It’s not exactly a full set of liner notes, but Spotify is going to start listening songwriter and producer credits.
Don’t go looking for any of this information on your mobile app yet, but it will start appearing on your Spotify desktop any second now. (I tried things out yesterday and nothing appeared for me. Yet.)
Apparently, all you have to do is right-click on any track and select “Show Credits.” You’ll be given a series of options which will allow you to drill down for more. Information is being supplied to Spotify by the record labels themselves.
This is nice, but Spotify still has a long way to go when it comes to comprehensive metadata hygiene, something that musicians and publishers have long complained about. But it’s a start.
Read more about the new features at Musically,com.