OK, Google. Music in 2019 isn't what it was, but Play nice, will ya?

Bug appears to hate tunes released this year

A bug has music lovers with a Google Play subscription stumped – devices won't cast music from 2019 to connected speakers.

Reader Paul Brown owns a Home and several other Google devices including a Pixel phone. The Home speaker won't play music released in 2019, Paul told us. While his Pixel 3 XL will "play anything … you then can't cast it or ask Google Home to play it," he said.

A video describes the results.

Youtube Video

Google appears to have acknowledged the bug and escalated it. Our tipster also let Android Authority know, and they managed to replicate the bug in two global regions.

It's looking like it could be a rights management issue.

We asked Google for more information, but the ad-slinger has yet to respond. ®

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