Web Services


Get a list of the user's friends on

Example URLs

To get an example URL for this API call you'll first need to join and then get an API account.


user (Required) : The username to fetch the friends of.
recenttracks (Optional) : Whether or not to include information about friends' recent listening in the response.
limit (Optional) : The number of results to fetch per page. Defaults to 50.
page (Optional) : The page number to fetch. Defaults to first page.
api_key (Required) : A API key.


This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<lfm status="ok" total="109" page="1" perPage="50" totalPages="3">
    <friends user="joanofarctan">
            <realname>Michael Coffey</realname>
            <image size="small"></image>
            <image size="medium"></image>
            <image size="large"></image>
            <image size="extralarge"></image>
            <registered unixtime="1189696970">2007-09-13 15:22</registered>


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