Zeppelin joins Spotify

Spotify will announce at a news conference in Manhattan on Wednesday morning that Led Zeppelin — which has so far refused to license its music for streaming — will join its catalog, according to people briefed on the deal who were not authorized to speak publicly about it. NY Times

Sweet. Last year they added Metallica, now Led Zeppelin. Now they only need to add AC/DC and The Beatles (never going to happen) to their portfolio and I can stop paying for iTunes Match.


Spotify has also announced the exclusive availability of the entire Led Zeppelin catalog. The full release schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, December 11 – “Led Zeppelin” (1969) and “Led Zeppelin II” (1969).
  • Thursday, December 12 – “Led Zeppelin III” (1970) and “Untitled fourth album” (1971).
  • Friday, December 13 – “Houses Of The Holy” (1973) and “Physical Graffiti” (1975).
  • Saturday, December 14 – “Presence” (1976) and “In Through The Out Door” (1979).
  • Sunday, December 15 – ”The Song Remains The Same” (1976), “Coda” (1982), “BBC Sessions” (1997), “How The West Was Won” (2003), “Mothership” (2007), and “Celebration Day” (2012).