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Amazon Prime Music launching today in Canada

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  • Jan 16th, 2018 11:04 am
Newbie
Feb 13, 2007
9 posts
BreadBagSeals wrote:
Nov 20th, 2017 1:10 pm
Same here.

Edit: Did the online chat thing with support to get it fixed.
It's a simple fix!

If any Amazon Prime Canada subscriber is experiencing difficulties with Amazon Prime Music Canada, you need to contact Amazon support. Amazon is aware of a problem where Canadian subscribers are erroneously being redirected to Amazon Prime Music U.S.
It's an easy fix but it will take about 24 hours for the correction to migrate across all the Amazon servers.

All you need to do is open a chat session with Amazon support.

Note: This migration will not impact your ability to purchase on Amazon.com.
Jr. Member
Aug 22, 2014
197 posts
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Ottawa, ON
sconnelly wrote:
Nov 25th, 2017 6:41 pm
It's an easy fix but it will take about 24 hours for the correction to migrate across all the Amazon servers.
In my case it was instant once the customer rep flipped the switch.
Member
Nov 22, 2015
275 posts
221 upvotes
Toronto
Its been out for a week now. And in my opinion it sucks.
Jr. Member
Feb 8, 2010
191 posts
20 upvotes
Brampton
Its good to have it for free with prime but contents of music and prime video is very limited for canadians
Member
Nov 21, 2017
442 posts
371 upvotes
I've had it on my phone for over a month. Nice to have but one big problem - the music catalogue is missing way too many artists. I'm actually surprised at how Amazon launched this service with a half ass music collection.
Newbie
Jan 17, 2009
90 posts
22 upvotes
Toronto, Ontario
They should work on Amazon video first.. i can stream 4k netflix no problem, but my tv struggles to stream any hd amazon content.

I dont have high hopes for their music service.
Member
Oct 18, 2012
257 posts
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OTTAWA
Vasilyke wrote:
Nov 28th, 2017 10:36 am
Its been out for a week now. And in my opinion it sucks.
I agree. The selection sucks. Hopefully, Amazon pumps some money into it.
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Nov 21, 2017
442 posts
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mannat25 wrote:
Nov 28th, 2017 10:38 am
Its good to have it for free with prime but contents of music and prime video is very limited for canadians
Not just Canadians have been content shafted this time. Americans have pretty much panned Amazon prime music. Amazon offers a more complete music collection.... For an additional price of course.
Jr. Member
Feb 13, 2004
116 posts
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As said in a few of the previous posts, it's been around for a few weeks at least and the selection is indeed meh.

I sorta see it as a (very minimal) "value add".
It certainly wouldn't convince me to sign up for Prime if I didn't already see the value of having a Prime account for other reasons.
Member
Nov 22, 2012
451 posts
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VANCOUVER
Ecsta wrote:
Nov 28th, 2017 10:39 am
They should work on Amazon video first.. i can stream 4k netflix no problem, but my tv struggles to stream any hd amazon content.

I dont have high hopes for their music service.
Both work fine on all my devices.
Member
Nov 21, 2017
442 posts
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Overall I'm glad they launched it because theres always potential to expand the collection especially now following very negative feedback. Patience.
Newbie
Jul 10, 2017
98 posts
130 upvotes
I had a look and it's nice for being included with Prime. But with a catalog of 2M tracks (vs 40M-ish of premium services), it's lacking.

Case in point: They have three Pink Floyd albums (Dark Side of the Moon, Atom Heart Mother and Meddle).

Google Music has 28 Pink Floyd albums.

Keep in mind that Amazon does have Amazon Unlimited as a premium service with a more competitive catalog.

I'm sure if you want to hear current pop songs, Prime Music has you covered.
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Oct 2, 2010
2859 posts
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Mississauga
lol, the wife told me first about it, video kinda lacking
haven't checked music yet as I have play music
no FS or FT atm

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