Spotify is giving its users access to millions of songs across mobile devices for free. The company says users can listen to all your playlists, discover new music, or simply sit back and dig into their favourite artist’s entire back catalogue.
The company is also launching in 20 new markets today, expanding its footprint to a total of 55 markets worldwide.
Available now, Spotify’s new free mobile experience lets you shuffle play your music on iOS and Android mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. During our tests the feature is not yet available for Windows Phone smartphone users.
“Today we’re giving people the best free music experience in the history of the smartphone and the tablet,” said Daniel Ek, CEO & Founder at Spotify. “Whether you're going to the gym, or having a party with friends. Just sit back and let Spotify serve you great music for every moment of your life.”
Spotify Premium continues to offer an enhanced listening experience with on-demand, ad-free access to music in high quality, offline mode and effortless control of home audio with Spotify Connect.
Also today the company announced plans to make Led Zeppelin legendary Swan Song/Atlantic catalog available for streaming on Spotify. Nearly 45 years after the band’s groundbreaking debut album catapulted them to rock superstardom, Led Zeppelin’s full album catalog is now available to stream on-demand for the first time.
Starting today, fans across the world can stream songs from the band’s first two albums (Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II) with additional albums being released at midnight local time each day for the next four days, making the full Led Zeppelin catalog of studio and live albums available on Spotify by Sunday, December 15.
- Wednesday, December 11 – Led Zeppelin (1969) and Led Zeppelin II (1969)
- Thursday, December 12 – Led Zeppelin III (1970) and Untitled fourth album (1971)
- Friday, December 13 – Houses Of The Holy (1973) and Physical Graffiti (1975)
- Saturday, December 14 – Presence (1976) and In Through The Out Door (1979)
- Sunday, December 15 – The Song Remains The Same (1976), Coda (1982), BBC Sessions (1997), How The West Was Won (2003),Mothership (2007), and Celebration Day (2012)