Songza, the music playing app that offered playlists based on moods and activities and a concierge service to help you pick out a playlist, will be becoming Google Play Music on Jan. 31 2016.
Songza emailed this letter to subscribers Tuesday night.
In a nutshell, we built Songza to make life better by playing you music tailored to every moment of every day.
In July 2014, Songza was acquired by Google (#ConsciousCoupling), and in them we found a company who shares our excitement for IRL soundtracking. Over the past year and a half, we’ve worked hard to bring all of the features that you love from Songza to Google Play Music, including the Concierge and our massive library of hand-curated playlists — from Walking On Sunshine to Hillbilly Bodybuilding, no moment shall go un-soundtracked.
Thanks to Google Play Music (and our kick-ass team, which continues to grow faster than a Twista verse), we’ve been able to bring Songza’s Concierge experience to a new audience of music fans in the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, Brazil, Japan, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Mexico, and Russia (*wipes brow*) — with even more countries coming soon.
Thank you SO much for being a part of the Songza community over all of these years. We’re really proud of the work that we’ve done on Google Play Music and we truly hope you’ll join us there.
Hugs and headphones,
-Elias, Elliott, Eric, Peter and the whole Songza team
P.S. We made you a kinda awkward video.
R.I.P. Songza. It will be interesting to see how people take to Google Music with the other music and streaming sites that exist.