What zodiac sign are you? The age-old icebreaker gains an audible significance with new Spotify playlists based on your astrological sign. But will the music-streaming app’s cosmic guessing game actually bring up your most on-brand tunes?
Launched today (Jan. 17), the 12 zodiac-specific Spotify playlists are curated by a real astrologer, Chani Nicholas. And each unique playlist is “informed by Chani’s astrological readings—which determine the particular sign’s theme of the moment—and is accompanied on [the] platform by the reading itself,” according to a statement from Spotify.
Sound like something you’d be interested in? If you want to check out your zodiac sign’s special Spotify playlist, just go to the app’s Pop Culture hub, as noted by Bustle. There, the dozen Cosmic Playlists are now awaiting your eager ears.
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But how does Nicholas actually choose the tunes that go on each playlist? In a Spotify interview, the cosmic guide reveals the universal feels that point her in the right direction when crafting a digital mixtape for your horoscope.
“When a song resonates with you,” she explains, “it might feel really personal like it’s speaking about your own experience. But it’s also speaking to a huge, broad audience. When there’s something collectively going on where a song resonates for a lot of people, it’s the same way that a horoscope will speak to the archetypal themes of the moment.
“Astrology is about a specific moment in time,” the astrologer adds. “Each moment has a specific astrological mark. … Spotify and I have come together to take the theme of the moment for each sign and curate a playlist that reflects that.”
Are you ready to dive into Spotify’s astrologically aligned playlists? Fire up the app and cruise on over to the Pop Culture hub. And see if your personal music tastes line up with your zodiac sign’s Spotify playlist. What have you got to lose?