If you're the person who wants to know how a song looked like the song itself, then Pandora's latest feature – Pandora Stories – is for you.
The brand new feature at the time of writing allows artists to add audio commentary to Pandora's playlists to create a new kind of narrated experience.
So far, six artists have written stories, including John Legend Daddy Yankee Lauren Alaina Perry Farrell Tommy Brenneck and Wes Anderson. Randall Poster .
You'll need either a Pandora Premium account to listen to the stories, or a 30-second video ad if you're still using a free Pandora account.
The feature makes the most sense for musicians Pandora says it can be used by other celebrities, actors, filmmakers, athletes, authors, podcasters and thought leaders. You are ready to complete a form on the Pandora Marketing Website.
Apple Music vs. Pandora
If this idea seems unfamiliar to you, then there are a number of services that all have similar ideas: Apple has its Beats1
What Pandora Stories are most like is Spotify's "Behind the Lyrics" feature, which gives you an insight into what an artist thought or felt while the music was playing. However, this feature is supported by the editors and authors of Genius and not by the artists themselves.
What distinguishes Pandora Stories from Apple Music, Spotify, or Deezer is that they provide artists with a platform to tell stories in the same way as a commentary on a DVD or Blu-ray Disc.
If you would like to learn something while listening, go to Pandora.