Spotify have recently teamed up with Genius to add annotations to songs featuring in their ‘Behind The Lyrics’ playlists.

Genius currently has the world’s largest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge, which will add a new dimension to the Spotify experience and change the service from that of a passive experience to something much more immersive.

At the moment the service is restricted to the above playlist subset but it is thought that future collaboration with Genius will result in lyric writers being able to annotate their works and give fans of the songs an insight into the creative process, fun facts or the story behind the song across all licensed catalogue on the platform.

IMRO members can access the Genius website to see what the service has to offer in the meantime.

 

 

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