Save shuffle setting for each playlist

Some of my playlists are albums, which I like to listen to in the order in which the tracks are laid out - this is particularly important in some concept albums or soundtracks.

 

Some of my playlists are very large random collections of songs, which I like to be shuffled.

 

I'd like the shuffle setting to be saved for each playlist - so I can have my soundtracks played in order, but still get my other collections shuffled.

Update: This idea has been reposted here.

 

Updated on 2017-11-20

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Comments
Richiban
Newbie

I'd also love this: it's something that I've wanted from my music player(s) going back as long as I can remember...

 

I want to shuffle some playlists but not others.

 

Please implement this, Spotify? As far as some your feature requests go, this one's pretty easy to implement.

fizzlers
Newbie

me too - how do we shuffle spotify?

Luggruff
Music Fan

Seconded!

 

Also a way to SORT a playlist randomly

Peter__
Community Legend
Status changed to: New Idea

Changed back to "new idea" status - once this idea reaches 100+ kudos the Spotify staff will review it again and decide on a new status. ~ Peter

jamalexjam
Regular

This idea should include adding 'Shuffle' to the desktop app for saved playlists.

aekiameh
Gig Goer

I am looking for this. Find it kinda annoying that once I set 'shuffle' for one playlist, it's set for all playlists. Can't believe this hasn't even been added yet!

MichaelJerzak
Community Legend

this would be excellent. :D

jfonzy316
Regular

+1!!!!  (More if I could.)

 

I've been wanting this for a long time.  Especially since I listen to a lot of albums that are recorded from a live concert.  Often the band leads into the next song, then BAM!  Shuffle puts you on something else because I forgot to change it from the previous playlist I was listening to on shuffle.

 

Please remember my shuffle settings per playlist!

 

What would probably be best would be to have a preferences option for "Global Shuffle" (ex: Option in settings will have shuffle work for "All playlists" or if unchecked will "remember each playlist's specific shuffle setting".)

user-removed
Not applicable

I wonder how we get an update on ideas like this?

trpote
Newbie

It would be great if the repeat/shuffle settings didn't need to be set for every playlist. Like marcusjroberts and others, I have playlists that I would like to add an "override" non-shuffle setting to but still maintain a global setting for all playlists not specifically altered. One method of implementing this could be similar to how id's override class settings in html.