Software‘s complete again catalog is now obtainable to stream on-line. Beginning immediately, followers can take heed to the band’s music on most streaming providers for the primary time ever, as Software had been one of many final artists holding out on streaming.
This implies all 4 of Software’s earlier studio albums — 1993’s Undertow, 1996’s Ænima, 2001’s Lateralus, and 2006’s 10,000 Days — could be streamed digitally. This opens up alternatives for a youthful technology to find Software, particularly given the band’s music was beforehand solely obtainable on CD and vinyl.
Software have supplied this hyperlink to stream or obtain their complete catalog from varied digital service suppliers. In a press release, Maynard James Keenan stated, “Our obsession with, and dream of, a world the place BetaMax and Laser Disc rule has ended. Time for us to maneuver on. However by no means worry. There’s a model new factor we predict you’re actually gonna dig. It’s known as Digital Downloads and Streaming. Prepare for the longer term, people!”
It’s good to see Software staying true to their phrase. In 2017, the band reportedly deliberate to make their again catalog obtainable on streaming platforms in anticipation of their new album. Earlier this 12 months, they launched profiles on Spotify and Apple Music. A couple of weeks in the past, their 1991 demo tape 72826 appeared on-line. And now, their complete discography is lastly obtainable to stream.
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This information comes on the heels of an excellent larger announcement: Software are lastly releasing their first new album in 13 years. The album is known as Worry Inoculum and is due out on August 30th. It might be protected to imagine their new album can be obtainable on streaming providers, becoming a member of the remainder of the band’s catalog on-line.
Whereas there’s no tracklist obtainable but, followers can be happy to know Software debuted two new songs — “Descending” and “Invincible” — throughout their most up-to-date US tour. Maynard James Keenan mentioned some behind-the-scenes feelings that went into the album throughout a latest interview on comic Joe Rogan’s podcast, The Joe Rogan Expertise.