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A recent report found that one in five of Spotify's 20 million songs has never been played even once -- a sad statistic the makers of Forgotify are now hoping to eliminate entirely.
Forgotify is a recently launched web service that hopes to close the gap on the number of unloved songs lurking in the shadows of streaming music service Spotify by giving those lonely tracks some much-needed attention.
"Four million songs on Spotify have never been played. Not even once. Let’s change that," the sparse website reads, prompting the visitor to click on a green "Start Listening" button which then randomly selects an unplayed track and dares you to hear it.
The brainchild of Lane Jordan, J Hausmann and Nate Gagnon, Forgotify's single-minded task is to put the spotlight on the roughly 20 percent of Spotify tracks that have never been played.
The trio may want to consider expanding Forgotify to other services down the road -- after all, the "all-you-can-eat" streaming music market is getting increasingly crowded with the recent launch of Beats Music, not to mention both Spotify and Rdio lifting many of their playback restrictions for free users.
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