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Should I use Spotify for streaming or sign up to another service?

Rita Ora performs at the Absolut Open Mic x Spotify Grammy Weekend party performances in January.
Rita Ora performs at the Absolut Open Mic x Spotify Grammy Weekend party performances in January. Photograph: Silverhub/Rex/Shutterstock

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.

This week’s question:

I’m 47 and a music fan, but have resisted Spotify until now and have supported local record stores. My brother’s a keen fan of their £10 a month ad-free service. But as I looked into it, I found similar services from Amazon, Apple and Deezer. I’m totally confused! Should I go with Spotify or one of the others?

Do you have a problem readers could solve? Email your suggestions to money@theguardian.com or write to us at Money, The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU

This article titled "Should I use Spotify for streaming or sign up to another service?" was written by , for theguardian.com on Monday 12 February 2018 03.14pm

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