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This article was published on June 30, 2015


Hear the first song played on Beats 1 and how it was introduced



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Mic Wright

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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

The first song played on Apple’s Beats 1 radio station (after some pre-launch teething problems) was from a British band – Spring King. The track’s called City.

Here’s how Zane Lowe introduced it and Apple’s new baby:

https://soundcloud.com/thenextweb/zane-lowe-kicks-off-apples-new-beats-one-radio-station

We’ll have a review of the station’s first few hours later today. Stay…um…tuned.

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