Did Spotify Just Kill The Karaoke Bar?

The streaming service has added lyrics to its vast music library. 
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The streaming service has added lyrics to its vast music library. 
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Spotify, the streaming music service that your parents have heard of, has apparently set their sights on the karaoke industry. The service has just rolled out a new feature that will help listeners sing along to lyrics by showing them said lyrics. No more will you have to trudge to a local karaoke bar or rent a karaoke machine to sing along with "Let's Dance." Now, everyone is one laptop away from the most bangin' karaoke party this side of K-Town.

We're all for more singing, but this new development might just spell the end of the cheesy karaoke music video, a much beloved genre that thrived during the eighties. Singing "Simply The Best" is one thing, singing it while a borderline nonsensical series of images plays behind you - something else entirely. 

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