Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Says He Wants To Buy Arsenal

Perhaps he should sort out music first...?

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has said he wants to buy Arsenal.

The Swedish tech guru is worth in excess of $4 billion, with Spotify now boasting more than 155 million premium users.

Seemingly a long-time fan of Arsenal, the businessman has said he would like to buy the North London club.

In a tweet, he laid out his intentions, saying he has been a Gooner for "as long as I can remember…"

The move was met by derision in some quarters, however. After all, it's mere days since a huge host of top musicians – including Sir Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, and more than 150 peers – signed an open letter decrying the economic imbalance of the streaming era.

The rich get richer, it seems, but those at the bottom can't expect much more than $.003 per stream.

Tim Burgess hit the nail on the head:

For more on the push towards a more equitable digital music marketplace follow the #BrokenRecord campaign. – – –

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