Streaming service Spotify said on Monday that people who spend more time in their homes have changed their daily soundtracks to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
But he noted an increase in the streaming of the old hit by The Police: “Don’t Stand So Close To Me”.
“As people around the world have grown rapidly over the past few weeks, we have seen music and podcasts changing in many ways,” the company said in a statement.
For example, in these stressful times, Spotify has noticed that their users add more “chill” songs to their playlists – songs that are “more acoustic, less listenable, and with less energy than previously added songs” Are ”.
The company also reported that more people were using devices in their homes to stream music, such as “computer desktops, televisions, smart speakers, and gaming consoles”.
The streaming service also stated that listeners had started leaning towards “cooking- and homework-themed playlists” rather than social gate-wearers.
There has also been increased interest in news podcasts, and parents trying to work from home Spotify has noticed an increase in music and podcasts for children and “music in particular to help children sleep”.
After repeated calls by authorities to maintain a safe distance from each other, the streaming veteran also reported that the 1980s hit “Don’t Stand So Close to Me” police saw a 135 percent increase in streams in recent weeks.