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For a long time, the Spotify application had a distinct way of getting music to your ears. When you typed in an artist like Beyonce, you’d see a combined shuffle play button at the top of your screen followed by a bunch of her hits. When you tapped it, a Beyonce song would play.
However, it would not necessarily be one of her latest albums. In fact, there was no apparent order to the songs the app spit out at all. Playlists made by Spotify officials and other Spotify users had a similar button. The next song would pop up on Spotify at random, so if you’re someone who cares about the order in which you listen to songs, it would either upset or shatter your soul.
Users of this app have been irritated by the failure to provide better control over the order in which their favorite artists’ songs appear on the app. Artists have also been dismayed by the shuffle play mishap.
When Adele complained that Spotify was blowing up tracks by using a certain track order she spent a lot of time thinking up, they changed it to offer a shuffle play option on album pages. Spotify listened and made the change. In the subsequent weeks, artists, pages, and playlists will receive similar treatment.
In a statement, Spotify declared, “Music and how you consume it should be under your control,” but that’s a matter for hot debate. Now, premium users may use the play button as well as the shuffle button. According to Techcrunch, a problem with Spotify’s user experience was correctly identified by customers.
In spite of Spotify’s efforts to improve their services, there are some users who will not be satisfied, according to the French idiom. It was a problem for a lot of Spotify users, and it should not have been.
A shuffle and play button should have been included at launch, according to techcrunch.com. It was also noted that other streaming platforms, including Apple Music and Amazon Music, already provide separate shuffle and play buttons. As TechCrunch wrote, “Tidal is a Spotify competitor and it has separate shuffle and play buttons.”
Tidal was formerly owned by Jay Z, a Norwegian music streaming service. You should be familiar with Beyonce, who has used the platform in the past. Jack Dorsey, the founder of Square and Twitter, once owned Tidal.
Tidal is considered to have better sound quality than Spotify, but it costs twenty dollars a month.
Artists receive point twelve cents per stream on Tidal, rather than the point zero zero two three three cents they receive on Spotify.
Nonetheless, despite user complaints about buttons, Spotify has over one hundred eighty million paying subscribers, while Tidal has around ten million.
However, by paying attention to user concerns and fixing a simple user experience problem, it appears that Spotify has agreed to delay it and gather information.
What do you think of those audio streaming services? Let us know down in the comments.