Spotify Disables Shuffle Setting on Album Pages at Adele’s Request

  • Spotify disabled the default shuffle option on Adele’s latest album, “30.”
  • Adele thanked the streaming platform in a tweet on November 20.
  • “30” was released on Friday and marks Adele’s first album in six years.

Spotify now allows users to listen to the tracks from Adele’s latest album “30” in order after the singer requested that they disable the default shuffle feature on the album page.

In a tweet on November 20, Adele praised the


The company’s decision, writing, “This was the only request I had in our ever-changing industry! We don’t create albums with such care and thought on our tracklist for no reason.”

“Our art tells a story and our stories should be heard as we intend. Thank you Spotify for listening.”

Spotify tweeted “Anything for you” to Adele in response.

In a statement to Insider, a Spotify spokesperson said: “As Adele mentioned, we are pleased to share that we have started rolling out a new Premium feature that both users and artists have long requested to make play the default button on all albums.. “

The spokesperson added that users can still shuffle the album by going to Spotify’s Now Playing View and selecting the shuffle option.

The spokesperson also stated that the company “will continue to iterate our products and features to create the best experiences for both artists and their fans.”

Representatives for Adele did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

In a statement posted to Instagram on November 13, Adele referred to the 12 tracks in “30” as her “walk or die during the most turbulent period of my life.”

“30” was released on Friday and is Adele’s fourth studio album. The project is also his first album in six years. November 15 Spotify tweeted that the album’s lead single, “Easy on Me”, was the most played song in a single day.

November 21 Amazon Music tweeted that the single had “the most first-day Alexa song requests in Amazon Music history.”

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