Following the library redesign in January, YouTube Music for Android and iOS is rolling out a revamped album view.
YouTube Music first modernized playlists and albums on Android tablets as part of the large-screen optimization push that uses two-column layouts. This new playlist UI then came to Android phones in mid-October and very recently to iOS.
This redesign highlights the album artwork and shows a blurred version behind it. At the top, you get the artist (which can be mined), album/single, and release year. The album name then appears with a description from Wikipedia below.
Actions available include download, add to library, play, share and an overflow menu, which is how you now access shuffle (in a somewhat annoying change). As you scroll through the track list, a playback FAB appears in the lower right corner. Finally, at the very bottom, you get the number of songs and the length of the album.
From this evening, we are witnessing the redesign of this album on YouTube Music for Android and iOS (iPhone + iPad). Rolled out as a server-side update, it does a lot to modernize the app and a bit of pep.
Another recently rolled out tweak sees Google increase the font size in the artist page and Explore tab. This is especially noticeable in the Top Songs list.
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