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This article was published on January 30, 2014


Forgotify: Only play Spotify songs that have never been streamed before

Forgotify: Only play Spotify songs that have never been streamed before
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Forgotify

Around one fifth (20%) of Spotify’s music has never been played on the music-streaming service. And given that Spotify claims to have twenty million tunes in its arsenal, that equates to around four million songs never seeing the light of day. With that in mind, a new Web app going by the name of Forgotify is looking to remedy this travesty by playing only songs that haven’t been played before. Though there may well be a reason why many of these songs have never been played, but we’ll leave that to you to decide.

This also raises another important question – how long can this service last for? If even a few thousand people start using this with any kind of regularity, surely these forgotten wonders will be banished from Forgotify as soon as they get a single listen?

Anyway, if you want to listen to tracks such as Aus dem Klavierbüchlein für… by Herbert Collum, Skinny Minnie by Ledernacken, or Lonely, Lonely Nights by Vernon Garrett, be our guests. Please note, you will be required to sign in to Spotify on your machine to use Forgotify.

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