Android Users Can Now Take Rhapsody to Outer Space!

…Or anywhere else: Rhapsody launched its app for Android, featuring offline playback of downloaded tracks—no network required

Nov 15, 2010, 08:00 ET from Rhapsody

SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Android users can now take their Rhapsody subscriptions anywhere, regardless of whether they have a network connection.  Today, the premium, on-demand digital music service announced the launch of its new Android 2.0 application featuring offline playback, now available for download in the Android Market.



With the new app, Rhapsody subscribers with mobile devices running the Android operating system can download tracks and playlists and make them available anywhere—no network required.

"We believe all the music you could ever want should be at your fingertips at all times," said Brendan Benzing, chief product officer, Rhapsody. "The ability to download music to your favorite device mimics the experience millions of consumers have enjoyed on MP3 players for years, which makes the subscription model even more attractive to them.  The Rhapsody app transforms an Android to an MP3 player on steroids; beefed up with Rhapsody's extensive catalog of more than 10.6 million tracks."

The Rhapsody app is also available on BlackBerry devices and iPhones.  Offline playback is currently offered on the Rhapsody iPhone app, which features simple, one-click album downloads.

To download the Rhapsody app simply point your phone's browser to and download today.  It's also available directly at iTunes App store, Android Market and now, GetJar.

Rhapsody subscribers have access to a library of 10.6 million tracks from the PC, mobile device, TV and connected home audio systems, as well as music editorial and programming from some of the most renowned music writers anywhere, for $9.99 per month--less than the cost of one CD or most downloaded albums. Visit for more information.

About Rhapsody

The Rhapsody® digital music service ( gives subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than ten million songs, whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone. Rhapsody allows subscribers to access their music through more touch-points than any other digital music service, including mobile phones from Verizon Wireless, through Rhapsody applications on the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, RIM BlackBerry and Android mobile platform as well as through devices from Vizio, SanDisk, HP, Sonos and Philips. Rhapsody, and the Rhapsody logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Rhapsody International Inc.


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