Spotify heeds Adele, ditches default shuffle button for albums – Ben Patterson

Annoyed by the prominent shuffle button that appeared in Spotify’s album view? Adele was too, and now the streaming giant is disabling auto-shuffling when Premium subscribers stream entire albums, including Adele’s 30.

In a tweet over the weekend, Adele said that removing the default shuffle button from Spotify’s album view was “the only request I had in our ever changing industry.” 

“We don’t create albums with so much care and thought into our track listing for no reason,” Adele continued. “Our art tells a story and our stories should be listened to as we intended. Thank you Spotify for listening.”

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