Spotify is a convenient cloud-based service. I’ve discovered a lot of new music on it, including obscure stuff by artists I’ve been following for forty years. For example, as I write his (23-01-2022) I’m listening to Les Granges_Brulees by Jean-Michel Jarre for the first time. On the other side of that coin, Spotify does not contain my entire current library, so I’m slowly adding the missing items manually as local files.

Given the popularity of Spotify, it deels like the absence of an album from Spotify is one possible measure of its obscurity…

Jean-Michel Jarre

Year Album  
2002 Sessions 2000 Jarre’s 14th studio album
2004 Aero A compilation album with three new tracks and new connecting pieces.
2006 Téo & Téa Jarre’s 16th studio album

It also doesn’t contain the 2015 Essential Recollection compilation, but as that’s a compilation with no new tracks, I built a Spotify playlist.

Mike Oldfield

Year Album Note
2017 Return to Ommadawn About 8 min of the 42 minute alblum is available