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The Riff

I Don’t Want to Listen to 847 Cover Songs

But thanks for the offer, Spotify

Every week, it’s the same stale and flavorless story: Spotify adds a zillion cover songs to my “Discover Weekly” playlist. I hide the songs, but to no avail — “We see that you liked ‘I’m on Fire’ by Bruce Springsteen. Here are 17 slowed-down, overproduced, ethereal female vocalized versions of the song. We promise we’ll send more your…



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Sarah Paris

Author of Signs My Toddler Has a Drinking Problem (humor collection).Freelance writer of all things. Fiction is my heartbeat. Believer. Adventurer. Semi- funny.