Apple Music is set to relaunch next month, just one year after making its debut. The streaming service will undergo "sweeping changes" according to Bloomberg. It's said to be Apple's riposte to the "tepid reviews" the service has received.
According to 9to5Mac, these changes will include a simpler design that ditches the current colourful look in favour of a black and white theme. Album artwork will be more prominent, but the backgrounds will no longer change colour when you browse in the Albums view.
Lyrics will also be integrated, though that will happen gradually, with only the biggest acts supported at the relaunch.
The New tab will be ditched, with a lot of the current content made part of a new and better organised Browse tab, just like Spotify.
For You will be simplified and better promoted.
The Beats 1 radio service won't change too much, however.
These changes will be accompanied by a marketing blitz to try to boost the service's 13 million subscribers.
Apple's services division was the silver lining to the cloud that was its recent quarterly profits. The firm's revenue fell, while iPhone sales also fell for the first time ever.
The firm is expected to relaunch Apple Music at its Worldwide Developers Conference, which takes place next month.
Source: Bloomberg, 9to5Mac