Obama Posts Spotify Playlists: Beyonce, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, Aretha Franklin

I don’t think we’re supposed to actually believe that the president has time to compile Spotify playlists, but he IS on vacation right now. The playlist’s header notes that as it’s an official White House account, messages to the president on Spotify are subject to being archived at Homeland Security (probably.) The link above is for the nighttime playlist – here’s the daytime playlist.

  • Octavio

    Any play list that starts off with John Coltrane has my immediate interest. 🙂

  • Treg Brown

    So more reasons to crush on the Prez!

    • Doug105

      As this seems to be about pop culture.

      Netflix is going where HBO seems to fear to tread. In their first Spanish language series, Club de Cuervos, which focuses on the heirs to a soccer club, they hired Argentinian actor Joaquín Ferreira as their sex symbol, and man, did he deliver – full frontal, and the man is genetically gifted. Totally NSFW evidence of why HBO should be worried about their status.
      NSFW link

      • Treg Brown

        That guy’s rig is, um, substantial. If I was at home, I’d be in bunk… 🙂

      • W0W!!!!! What a beautiful instrument of pleasure. I’d sure play on it.

        • Doug105

          Downloading the 1st one going to wait on HD torrents for the rest.

    • Giant Monster Gamera

      He can be my commander in chief anytime.

    • Webslinger
    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      I think this is the first election in my life where I will need to cast my vote for someone that I cant imagine ” doing it ” with.

      • bill weber

        As arguments against democracy go, you’re one of the best.

        • Ragnar Lothbrok

          Thanks !

  • bkmn

    DHS is going to get a few names of people to keep an eye on from morons complaining to the Prez on Spotify.

  • WiscoJoe

    Hey, look, my boyfriend made me a new mixtape with all of my favorite artists.
    Help me, I think I’m falling in love again.

    I kind of think Beyonce’s ‘Superpower’ was written about Obama… Anyone else?

  • MattM

    Could Robyn’s “U Should Know Better” be added to this playlist? Nothing’s better than Snoop Dog saying “black President living in the White House” with all that swagger.


    • WiscoJoe

      I think POTUS is saving that one for the ‘after party’ mix.

  • RJ Tremor

    I would believe he does. I mean, what else ya gonna do in the bathroom? Aside from Tumblr that is…

  • meh.

    but, like any American, i hope the family is having a truly nice vacation. i am the first critic of this administration, but i feel for the family. i hope they are insulated at least a little bit from the drama that is being “leader of the free world,” even if only for a short time. everyone needs a break.

    • oh, was that a troll? well, this was what i said, to clarify in case that was needed:
      i know Michelle. she’s a really great person. i’m pretty sure she’s in
      “it’s almost over” mode. the circus of being the First Family is
      something even our most Fabulous Queens can only imagine. 8 years on the
      stage is a loooooong time. and then there are the kids, who have done a
      bang up job of not being Jenna and not-Jenna. the pressure is
      ridiculous, for all of them.

      i don’t buy the “President is a
      Spotify guy!” story one bit. but i do wish him and his extended family a
      good time and a real break. meh.

  • Aman InAmsterdam

    Apart from Coldplay and Frank Ocean I do not see any Brits on the list. Shame! 🙂

    • shrubs

      Frank Ocean is British?

    • Cousin Bleh

      You’re not very observant. The Rolling Stones and Florence and the Machine are British.

  • bill weber

    Anything that keeps him from prosecuting more whistleblowers and murdering more civilians with drones is jake by me.

  • Alessar

    Finally, I can non-ironically say, “Thanks Obama!” : )