Spotify is giving its audience more ways to identify its music taste with the addition of Spotify Palette. This tool helps you put a color to your music taste to use for easier listening. Sounds interesting. Here are the details of this new feature.
This tool is somehow similar to Zodiac Affinity. To refresh your memory, Spotify released this tool way back 2019 which matches music based on your zodiac sign. For instance, people born under the sign Capricorn (December 22 – January 19) are family oriented. Therefore, you are more inclined to listen to old school music. And this is pretty accurate for users. And like Zodiac Affinity, it makes your music listening session much more accurate.
What is the Spotify Palette?
The Spotify Color Palette is a tool that analyzes the music that you listen to most of the time. Consequently, the tool checks the energy, positivity, and danceability of your favorite songs and music. And all these data are categorized into color palettes featuring shades like Red, Orange, and Pastel.
Developer Israel Medina created this tool to provide another option for listeners to show what they are currently listening to. It may not be directly connected to Spotify, but you get to use your account for this.
How To Use?
You can try this tool by simply logging in here. Log-in using your Spotify credentials. From there, Spotify Palette will analyze your music taste from the list of songs you listen to. It considers three characteristics such as danceability, valence, and energy. For instance, if your music taste is “Red”, this means that your music taste is more into songs with energetic sounds.
9to5Mac also added various details such as: Red is the color of passion or desire and can also be associated with energy.
Average Danceability: 58%, Average Energy: 61%, Average Valence (positive): 48%
Once your palette is created, it also shows you which songs the tool used for its analysis.
Other colors include Orange which matches with more danceable songs on Spotify. The tool explains that “Orange is the color of movement.” If you are given the pastel palette which includes the cool pinks and mauves is for more “highly danceable and energetic songs”.
Spotify Palette is definitely free to use and a much more exciting way to put a label into your music taste.
Is It Accurate?
There are no specific reports as to the accuracy of the tool. However, Spotify users share their Spotify Palette results online. Many fans on Twitter claim that the tool was accurate in identifying their music taste. Most users that shared their results got a red or orange palette. One user, as seen in the picture below even gave a possible reason behind it.
Moreover, users are not surprised with the results as most listeners choose pop music or dance music as their favorite genre. In case you have some issues with the site to use Spotify Palette, make sure to restart the browser and close all tabs first.