Lesson 1. Introducing Spotify

In this lesson, you learn all about the Spotify streaming music service.

What Is Spotify—and What Does It Do?

Spotify is the latest online music service to hit the U.S. It lets you stream music to any computer or mobile device, so you can listen to all the music you like from any place you happen to be. (Figure 1.1 shows the Spotify home page.)

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Figure 1.1. Welcome to Spotify.

Note: Spotify in Europe

Although Spotify is new to the U.S., it’s an established service in Europe; it was launched in Sweden in October of 2008, and today has more than 10 million European users. That makes Spotify one of the world’s largest ...

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