Music discovery platform Genius has just created “Song Stories,” described as an “experimental product” that will give music fans a deeper look into their favorite music. Combining Genius interviews and YouTube content (like concert footage, music clips and more) to create an interactive experience.
The new feature debuted yesterday on Genius.com and the site’s respective smartphone apps. The currently available stories include Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO TOUR Llif3” and Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”
According to HypeBot:
Users can find Song Stories on the Genius Song Stories gallery page or on individual Genius song pages. More song stories ar planned in the coming weeks.
Lyor Cohen, music mogul and YouTube’s Global Head of Music, said “This project with Genius provides a more immersive way to explore music – it’s the perfect example of innovating in pursuit of [our] goal.”