Picture-perfect, you don’t need no filter — but you need the perfect song to go with your latest Snapchat. That’s why the social media platform launched Sounds early Thursday (Oct. 15), which features a snippet of Justin Bieber’s new single before its release.
Now, Snapchatters have access to a curated music library so their favorite songs by established and emerging artists can soundtrack the short videos they send to friends and family. Snapchat’s Sounds list will exclusively feature a sample of “Lonely,” Bieber and Benny Blanco’s new collaboration that’s set to drop first thing Friday.
When a user receives a Snap with Sounds, they can swipe up to see the song title, artist name and album artwork. A “Play This Song” link will also pop up to let them listen to the full song on their desired digital and streaming platform, such as Spotify, Apple Music and SoundCloud.
Beliebers will be able to save a download link for “Lonely,” which they can listen to in full later when it officially comes out.
Listen to how Sounds on Snapchat works in the intro video below.