Spotify could create their own new tech; a spotify-widget (the spidget) which would allow for use of the apps basic features from the home screen without needing to directly open your app or fiddle with your notifications! Surely no other competitor has thought of this revolutionary tech before
Updated on 2019-08-17
That's a great idea, but something similar has already been suggested.
You can check it out here.
Have a nice day!