Hall & Oates featured in new Spotify App "The Legacy Of" by Legacy Recordings
the catalog division of Sony Music
proud to announce the launch of "The Legacy Of," a ground-breaking
new music app developed for, and available live now on Spotify,
the revolutionary next generation digital music service.
An artist-centric app, "The
Legacy Of" reveals the depth and breadth of catalog and influence of some
of history's most transformative musicians through curated playlists,
handpicked album selections, biographies, photos and more.
The first set of featured artists
on "The Legacy Of" app are Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughan
and Daryl Hall & John Oates. New
artists will be announced and added regularly.
"There is so much music and
information available on Spotify and one of the biggest challenges is making
people aware of the depth of content available at their fingertips. Spotify's app technology allowed us to create
'The Legacy Of,' an engaging and useful experience for fans who want to delve
as deeply as possible into the music they love," said Adam Block,
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Legacy Recordings.
Legacy Of" provides a way to explore an artist's catalog through curated
content and playlist areas: Top Albums, Top Tracks, Covers, Influencers,
Followers and others. Editorial content
includes bios, photos, discographies and more.
is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to
millions of tracks. Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly
to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify makes it easier than
ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure
that artists get a fair deal.
is available in 13 countries: USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark,
France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Spain, with
more than 10 million active users, and over 3 million paying subscribers.
About Legacy Recordings
multiple Grammy-winning Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment's catalog
division, produces and maintains the world's foremost catalog of historic
reissues, an unparalleled compendium of thousands of digitally remastered
archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular,
rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie
soundtracks, ethnic, world music, classical, comedy and more.
in 1990 by CBS Records (rebranded Sony Music in 1991), Legacy's original
mission was to preserve and reissue recordings from the extensive catalogs of
Columbia Records (including ARC, Brunswick, OKeh and Vocalion), Epic Records
(including Philadelphia International Records) and associated CBS labels.
Following the creation of Sony BMG Music Entertainment in 2005, Legacy assumed
responsibility for the preservation and ongoing availability of recordings from
the archives of the BMG family of labels including RCA Records, Arista, J
Records, Jive, Profile, Silvertone, Sony BMG Nashville and Windham Hill, as
well as imprints including American, Bang!, CTI, Mainstream, Monument, Ode, and