The Beatles Back Catalog To Be Available On Streaming Services
The Beatles’ back catalog of music will soon be available on music streaming services.
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A total of nine sites will be streaming Beatles music, including, Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon Prime, Slacker, Google Play, Deezer, Rhapsody and Microsoft Groove. The Beatles’ playlists on the aforementioned sites will include 224 songs from 13 remastered studio albums and four compilations, according to Variety. They will become available at midnight Dec. 24.
Previously, the Beatles’ back catalog was only available for purchase through iTunes.
— The Beatles (@thebeatles) December 23, 2015
It was first reported that The Beatles were planning to embrace streaming late last week. At the time, it was also pointed out that the British band has long been a latecomer to embrace changes in the industry.
The Beatles had kept their music off of iTunes until the media platform was seven years old. The band also dragged its feet to remaster its music – waiting 22 years – and waited 25 years after the band had broken up to release the documentary Anthology.