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Spotify gives some "mighty fine news" to its free users by removing five play-per-song limit


By Gillian West, Social media manager

March 20, 2013 | 1 min read

Spotify has revealed it has removed the five play-per-song cap it imposed upon its free users in April 2011.

Speaking via its online blog, Spotify said it had some "mighty fine news for all Spotify Free users".

Adding that the five play-per-song limit had been removed meaning "You can listen to your favourite songs as many times as you like."

Spotify users have expressed their happiness with the news, whilst some complained that it is not enough as UK free users are still restricted to 10 hours of listening per month.

The blog post continues: "That’s right, no more greyed-out songs. The tracks that you couldn’t listen to before will once again be available for your listening pleasure."

The change is one of many this year, including the removal of its download feature, changes to the desktop player and the launch of a browser-based offering.


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