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Discovery weekly plays song I have heard before and I don't like.

Status: Closed

The title says it all. 

 

First of all, it's supposed to be a discovery playlist, why do I keep getting the same tracks week after week, month after month. It's floating at about 40% of non-new songs for me every week. The worst part is I straight up just dont like half of those songs. Please let me put a thumbs down to never hear a song again on the discovery weekely. 

 

Thank you.

 

 

Hey @LukeJ and @Joelalala!

 

We're closing this thread as we haven't heard from you in a while. We hope our support team was able to help you with this. 

 

If you need us again, just give us a shout. Take care 🙂

Comments
Joelalala

This has been happening to me for weeks! I first started noticing a duplicate here or there months ago, but within the past 2 months it's become more and more frequent. To monitor this and prove I'm not crazy I started screenshotting each week’s DW. 

Since May 22nd’s DW playlist there have been 15 songs that have duplicated. 15 songs duplicated at least once across 3 playlists. Out of those 15 duplicate songs, four of them have been on today’s DW, last week’s DW, and the week before’s DW. In other words, four songs have appeared on 3 DW’s consecutively! This is ridiculous. Spotify claims “Your Discover Weekly playlist is 100% brand new every Monday.” But that’s hasn’t been true for a while. I've heard Paul and Linda McCartney's "Ram On" pushing 8 times now!

If Spotify actually cares about maintaining a quality service then they should fix this. I’ll gladly share my screen shots and device info to help with troubleshooting.

Hubo
Status changed to: Need more info

Hey all! Welcome to the Spotify Community!

That's not cool! Do you mind sharing your Discover Weekly playlist URIs? I'd love to take a closer look. Also, if you could follow these steps, that'd be awesome! 🙂

- Log out/in

- Reinstall the app

- Unfollow your DW playlist, and then follow it again under Browse > Discover

- Don't use Private Listening when streaming for a while

- Add your favourite songs to Your Music/playlists

Let me know how you get on! 🙂

 

Have a great day!

Joelalala

Hey Huib, thanks for taking the time to look into this. Here's a link to another thread where more users have anecdotes about this issue and you can see screenshots of the duplicates in my previous 3 DW's https://community.spotify.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/spotifyaccountrelated/page/1/th...

Here is my DW's URI: spotify:user:spotify:playlist:37i9dQZEVXcWECF5wo968J

I'll do those other steps you recommended and let you know if I get more duplicates on my next DW

Sophia

Thanks for getting back to us with that info @Joelalala!

 

Don't worry, please follow the steps we recommended. If the issue persists, we'll look into this. 

 

Let us know if you have any questions. We'll be here for you 🙂

 

Sophia

LukeJ
Mara_F

Thanks guys!

 

Since we need to check your account, we'd recommend getting in touch with us via emailFacebook or Twitter

 

We'll carry on helping there.
Julian
Status changed to: Closed

Hey @LukeJ and @Joelalala!

 

We're closing this thread as we haven't heard from you in a while. We hope our support team was able to help you with this. 

 

If you need us again, just give us a shout. Take care 🙂