Problem with linking to search for track plus artist

Something seem to have changed in how one links to a spotify search. The following code should work:

<a href="spotify:search:track:castle+on+the+hill+artist:ed+sheeran">spotify:search:track:castle on the hill artist:ed sheeran</a>

When Spotify opens it says No result found for "track:castle+on+the+hill+artist:ed+sheeran"

We have also tried percent encoding:

<a href="spotify:search:track:castle%20on%20the%20hill%20artist:ed%20sheeran">Castle on the hill Ed Sheeran</a>

But this also fails, as does other combinations.

Any advice on how to properly link to a Spotify search?

This works:

<a href="spotify:search:artist%3Awndr">artist:wndr</a>
<a href="spotify:search:track%3AMedicine">track%3AMedicine</a>






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I got help from spotifycares on twitter. I is possible to combine artist and track. Wrote about the solution here: