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Feature Request: Remove "rock critics" opinions on the album notes?

Feature Request: Remove "rock critics" opinions on the album notes?

Status: Open Ideas

Hi, I love Pandora and use it all the time, but I keep encountering something in the interface that really bugs me.  Often, the album notes for music I'm interested in are written by a "music critic" who voices his personal opinions, generally dated and often hostile. I think it should be obvious that if I'm bothering to listen to an old album on Pandora, it's something I like and want to listen to.  I not only don't care that some critic from 40 years ago doesn't like the same music I do, I'm actually annoyed by it. It's a clear negative for the Pandora product. 

I'm also kind of dismayed by the idea of someone trying to check out a great album they heard about only to read (in the album notes!) that it's, apparently, "pretentious." 

Because, in the end, is there any more useless type of critic than a rock critic? I mean, critics in general  are gatekeepers of all the things rock music is either attacking or trying to ignore. At the time, they hated Led Zeppelin and Rush and AC/DC, and even Elvis. Years later, sure they "knew it all along." But seriously, I don't want to see what a critic thinks in the liners notes. If I want to know, I'll look it up.

Please use the album notes for facts and quotes from the band that might help present the music as they intended. Thanks.

Moderator Edit: Changing title for clarity


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Status changed to: Open Ideas

Hi @13x! Thanks for posting and thanks for your feedback.

Your post status has been updated to Open Ideas. Hope to see you around community more! 🙂