November 28, 2022

Neil Younger has no regrets after pulling his music from Spotify over vaccine misinformation, saying on The Howard Stern Present, “Why would I maintain it on there when it feels like a pixilated film?”

By way of Billboard, Younger additionally gave extra particulars on his battle with the large inexperienced circle earlier this 12 months, and the way he arrived at his choice. “I awoke one morning and I heard someone saying there was some scientists saying one thing about COVID, or some docs and so they had been saying one thing about COVID and the way many individuals had been dying in hospitals and misinformation,” Younger mentioned.

“And I listened to it and so they had been saying he purposely is saying these items that he is aware of isn’t true about COVID and other people had been dying,” he mentioned of Rogan’s choice to platform vaccine falsehoods. “I simply referred to as up my administration and mentioned, ‘We’re out of there. Get me off.’ And we’ll be high quality, and it was a little bit stunning as a result of they know all of the numbers. Who cares? You recognize, who cares? What’s his title? [Spotify CEO] Daniel Ek? He cares about cash.”

Moreover, as he defined, Spotify has disappointingly low constancy relating to music. “I knew I used to be gonna do high quality. There’s Amazon, there’s Apple, there QoBuz, these are three streaming companies that play hi-res,” he continued. “And it sounds higher on the different locations. Why would I wish to maintain it on Spotify when it feels like a pixilated film?”

This Friday, November 18th, Younger and his band Loopy Horse will launch the brand new album, World File, and on December 2nd, Outdated Shakey will launch a fiftieth anniversary deluxe version of his seminal album, Harvest.

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