What is 'Audio Day' in Spotify Wrapped 2022? Morning moods explored

Eve Edwards November 30, 2022
What is 'Audio Day' in Spotify Wrapped 2022? Morning moods explored
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Spotify Wrapped arrives on the music streaming platform this November 30, 2022 with new features such as ‘My Audio Day’.

In the lead-up to the release of the annual Wrapped review, Spotify users have been trying to entertain themselves with the likes of Instafest and tuning into their On Repeat playlists. But now all those distractions can be put to one side, as Spotify Wrapped 2022 finally arrives.

Each year, Spotify roll out new elements to the Wrapped review. This year, a breakdown of a listener’s ‘Audio Day’ was added to the slideshow review.

So, what is the Audio Day? Let’s take a look at some of the results listeners were getting from their streams this year.

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Spotify breaks down streams into an Audio Day in 2022

Last year, Spotify Wrapped presented listeners with their Audio Aura. With the help of aura reader Mystic Michaela, listeners could tap into the moods given off by their listening habits.

Like humans, audio has an energy. Last Wrapped release, Spotify data curators worked with Mystic Michaela to connect your 2021 streams to the aura spectrum. This worked by assigning a color to each of six mood descriptor categories (including “happy,” “calm,” and “hopeful,”) and matching them with tracks on Spotify. 

This time around, Spotify has broken up your streams into an Audio Day. This breaks up the moods of your day between morning, noon, and night.

“An interactive story that gives you a peek into how your music taste evolved throughout the day, Audio Day showcases the niche moods and aesthetic descriptors of the music you listened to during morning, midday, and evening time periods,” is how Spotify describes the new feature.

Mornings, noons, and nights take on different moods

If you’ve checked out your Spotify Wrapped 2022, then you will have come across your Audio Day. Whether you’re a hopeless romantic in the mornings or cozy at nights, your Audio Day can help paint a picture of how your day IRL pans out.

Here are some of the happy moods Spotify uses to describe their listeners’ Audio Days: cozy, comforting, feel good, soothing, warm, chill, kindness, fun, peppy, joyful, cheerful, creative, zen.

And for those feeling loved up or sentimental: hopeless romantic, heartache, nostalgia, yearning, bittersweet, peaceful, wistful.

Whereas there were some bolder feelings which Spotify described as such: dramatic, amped, confident, moody, powerful, rebellious, angst, spooky.

Spotify listeners share their Audio Days from this year’s Wrapped

As Spotify Wrapped rolls around, users are sharing their Audio Days to social media.

“No one – and I mean no one – has ever called me a hopeless romantic or yearning in the morning so okay Spotify,” one listener jokingly tweeted.

Check out some of these Spotify listeners’ Audio Days throughout 2022:

It seems like Spotify listeners were largely hopeless romantics this year. This comes as no major surprise considering the amount of love songs listened to in general.

What else is new on Spotify Wrapped 2022?

Audio Day is not the only new feature for Spotify Wrapped 2022. The yearly review has also introduced ‘Your Listening Personality’.

“This year during Wrapped, we’re showcasing 16 different Listening Personality types that Spotify created for 2022 Wrapped. Your Wrapped will showcase your Listening Personality based on how you listened to music throughout the year,” Spotify explains.

Much like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Listening Personality breaks down your music listening habits into sixteen personality types. Find out all about the different types here.

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Eve Edwards is a staff writer for The Focus who has been with GRV Media since April 2019. Having gained a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Bristol, Eve joined GRV starting out as a writer for Reality Titbit before making her way over to HITC. With a passion for music, TV, and cultural news, Eve eventually found a home at The Focus. Eve spent 2021-2022 freelancing for GRV Media while she completed a Masters in Music Performance, and brings her wide array of interests to the company in her written work. In Eve's spare time you'll find her working her way through the day's Wordle, Heardle, and Quordle, or struggling to complete The Guardian's cryptic crossword.