Adele Gets Spotify To Take Shuffle Button Off All Album Pages

Adele has persuaded Spotify to take the shuffle button off all album pages so tracks play in the artist's own order. The BBC reports: The singer tweeted: "We don't create albums with so much care and thought into our track listing for no reason. Our art tells a story and our stories should be listened to as we intended. Thank you Spotify for listening." The streaming service replied "anything for you". A statement later hailed their "new premium feature... to make play the default button on all albums." A Spotify spokesperson said they were "excited" to be rolling out the feature which was "long requested by both users and artists." The spokesperson said Spotify users could still choose to shuffle an album, but the system would default to playing tracks in the order chosen by the artist. "As always, we will continue to iterate our products and features to create the best experiences for both artists and their fans," the statement concluded.

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