspondent of the album. of BBC music.
The singer has said that the album is an attempt to explain her divorce to her son Angelo, so the order of the songs is important to her and the story she wants to tell.
Something requested by users and artists
A new “premium” feature implemented by Spotify will make the “Play” button the “default” feature for all albums.
A company spokesperson said they were “excited” to implement this change that was “requested for a long time. both by users and artists“.
The spokesperson said that Spotify users can still choose to shuffle an album, but the default system will play the tracks in the order chosen by the artist.
“As always, we will continue to modify our products and features to create the best experiences for both artists and their fans,” the statement concluded.
Unlike “30”, Adele’s last album “25” could only be physically purchased or downloaded when it was released in November 2015.
It wasn’t until June 2016 that it became available on platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal.
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