Spotify is back after an outage

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You can now get back to your music. | Image: Nick Barclay / The Verge

Spotify says it has recovered from an outage that took place on Thursday.

While there were issues, the company said on its community forums that “We’ve received some reports that our website www.spotify.com is presenting some technical difficulties so some of our services like the web player are being affected.” In a later update to that page, the company confirmed that “the Spotify app on different platforms is also affected.”

I was having some problems with the service even though I’m not a subscriber. Spotify.com wouldn’t load for me on Chrome, and I was running into a “something went wrong” error message when I try and open the Mac app. As of this writing, however, both are working for me.

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