Most of the time when I launch the app, I see something like this:
and I have to wait (today like 10 minutes) before the app starts. If I close it and then try to re-open I get this message:
Then I have to manually close spotify processes from the task manager (I assume the application cannot even shut down properly).
I've been facing this issue for ~4 months, last week I did a clean reinstall of the app and it did not help.