Taylor Swift’s new album
“Midnights” temporarily paralyzes Spotify
Taylor Swift has released her new album Midnights. The singer temporarily crashed Spotify at midnight.
On the night of Friday (October 21st). Taylor Swift (32) released their new, tenth studio album “Midnights” – promptly at midnight (EST). But for many fans it was initially quiet on Spotify: At least in the USA, the release of the 13 songs temporarily blew up the app.
Complaints from the “Swifties”, as the Grammy winner’s fan community is called, piled up on Twitter. According to “Bloomberg” In the hour after midnight, almost 8,000 malfunctions of the music streaming app were reported to the “Downdetector” page throughout the USA.
“Midnights” becomes the most streamed album on Spotify
But as soon as Spotify fixed the glitch, fans started streaming like crazy: As the music service also announced the publication on Twitter around 24 hours“Midnights” became the most-streamed single-day album in Spotify history “before the clock struck midnight on October 22nd”.
The artist herself can hardly believe it: “How could I be so lucky that you guys are doing something so amazing? Like, what just happened??!?!”, Swift wrote on her Twitter account.