The Strange, Uninspired History of Spotify’s Bland Logo

The music company has succeeded despite its branding, not because of it

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There is no romantic story behind Spotify’s name.

In a post on the question-and-answer site Quora, Spotify founder Daniel Ek writes that, in 2006, he and co-founder Martin Lorentzon…