The streaming music service has apparently gotten past the licensing problems that have held it back from a US launch.
This article titled “Spotify says it is coming to US ‘soon'. Just don't ask quite when” was written by Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Wednesday 6th July 2011 17.04 UTC
Spotify, the music streaming service, is coming to the US “soon”, according to an announcement on its front page. When is “soon”? According to Ricardo Vice Santos, who does “cool stuff” for the company, “soon enough to make me excited/worried”.
The company has struggled with its attempt to break into the US market: it's no secret that US record labels have been holding it back because they have been sticky about licensing their content.